Bat Night at Pentire Head

24th July 2019

Join National Trust rangers for an evening all about bats. Starting with a talk about British bats, we will then see and hear greater horseshoe bats emerge after sunset from old mine workings. Talk starts promptly at 8.30pm. Children with adult supervision welcome. Bring a chair or rug to sit on, warm clothes, and a torch is useful. Bat capes optional. £3 per person. Booking is essential as the date may change due to unfavourable weather 01208 863046

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Bat and moth event at Fryent Country Park

1st August 2019

2 events in 1. Bat walk and moth trapping at Fryent County Park. All moths released afterwards! This event is open to the public and it's free (although donations welcome). Please bring a torch and a bat detector if you have one. Meeting point at the Car Park at OS Grid Reference TQ19550 87698.

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Bat Night at Stowe Barton and Coombe Valley

2nd August 2019

An introductory talk about bats over a cup of coffee or juice at Stowe Barton followed by a walk through Coombe Valley with bat detectors hearing and seeing some of the bats which roost in this area. Children with adult supervision welcome. Organised by Cornwall Wildlife Trust Bude Group in conjunction with National Trust and Cornwall Bat Group. £3 per person. Bring a torch and warm clothes.

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Bat Night at Pentire Head

7th August 2019

Join National Trust rangers for an evening all about bats. Starting with a talk about British bats, we will then see and hear greater horseshoe bats emerge after sunset from old mine workings. Talk starts promptly at 8.30pm. Children with adult supervision welcome. Bring a chair or rug to sit on, warm clothes, and a torch is useful. Bat capes optional. £3 per person. Booking is essential as the date may change due to unfavourable weather 01208 863046

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Bat event at Bentley Old Vicarage Nature Reserve

12th August 2019

This event is open to the public and it's free (although donations welcome). Please bring a torch and a bat detector if you have one. The meeting point is the car park at OS Grid Reference TQ15341 91736.

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Bat walk & talk, Glen Finglas

13th September 2019

A beginner's guide to bats involves an indoor session on bat ecology, followed by a practical field session (including utilising bat detectors). Wrap up warm and bring your (head)torch to look at these elusive creatures through the eyes of a bat expert. This event is intended for adults and children of 10 years and above and runs in corporation with the Bat Conservation Trust. The indoor session will look into bats as woodland indicator species, their ecology and conservation whilst on the walk we'll venture out at dusk into the woods, around the lower slopes of Glen Finglas, using bat detectors and interrogating the moth trap.

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