29. June 2019 - 10:30 till 12:30
Share it on:

Beautiful Butterflies | Newton Farm Ecology Park | Saturday, 29. June 2019

Butterflies are fascinating creatures which have been on the planet for at least 130 million years. Come and watch them in action; learn amazing facts about their lives and behaviour; create your own crafty butterfly and discover ways you can encourage butterflies at home.
All the best things in life: being in nature, being creative and learning - great quality time with your family and best of all its free! But be quick places will go fast.
Do bring along your Harrow Nature Heroes log book to get a stamp or you can join our Harrow Nature Heroes Scheme on the day.
Booking essential.
Suitable for families with children 4 and over. (No unaccompanied children) 
Please wear sturdy shoes, long sleved trousers and tops for protection and bring water and a snack. 
How to get here: Newton Farm Ecology Park [HA2 9DA] is situated south of Rayner's Lane Station between Alexandra Avenue and Rayner's Lane.The park has 2 main entrances one on Alexandra Avenue and the other on Rayners Lane. There is la small carpark on Rayners Lane and limited street parking. Once you arrive please follow the Harrow Nature Heroes arrows.The entrance on Alexandra Avenue is roughly opposite to the Alexandra Medical centre. It is in the service road running parallel to Alexandra Avenue. (Not to be confused with the entrance to the allotments)Public Transport: The H12 bus runs along Rayner's Lane. The nearest bus stops are at Coles Crescent stops K and H. it is a short walk westwards to the entrance.The 398 runs along Alexandra Avenue; stops V or Y, outside the Alexandra Medical Centre, are the closest.The nearest tube is Rayners Lane Station, on the Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines. The park is a 15-minute walk from the station.This is a  Harrow Nature Heroes, event for Harrow Nature Conservation Forum a Sub Group of Harrow Heritage Trust) presented by Get Into Nature. For more information email Caroline Nathanson on: harrownatureheroes@gmail.com
The event is funded through a project done for Harrow Heritage Trust and funded by The Big Lottery Grant through Harrow Community Action.