Weekend of wildlife fun hosted at Trebah Garden

May 20th, 2015

Over 2500 people flocked to the idyllic Trebah Garden over the previous weekend to take part in the annual celebrations which showcased the work of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

The Garden, at Mawnan Smith, near Falmouth and our Cornwall luxury self-catering accommodation, hosting a variety of events for all the family, educating visitors on the diversity of nature and wildlife which we live side by side with in Cornwall.

One such event included the opportunity to meet and learn about buzzards, owls, hawks and snakes thanks to the Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre, while visitors could also find out more about the fascinating life of bats thanks to a demonstration from the Cornwall Bat Group.

The weekend embraced all creatures great and small, with the Kernow Microscopial Society allowing visitors to investigate and learn about insects, plants and rocks on an extremely close-up scale.

Along with talks and demonstrations, other more hands-on activities took place across the grounds, including rockpooling on Trebah’s private beach, as well as guided nature and wildlife walks.

Director of Trebah Garden Nigel Burnett spoke of the incredible success of the event, down to a number of factors including a wide range of events, the beautiful surroundings of the gardens and the great weather the area had over the weekend as contributors to its success, and already has hopes to replicate the event in 2016.

Image: Christopher Hill, available under Creative Commons