Warley Woods Park and Golf Course

managed by Warley Woods Community Trust

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Upcoming Events

  • May 1, 2017 – Volunteer Monday 2:00 pm
  • May 8, 2017 – Communities Subgroup 5:00 pm
  • May 9, 2017 – Site Subgroup 10:00 am
  • May 9, 2017 – Communications Subgroup 7:30 pm
  • May 14, 2017 – Volunteer Sunday 10:30 am
  • May 15, 2017 – Volunteer Monday 2:00 pm
  • May 16, 2017 – Board Meeting 7:00 pm
  • May 20, 2017 – Plant Sale 10:00 am
  • May 23, 2017 – Resources Subgroup 7:00 pm
  • May 28, 2017 – Volunteer Sunday 10:30 am

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Bird Box Live

Our bird box with a camera has residents this year.  Two blue tits, now named Sam (uel) and Lucy after the first owners of Warley Park have laid a clutch of eight eggs and are now incubating them.  Many thanks to Di Kerr who donated the box, Abbie Kendrick who donated the monitor and John Tunrbull who installed all the technicals.  The monitor is in the café at the Pavilion and you can come and see what they are up to during our opening hours.  7am – 6pm weekends and 8am – 7pm weekdays.  The café closes at 3-3.30, but the shop serves icecreams, hot drinks and snacks after the café closes.

 

Here are the eggs and click here to see a short video of Lucy on the nest.

Calling All Photographers

2018 is the 200th anniversary of Humphry Repton’s death. He was a nationally renowned landscape architect who designed Warley Woods and Park in the 1790s for the Galton family.

International Garden Photographer of the Year have teamed up with the National Trust and National Trust at Sheringham Park, to celebrate the work of Humphry Repton, in a new special award.

Repton was seen as the successor to Capability Brown. He was involved in approximately 400 commissions nationwide including at least eight National Trust sites in addition to Sheringham Park including: Antony (Cornwall), Ashridge (Hertfordshire), Attingham (Shropshire), Hatchlands (Surrey), Plas Newydd (Anglesey, Wales), Tatton Park (Cheshire), Uppark (West Sussex) and Wimpole (Cambridgeshire).

He was famous for producing his designs in Moroccan red leather books.

To celebrate the anniversary there is a national photographic competition which is looking for photos of Repton landscapes in the present day. See this link for details https://igpoty.com/competitions/humphry-repton-2017/
We know lots of visitors to the woods take photos so here is your chance to reach a wider audience and have the chance to win a photography competition. Get snapping!

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