On 30th April (at a very early 5.30am!) we had our first Dawn Chorus walk, led by local bird expert Andy.
We saw a total of 31 species, showing just how important the site is for wildlife. Species spotted:
Robin, Wren, Blue tit, Great tit, Woodpigeon Carrion crow, Song thrush, Bullfinch, Nuthatch, Collard dove, Feral pigeon, Jay, Chiffchaff, Garden warbler, Blackcap, Lesser whitethroat, Blackbird, Magpie, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Dunnock, House sparrow, Long-tailed tit, Great spotted woodpecker, Buzzard, Black headed gull, Siskin, Mistle thrush, Goldcrest, Kestrel.
For other events see below
Last Wednesday of the month March – September 2016
A guided tour covering 700 years of history on the gardens
Includes a visit to our Heritage Display Garden
Starting at the Visitor Centre at 1.30pm
All tours last roughly 90 mins
Teas, coffees and light refreshments available in our indoor or outdoor seating area at the eco-friendly Visitor Centre
Booking essential via firstname.lastname@example.org
or on 0115 9589255
St Anns in Bloom Open Gardens Tour
See a selections of gardens which have entered into our competition this year
17th July 1pm starting at Robin Hood’s Chase
Buns and Roses
A celebration of the St Anns Roses Show
With tea and cake!
Saturday 25th June
St Anns Allotments Heritage Open Day
Saturday 10th September
11am – 4pm
Open gardens, guided tours, produce and plant sales.
Fun for all the family
A Tour of St Anns Allotments
– with a difference
Join our STAA Trek – The Next Generation Autumn Walk
Saturday 24th September 2016, 10.30am
*BOOKING ESSENTIAL via
The walk will be led by Captain Paul Freeborough
Follow old paths across Coppice Park up onto Caunton Avenue, Thyra Grove, Woodborough Road, Dagmar Grove and The Crescent, before turning into Sycamore Park and the western entrance of the Allotments. The culmination of the STAA-Trek will be a heritage and wildlife tour of Nottingham’s unique detached Victorian Gardens – St Anns Allotments.
All STAA-Trekkies should be aware that the walk will include a number of steep hills and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. Comfortable walking boots/shoes, long trousers and a bottle of water are recommended. Bring a picnic lunch!
Unsuitable for young children.
Donation request £5
or 0115 958 9255