WALK DESCRIPTION: Join us for a guided walk at Corehead looking at Tree ID in Summer on the 13th August. We will meet at the Corehead car park at 10am, and be back at the car park for 3pm. The walk will be at a gentle pace, on farm tracks and across fields and rougher ground so please wear appropriate footwear. You will learn to recognise the distinguishing features and characteristics of many of our native trees as well as hearing how these trees are woven into the folklore and history of the landscape. We will also discuss how these trees are part of our landscape scale ecological restoration across the Wild Heart. This day is aimed at beginners, and no previous knowledge or experience is necessary, but please do come equipped to spend a day in the outdoors.
FACILITIES: It’s worth noting this is a rural location, and the nearest public toilets are located in Moffat.
Please bring enough food and water with you for the day, as well as walking boots, suitable clothing, waterproofs, sun protection and midge repellent.
LOCATION & PARKING: The Corehead car park can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/5eifpAH2zbGZVbPz7
Directions: To visit Corehead, head north from Moffat on Beechgrove leading to The Old Edinburgh Rd. Continue until you reach Ericstane farm. Follow the road round to the right, crossing a small bridge with railings, then go through the farm. Continue carefully along this road until you reach the carpark.
TICKETS: Please book via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/borders-forest-trust-tree-id-walk-for-beginners-tickets-667425647077
This series of guided walks is part of Reviving the Wild Heart of Southern Scotland, a Borders Forest Trust programme of habitat creation and enhancement, community engagement and educational opportunities focusing on the Wild Heart sites. It is part of Destination Tweed, a multi-partner source-to-sea river revitalisation project lead by Tweed Forum and part-funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Due to this generous funding tickets are offered free of charge, if you would like to make a donation to Borders Forest Trust please feel free to do so.
ENQUIRIES: Numbers are limited, so please do let us know if you are no longer able to attend, so we can offer the place to someone else. Any questions please contact our Wild Heart Project Officer firstname.lastname@example.org