Off The Beaten Track in Ledmore Oakwood

Times they are a changing….

Autumn’s in full swing and the trees are a riot of colour.
A walk in the woods here at this time of year is truly beautiful – more than that infact, breathtaking! The colours in the rowan and cherry a fiery red, the golden leaves of the aspen are falling in a waterfall of colour and sound.
This is without doubt my favourite time of year. Mental not to self “must take some photos to post here”

Autumn’s approaching….

I get the feeling in the last couple of days that our recent spell of sunshine is summers final flurry. The Ospreys have left, the Swallows are massing, and the first few Geese honked overhead as I was walking home this evening – there’s a chill in the air that’s been absent for the last few months too. The birch leaves seem to have been the first to feel it, just starting to yellow in places. Caught in the midday sun you might think it’s the golden green of summer you’re seeing but in the last of the evening light you know, Autumn’s approaching……

Halloween Crafts at Ledmore & Migdale Woods October 23rd

Save the date!

Make a lantern or broomstick and join us for fireside faerie stories, marshmallows and a ghostly lamp lit parade! Materials provided, fancy dressers welcome. 4pm – 7pm. Meet in the Woodland Trust car park, Spinningdale Glen.

This is a free event, but we ask that all under sixteens are accompanied by an adult.

For further details or directions please email spinningdalewoodsman

Oakwood Exploration Ledmore & Migdale Woods October 10th

Not to be missed.

Oak trees and charcoal, shoreline and otters – come for a steep scramble through Ledmore Oakwood! Learn the secrets of its past and cast otter tracks on the beach. Sturdy footwear and nimble feet essential, bring a packed lunch. 11am – 3pm. Meet in the parking place on the A949 between Creich and Spinningdale.

This event is free to attend, but we ask that all under sixteens are accompanied by an adult.