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Fun, family activities at Burnham Beeches

Guided walks, events and volunteers programme

Mid-week and weekend guided walks, events and volunteer tasks are frequently held at Burnham Beeches. The events programme is designed for people of all ages and often includes activities for younger visitors. If you would like to join us at an event, or help out on a volunteer task, please download the Events diary guide 2019 (3.5MB) or pick up a copy from the Information Point or Burnham Beeches Office.

Many events require booking - all bookings are now taken through Eventbrite

Events and activities coming up

Simply Walk

These walks are on the second Wednesday and the third Sunday of each month. The next dates are:

  • Wednesday 10 October
  • Sunday 21 October

There is no need to book for Simply Walk, just meet us at the Information Point at 10.45am on Wednesdays or 2.15pm on Sundays to join us on an hour's gentle stroll around the reserve. Further information is available from Buckinghamshire County Council.

Meet the Ranger on Location: Sunday 14 October, 2 - 3.30pm

From Harry Potter to Robin Hood, one of the Rangers will be near the cafe to talk about some of the films that have been shot here.

Woodland Wonders - Autumn trail: Saturday 20 - Sunday 28 October

Have a wonderful woodland adventure on  our popular half term trail. Aimed at children up to 12. Pick up a leaflet from the Information Point and guide yourself along the route. Suggested donation £1. Bring a pencil.

Fabulous autumnal photography: Sunday 28 October, morning

Join professional photographer Paul Mitchell on this 3 hour stroll to discover some of the secrets of great photography. There will also be the chance to get tips and advice about editing images. Cost £10 (all money raised goes to Burnham Beeches). Booking required

Autumn colours walk: Tuesday 6 November, morning

Burnham Beeches is fabulous in autumn and we are hoping for another brilliant display of greens, golds and coppers on this one and a half hour walk. Booking required 

​Do you have an event or activity that you want to do at the Beeches?

We offer guided walks for groups, depending on timings and staff availability - contact us to find out more.

If you are organising an event at Burnham Beeches or a visit for a group or school, you may need to apply for a licence. Licences are free, but can take up to a minimum of two weeks to arrange.

As a National Nature Reserve with some sensitive habitats and ancient monuments, there are areas which are out of bounds for certain activities so it important that we know what you are planning. This way we can use our knowledge of the reserve to help you get the most out of your activity.

Contact us

Please contact us for more information about any of our events. for more information about any of our events.

13 March 2012
Last Modified:
24 September 2019