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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 9 January
  • Sunday 20 January
  • Wednesday 13 February
  • Sunday 17 February

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.

Woodland wonders festive trail: Saturday 1 December - Wednesday 2 January

Get yourself in the festive mood by collecting one of our leaflets from the Information Point and guiding yourself along our seasonal trail. Fun for all ages. Suggested donation £2. Bring a pencil.

Winter Tree I.D.: Sunday 3 February, morning.

Find out how to identify the trees in the Beeches when they don't have their leaves, on this two hour gentle stroll. Booking required.

Woodland Wonders trail: Saturday 16 February - Sunday 24 February

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 £2. Bring a pencil!

​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 December 2018