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May Days
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 2nd June 2022

As we go into the month of May we enter the last month of Spring. The origin of the name is probably the Roman goddess Maia,...

Nature Watch
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 1st June 2022

Each season at the park brings its own delights. In the winter it may seem as though the park is sleeping but there is still...

The Yellow Month
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 6th March 2022

March is the month when Spring arrives and nature starts to emerge from its winter sleep. Yellow is the signature colour of...

The Park Landscape in February
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 8th February 2022

The Winter months, when the trees are leafless, the vegetation has died back and the frost sharpens the outlines of the...

Nature notes for January
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 29th December 2021

Vernon, 6th Lord Bolingbroke, was a well-known naturalist. During 1967 he contributed short articles to the Ringwood and...

The Holly and the Ivy
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 30th November 2021

It’s December and nature in Lydiard Park has its own festive decorations. The European Holly tree with its bright red...

Nature in November
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 30th November 2021

Winter may be coming and we may need to dig out our warm coats for a walk in the park, but there is still plenty to see and...

Autumn Adventures in the Park
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 20th September 2021

The peaceful parkland at Lydiard is the perfect place to enjoy autumn, to walk on a misty morning or a windy afternoon, to...

Summer in the Park
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 28th June 2021

It’s high summer and time to enjoy the colours and scents of the season! The long, warm evenings are the perfect time for...

Thirty Days Wild!
Category: Lydiard Outdoors Articles Published on: 1st June 2021

There’s no better time to get out and about and enjoy nature than in June when the days are at their longest (the Summer...