Pond Dipping & Bug Hunting Days

Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

2nd August 2017 : 11am - 3.45pm

Discover the secret world of minibeasts with guided pond dipping and bug hunting sessions.

Sessions are at the following times:

  1. 11am-12noon Pond Dipping
  2. 12 noon-12.45pm Bug Hunting
  3. 2-3pm Pond Dipping
  4. 3-3.45pm Bug Hunting

Suitable for all ages and no booking necessary.

All under 10s must be accompanied by an adult on site.

No playgroups or groups of more than 10 children.

Dress for the weather (it will go ahead rain or shine). Pond dipping involves lying down on a wooden decking area.

The site has a visitor centre and toilets, including accessible toilet with baby changing facilities. There is no café on site but there is a village square with café and small shops nearby.

Good level access across the site with wide wooden boardwalks and accessible bird hides. Activities also accessible. Disabled toilet and baby changing facility. Wheelchair available to borrow. Disabled parking space at the end of John Harrison Way. Ring 0208 293 1904 for any special parking arrangements needed.

Good public transport access: North Greenwich tube, buses 108, 129, 132, 161, 188, 422, 472, 486 to Millennium Village Oval Square stop. By bicycle or on foot: along the Thames Path between the 02 and the Thames Barrier, with places to lock bikes. Free parking for 2 hours on John Harrison Way, Pear Tree Way and West Parkside but spaces very limited.

Event Contact

For more information or if you have a query about this event please call 0208 293 1904 or email Joanne Smith or Tony Day

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Events key:

  • Dog friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Parking available
  • Taking place outdoors
  • Tickets required
  • Educational & creative
  • Events for grown-ups
  • Child friendly
  • Healthy & active
  • A Community event
  • A Volunteering event
  • Event facilities
  • Entrance fee or Event cost
  • Meeting place