Grab your binoculars and head to Heartwood Forest to polish your birdwatching skills with our expert guide.

Join us at dawn in Heartwood Forest on this guided walk led by a birdwatching expert, who will help you to identify birds by their songs.

This is a free event but booking in advance via Eventbrite is essential.

Don't forget

Please dress appropriately for the weather. 

Please bring binoculars, along with a hot drink and a snack.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

This event is not suitable for children under 10 (unless already birdwatchers).

When and where

  • Date: Sunday 12 May, 6-8.30am.
  • Price: free, but donations to support the management of our woodlands are welcome. 
  • Location: Heartwood Forest, Sandridge, AL4 9DQ.
    Grid reference: TL 16786 10808.
  • Access: this event is around 2.5 hours long, covering roughly a mile on fairly flat and even paths.
    If you have any questions, access requirements, or would like to join us for the walk but have any hesitations which we may be able to support you with, please get in touch at
  • Parking: main car park, Heartwood Forest car park, Heartwood Forest, Sandridge, AL4 9DQ. 
    What3Words: tiny.drape.soda.
    Grid reference: TL 16831 10800.
  • Dogs: we ask that people do not bring dogs, except assistance dogs.

How to book

Booking is essential as places are limited. Please book your space via Eventbrite.

Woodland Trust Wood

Heartwood Forest


346.72 ha (856.75 acres)

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