Events and Activities
Various events and activities are
held at Cosmeston Lakes throughout the year -walks, talks,
children’s activities to name but a few. Below you can find a
list of events and activities that are scheduled for the coming
months and details of some past events.
Biodiversity Week 8 – 16 June
Biological diversity - or biodiversity - is a
term we use to describe the variety of life on Earth. It refers to
the wide variety of ecosystems and living organisms: animals,
plants, their habitats and their genes.
Come along to Cosmeston on Saturday 8
June for an exciting activity with the Rangers ‘pond dipping’.
Water is an exciting habitat; there is a huge diversity of pond
life that can be found. The children will be amazed to see what
they can catch with a net in our dipping pond; stickleback fish,
water boatmen, dragonfly nymphs, water scorpions, whirligig beetles
to name but a few.
The activity is suitable for 7 – 11 year
Two 1 hour sessions will be held 10 –11am and
11.30am – 12.30pm
Cost: free of charge
Booking is required due to limited spaces;
bookings can be made at the visitor centre desk or call
Capture a Biodiversity
What picture means biodiversity to you? Well,
now is your chance, all you have to do is take a digital photograph
at Cosmeston Lakes during biodiversity week (8 – 16 June) of
whatever you think captures and means biodiversity to you. It
could be a landscape, animal, insect or flower, it is totally up to
you. Once you have taken your photo send it in to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call into the visitor centre and we will make a copy from your
The images will be made into a 2 part slide
show for adults and under 16 years. These will be played on the
visitor centre screen and a selection put on our website.
The ‘capture a biodiversity picture’ is open
to all ages, please supply your name and contact details with your
digital picture and if you are 16 years or under please supply your
age. All photographs to be submitted by Friday 21st June.
Nest Box Day and Owls4U Show
To see pictures of the Nest Box day
and Owls4U show held on Saturday 16 February
please select the link to event day pictures.
Age Cymru, Nordic Walking Courses
Age Cymru offers regular Nordic Walking courses at
Cosmeston Lakes for the over 50s. The courses are run
over five consecutive weeks, each session lasting
approx two hours. Days and times vary according to
demand. All poles are supplied for the course.
The sessions give an opportunity to try out some of the
techniques in this fast growing and enjoyable form of exercise. If
you are interested in joining a course, or would simply like more
information, then please contact:
Howell Isaac (Age Cymru
Nordic Walking Instructor)
on 07986 868872,
or email email@example.com