Events Calendar

Saturday 13th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
End : 3:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Scavenger Hunt

For those looking for something more active this half term, a Scavenger Hunt runs from Saturday, February 12th to Sunday, February 21st and is suitable for all ages. Follow the hunt around the Country Park and compete for a prize. Trail sheets are available for £1.50 each from the bike hire stand. Welly boots advisable!

Saturday 13th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
End : 2:00pm
General

C T Mushers

Mushing on leisure paths

Saturday 13th
February 2016

Start : 11:00am
End : 3:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Have a hoot at Betteshanger this half term

Eyes will be fixed firmly skyward as Birds of Prey soar and speed magnificently above Betteshanger Country Park this half term. Kicking off a packed week of activities, Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation, Kent’s number one Bird of Prey Centre, will be displaying a spectacular collection of birds at the Country Park.

On Saturday, February 13th and Sunday 14th the birds will take flight over Betteshanger. Visitors to the Park will see ‘Kayla’ the Bald Eagle soar grandly above their heads, chuckle at "Becks" the White-backed Vulture as he gallops across the arena and have the chance to outrun ''Basil'' and ''Sybil'',  a pair of Harris Hawks, as they hunt a dummy bunny lure.

The Birds of Prey will be at the Country Park 11am to 3pm, with flying displays at 12noon and 1.30pm.

Saturday 13th
February 2016

Start : 12:00pm
End : 3:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Craft Workshops

Children can learn about Birds of Prey plus make an owl mask or kite using the natural materials available at Betteshanger Country Park. Suitable for those aged between three and 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult and each crafter will be charged £3. 

Sunday 14th
February 2016


School Holiday Activity

CANCELLED - Birds at Betteshanger

Due to unforeseen circumstances our Birds at Betteshanger events will not take place on 14th February as previously advertised. It will still go ahead on 13th February.

Sunday 14th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
School Holiday Activity

Scavenger Hunt

For those looking for something more active this half term, a Scavenger Hunt runs from Saturday, February 12th to Sunday, February 21st and is suitable for all ages. Follow the hunt around the Country Park and compete for a prize. Trail sheets are available for £1.50 each from the bike hire stand. Welly boots advisable!

Sunday 14th
February 2016

Start : 10:30am
End : 1:00pm
Running

Deal Tri Half Marathon

http://www.dealtri.co.uk/news/2016-01-deal-half-marathon-14th-feb

 

Sunday 14th
February 2016

Start : 12:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Craft Workshops

Children can learn about Birds of Prey plus make an owl mask or kite using the natural materials available at Betteshanger Country Park. Suitable for those aged between three and 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult and each crafter will be charged £3. 

Monday 15th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
School Holiday Activity

Scavenger Hunt

For those looking for something more active this half term, a Scavenger Hunt runs from Saturday, February 12th to Sunday, February 21st and is suitable for all ages. Follow the hunt around the Country Park and compete for a prize. Trail sheets are available for £1.50 each from the bike hire stand. Welly boots advisable!

Monday 15th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
End : 3:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Half Price Cycle Hire

Those who want to fly on 2-wheels can enjoy half price cycle hire. Get out and get muddy on the mountain bike trails or take a leisurely cycle on the tarmac track. Prices start from £2.50 per hour. A fantastic way to keep the family entertained - at half the price.

Monday 15th
February 2016

Start : 10:30am
Walking

East Kent NHS Health Walks

NHS Health Walks meet at Betteshanger Country Park Visitor Centre (formerly known as Fowlmead) at 10.30am every Monday for a 1-11/2 hour walk in and/or around Betteshanger and are open to everyone. Call 0800 849 4000 for more information.

Monday 15th
February 2016

Start : 12:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Craft Workshops

Children can learn about Birds of Prey plus make an owl mask or kite using the natural materials available at Betteshanger Country Park. Suitable for those aged between three and 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult and each crafter will be charged £3. 

Tuesday 16th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
School Holiday Activity

Scavenger Hunt

For those looking for something more active this half term, a Scavenger Hunt runs from Saturday, February 12th to Sunday, February 21st and is suitable for all ages. Follow the hunt around the Country Park and compete for a prize. Trail sheets are available for £1.50 each from the bike hire stand. Welly boots advisable!

Tuesday 16th
February 2016

Start : 12:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Craft Workshops

Children can learn about Birds of Prey plus make an owl mask or kite using the natural materials available at Betteshanger Country Park. Suitable for those aged between three and 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult and each crafter will be charged £3. 

Wednesday 17th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
End : 3:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Cycle Club

A great way keep older children active as half term week draws to a close. The full day cycling sessions will be exhilarating, fun and, most likely, muddy! Participants will get the chance to learn some awesome cycling skills and conquer the Mountain Bike tracks. All sessions are supervised by British Cycling Qualified instructors and are suitable for those aged between ten and sixteen year. Sessions costs £30 per day and bike hire, helmets and a hot lunch are included. Sessions will happen whatever the weather. Pre-booking is essential on 07824 569181.

Wednesday 17th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
School Holiday Activity

Scavenger Hunt

For those looking for something more active this half term, a Scavenger Hunt runs from Saturday, February 12th to Sunday, February 21st and is suitable for all ages. Follow the hunt around the Country Park and compete for a prize. Trail sheets are available for £1.50 each from the bike hire stand. Welly boots advisable!

Wednesday 17th
February 2016

Start : 12:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Craft Workshops

Children can learn about Birds of Prey plus make an owl mask or kite using the natural materials available at Betteshanger Country Park. Suitable for those aged between three and 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult and each crafter will be charged £3. 

Thursday 18th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
School Holiday Activity

Scavenger Hunt

For those looking for something more active this half term, a Scavenger Hunt runs from Saturday, February 12th to Sunday, February 21st and is suitable for all ages. Follow the hunt around the Country Park and compete for a prize. Trail sheets are available for £1.50 each from the bike hire stand. Welly boots advisable!

Thursday 18th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
School Holiday Activity

Cycle Club

A great way keep older children active as half term week draws to a close. The full day cycling sessions will be exhilarating, fun and, most likely, muddy! Participants will get the chance to learn some awesome cycling skills and conquer the Mountain Bike tracks. All sessions are supervised by British Cycling Qualified instructors and are suitable for those aged between ten and sixteen year. Sessions costs £30 per day and bike hire, helmets and a hot lunch are included. Sessions will happen whatever the weather. Pre-booking is essential on 07824 569181.

Thursday 18th
February 2016

Start : 12:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Craft Workshops

Children can learn about Birds of Prey plus make an owl mask or kite using the natural materials available at Betteshanger Country Park. Suitable for those aged between three and 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult and each crafter will be charged £3. 

Friday 19th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
School Holiday Activity

Scavenger Hunt

For those looking for something more active this half term, a Scavenger Hunt runs from Saturday, February 12th to Sunday, February 21st and is suitable for all ages. Follow the hunt around the Country Park and compete for a prize. Trail sheets are available for £1.50 each from the bike hire stand. Welly boots advisable!

Friday 19th
February 2016

Start : 12:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Craft Workshops

Children can learn about Birds of Prey plus make an owl mask or kite using the natural materials available at Betteshanger Country Park. Suitable for those aged between three and 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult and each crafter will be charged £3. 

Saturday 20th
February 2016

Start : 8:00am
End : 4:00pm
Running

Saxon Shore Marathon

Whole track closed

Saturday 20th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
School Holiday Activity

Scavenger Hunt

For those looking for something more active this half term, a Scavenger Hunt runs from Saturday, February 12th to Sunday, February 21st and is suitable for all ages. Follow the hunt around the Country Park and compete for a prize. Trail sheets are available for £1.50 each from the bike hire stand. Welly boots advisable!

Saturday 20th
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
End : 3:00pm
General

Winter Cycling Lessons

Never ridden a bike before? Ready to let go or move on from stabilisers? Why not try one of our winter cycle lessons?

Children (5-12 years) 10am-11am
Aimed at younger children who are ready to move on from stabilisers or for those that have never ridden a bicycle. Our coaches will teach all children the basics of balancing, pedalling
and confidence on the bike. Games will be used to test their newly learnt skills in a fun and informative manner. £10 for 1 hour session or £20 for 3 sessions
 
Teens to adults (13 + years) 11.30am - 1pm
Aimed at young adults and adults that have never ridden a bicycle or have had very little time on a bicycle. Our coaches will teach all adults balancing, pedalling and confidence on the bike. Games will be used to test their newly learnt skills in a fun and informative manner. £10 for 1 hour session or £20 for 3 sessions

Off-road lessons (All ages) 1.30pm - 3pm
Get acquainted with riding in an off-road environment. Riders will be taught safety checking and risk assessing, braking, advanced cornering and gear selection. It is for those who
can ride a bike but lack confidence in tackling obstacles off-road. £10 for 1 hour session or £20 for 3 sessions

Adults - Learn to ride at a time that suits you!
Aimed at adults that have never ridden a bicycle, have had a bad experience previously with cycling or haven’t ridden in a very long time. Riders will be taken through skills and techniques such as safety checking, balance, pedalling, basic cornering and braking. £30 for 2 hour lesson.

All lessons include bike hire and helmet.
Pre-booking is essential, please call 07824 569181 to book.

Saturday 20th
February 2016

Start : 11:00am
End : 3:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Fossiling Day

For a hands-on practical experience of a more ancient kind, on the final weekend of half term), Geoconservation Kent is running a fascinating Fossilling day. Visitors will search for and select rocks likely to contain fossil material from the Kent Carboniferous Coal Measures and expose them for examination and collection. Tools, safety equipment and instruction will be provided.  It will be rough and rocky, expect to get dirty! Children must be accompanied by an adult and adequate footwear and weather appropriate clothing is required. There is a small charge of £2 per person.

Saturday 20th
February 2016

Start : 12:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Craft Workshops

Children can learn about Birds of Prey plus make an owl mask or kite using the natural materials available at Betteshanger Country Park. Suitable for those aged between three and 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult and each crafter will be charged £3. 

Saturday 20th
February 2016

Start : 1:00pm
End : 3:00pm
Mountain Biking

Go Ride MTB Thanet RC

parts of the trails will be closed

Sunday 21st
February 2016

Start : 8:00am
End : 4:00pm
Running

Saxon Shore Marathon

Whole track closed

Sunday 21st
February 2016

Start : 10:00am
School Holiday Activity

Scavenger Hunt

For those looking for something more active this half term, a Scavenger Hunt runs from Saturday, February 12th to Sunday, February 21st and is suitable for all ages. Follow the hunt around the Country Park and compete for a prize. Trail sheets are available for £1.50 each from the bike hire stand. Welly boots advisable!

Sunday 21st
February 2016

Start : 12:00pm
School Holiday Activity

Craft Workshops

Children can learn about Birds of Prey plus make an owl mask or kite using the natural materials available at Betteshanger Country Park. Suitable for those aged between three and 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult and each crafter will be charged £3. 

Monday 22nd
February 2016

Start : 10:30am
Walking

East Kent NHS Health Walks

NHS Health Walks meet at Betteshanger Country Park Visitor Centre (formerly known as Fowlmead) at 10.30am every Monday for a 1-11/2 hour walk in and/or around Betteshanger and are open to everyone. Call 0800 849 4000 for more information.

Monday 29th
February 2016

Start : 10:30am
Walking

East Kent NHS Health Walks

NHS Health Walks meet at Betteshanger Country Park Visitor Centre (formerly known as Fowlmead) at 10.30am every Monday for a 1-11/2 hour walk in and/or around Betteshanger and are open to everyone. Call 0800 849 4000 for more information.

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