Join local ornithologist Michael Turner on a guided birdwalk starting from Birkheads Secret Gardens through the various habitats of its surrounding fields & woods. The area is rich in birdlife including including skylark, lapwing, curlew & buzzard, enhanced by visiting summer migrants including house martin, swallow, chiff chaff & whitethroat. The walk of approx 2.5 miles will follow local footpaths, part of the historic Bowes railway & 600m of road. The route includes some gradients & rough grassland and therefore unsuitable for pushchairs, young children or the infirm. Please dress appropriately & wear suitable footwear. WEDNESDAY 8th May 2019 9am-11am  Cost £5.per person payable on the day.  Hot Drinks & refreshments will be available on your return, in our coffee shop at Birkheads.