Two day festival with activities for all ages
Cannizaro Park in Wimbledon
To celebrate the return of spring an inaugural Nature Weekend taking place on Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 May at Cannizaro Park .
The Grade II* listed park on the fringes of Wimbledon Common has launched the two-day celebration with a packed programme of activities for all ages.
There will be guided bird and bat walks, potting and planting and nature trails. Families will love the chance to meet Fudge, a Shetland pony from neighbouring Wimbledon Stables.
Further details, including how to book activities, will be available soon.
There will be a chance to meet Mr Fudge
About Cannizaro Park is a Grade II* listed park with a long history dating back to its years as part of the Duke of Cannizaro’s Estate and its transition to a public Park when Merton Borough Council adopted it in 1949. Its Grade II status is due to some of the rare and exquisite plants which are all around the park. It has some superb trees and shrubs, which are attractive to both the horticulturalists and gardeners as well as those who come for a walk a picnic or simply to enjoy some peace and quiet in the many secluded areas of the park.
The Friends of Cannizaro Park is a registered charity, whose aims are to provide oversight of the park in relation to its maintenance by the London Borough of Merton and to strive to commission improvements to the Park for the benefit of visitors and the local community as a whole. It is a small committee of trustees, members and many dedicated volunteers who give up their time to ensure that the park remains a jewel in Wimbledon’s crown, a haven for wildlife and an enduring attraction for its visitors.
For general information about the Friends of Cannizaro Park visit www.cannizaropark.com.
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April 12, 2021