Winter Nature Activities Pack

Winter Nature Activities Pack

Winter – the season of plenty… if you go looking for it!   There’s still so much in nature to explore and discover and our Winter Nature Activities Pack will help you to get involved in wildlife in your own homes, gardens and local parks. Most...
Help us shape the future of Open Country

Help us shape the future of Open Country

Here at Open Country we’re always looking at ways to improve and develop our services. But we can’t do it without your input and feedback! If you have been part of Open Country as a member or volunteer over the past 12 months, please take 5 minutes to...
Wildlife adventures in lockdown

Wildlife adventures in lockdown

Greetings fellow nature lovers! Now we are back to a state of lockdown, we thought we should reshare our Nature Activities pack which we created back in the spring to enable you to get involved in wildlife in your own homes and gardens. Most of the ideas in this pack...
We need seeds!

We need seeds!

Can you help us in our quest to collect seeds for our tree planting project? We need people to collect the seeds of horse chestnuts, sweet chestnut, oak and beech trees and send them to our Wakefield project so that our members can grow new trees! Last year we planted...
International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons

In 1991, the United Nations adopted 1st October as the International Day of Older Persons. To mark the day this year, we are paying homage to our oldest volunteer Dottie, who has been supporting Open Country members on their activities for the past five years. At...
Celebrating National Allotments Week

Celebrating National Allotments Week

We are celebrating National Allotments Week this week! The theme for 2020 is ‘Growing Food for Health and Wellbeing’, a reflection of the many benefits of growing, cooking and eating your own fruit and vegetables. At Open Country we know all about ‘growing...
Can you ride to the rescue for Open Country?

Can you ride to the rescue for Open Country?

Get on your bike – or wheelchair, tandem, scooter, skateboard, penny farthing, unicycle – and join the free My Prudential RideLondon to raise vital funds for our charity! The My Prudential RideLondon is holding a free cycling event on 15-16 August to help charities...
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