Join Medical Herbalist, Lara Bernays on a walk though the local lanes to explore the rich diversity of native medicinal plants. Discover the history and local tradition of using wild plants as home remedies, and find out how you can safely treat yourself and your family. This activity will go ahead whatever the weather! Read on...
Along the walk you'll discuss plant identification and sustainable harvesting, returning to Small World Centre with the herbs you have collected to explore the science of these plants in a making session (which may include anything from healing cream to hay fever tea).
Lara is a wealth of information and you can find out more about her on her website plants-for-life.co.uk
Please wear suitable outdoor clothing for the walk which will happen in the first part of the activity. Lara will tailor the activity to suit the weather conditions and bring ingredients with her incase the weather is awful. The second part of the workshop happens in Small World's kitchen where its warm and cosy...
Places are limited, so please book early. Our bespoke workshops are run with minimum and maximum numbers in mind so that materials and leaders' fees are covered by the course fees. Your place can only be held provisionally until we have received the full payment from you. We recommend paying for your ticket online and please present a printed copy of your receipt on arrival. Alternatively Small World Centre's open times are Tuesday - Friday, 9.30am - 4.30pm if you'd like to pay in cash/ cheque. Tickets are non-refundable except when a workshop is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control, in which case Small World will refund you. Thank you.
Adult Price: £15.00