Wild medicines: learn to love your weeds

Saturday 20 May ~ 10:00 AM

Lucy Blunden, Medical Herbalist leads this exploration of indigenous plants and their medicinal properties. The walk will be around the Hemel Food Garden site and will showcase how commonly found weeds may be useful in our daily lives as medicines.

Route Details

Capacity
25
Distance
200m
Pace
Leisurely
Difficulty
Fairly easy (some gentle inclines, steps/stiles)

Price

Adult
£13
Child
Free
£13 including tea or coffee

Meeting arrangements

Meet at farm shop. Parking available on site. Hemel Food Garden, Two Waters Road, Hemel Hemsptead HP3 9BY

Walk Leader

Sunnyside Rural Trust and Lucy Blunden

Public Transport Links

Hemel hempstead train station is approx. 20 min walk. Various bus services to/from Hemel Hemsptead town centre and surrounding towns.

Accessibility

Majority wheelchair accessible with wood chip on some paths

Further Information

There are toilets on site and a farm shop with refreshments.

Children are welcome at this event, but it is primarily geared towards adults.

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Spring 2017 Programme

PDF programme available to download

You may also wish to download and print a flyer / poster to put up in your local area - download.

Be sure to put the dates for the next festival in your diary - 18th September to 1st October 2017.

Contact the Festival Organiser

The Chilterns Walking Festival is an initiative of the Chilterns Conservation Board. For any queries, feedback, or suggestions for the programme please contact the festival Project Manager, Anna Foster on walkingfestival@chilternsaonb.org. For press queries, please contact jackie@tourism-angles.co.uk 


Our Sponsors

GRANT FUNDER

With grateful thanks to The Chilterns LEADER programme, which has awarded the Chilterns Conservation Board with a grant to
make these festivals happen. 

PRIMARY SPONSOR

Huge thanks to Fox's Outdoor for their primary sponsorship of the Spring 2017 festival - a fantastic family owned independent specialist outdoor clothing, equipment and footwear retailer based in Amersham, established for over 60 years.

SECONDARY SPONSOR

A family owned and run Henley brewer and award-winning pub company which has been at the heart of British life for over 200 years. Many of the company's 132 pubs are located in picturesque rural and town centre settings across The Chilterns.

SECONDARY SPONSOR

A membership organisation dedicated to conserving, celebrating and caring for all of the Chilterns’ unique landscape.

SECONDARY SPONSOR

Inghams is one of the UK's leading specialist tour operators, which has been delivering award winning holidays in the Lakes & Mountains of Europe to its loyal guests for over 80 years.

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