The event team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens will be joining forces with RSPB Bempton staff as part of the nationwide Big Garden Birdwatch in the estate's formal gardens and woodland areas when visitors will be encouraged to help volunteers count the different species.
Between 10am and 4pm on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 January, visitors can help make apple feeders, and staff will be giving advice on nature and giving nature a home, as well as the Big Garden Birdwatch itself, located in the marquee in the courtyard.
Marie Gascoigne, Facility Manager at Sewerby Hall and Gardens, is delighted to be working in partnership with the local Nature Reserve. She said of the project, "Working with local partners is always high on our priorities here at Sewerby Hall and Gardens and this weekend offers a great activity for families to enjoy together, in addition to the things the estate offers at this time of year. "
On the Sunday at 1.30pm, there will also be an Orangery concert courtesy of Eric Hart and Dorothy Greaves, a popular pianist and vocal duo.
There is no additional charge to attend these events but admission charges to the house and zoo apply; £3.30 each for adults, £2.20 each for children (three – 15 years old) and £10 each for a family (two adults and two children) with reductions if both admission to house and zoo is purchased at the same time.
Seasonal opening times apply and full details can be found by visiting www.sewerbyhall.co.uk or calling (01262) 673769.
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