Grovelands Park Evening Bat Walk –

International Bat Weekend
SUNDAY 28TH AUGUST 2016

Love Parks Walk
SUNDAY 17TH JULY 2016
Celebrate Love Parks Week (15 July-24 July)
by being introduced to some of Enfield’s most
beautiful parks, farmland and countryside!
Join Andy Hawksworth and Alan Mitellas on a ramble that
starts at Trent Country Park and then follows the London LOOP
footpath through picturesque countryside and farmland, before
exploring Whitewebbs Park and finishing at Forty Hall. We will be
looking at some of the fascinating aspects of nature and history
along the way, including three of Enfield’s Scheduled Ancient
Monuments. If you wish to leave the group along the way, there
will be several ‘breakpoints’ along the route, close to public
transport facilities.
›› Meet 10:00am at Trent Park, by the café. Enter the park
through the Cockfosters Road entrance (approx. 2:30pm
finish). No need to book. Wear comfortable footwear.
Bring a packed lunch and something to drink. Plan your trip
home from Forty Hall before attending (public transport
information to return to Trent Park will be provided at the
event). Total distance: approx. 9 miles.

Trent Park History and Mystery
SUNDAY 14TH AUGUST 2016
Another opportunity to join Alan Mitellas on this highly popular
walk that explores the incredible history of Trent Park. No
particular interest in local history is required, just bring yourselves
along and be amazed as you find out about the royal Enfield
Chase, A-List weekend parties for the rich and famous and the
highly specialised WWII POW camp, run by the Secret Service;
not forgetting the history, mystery and legends of Camlet Moat –
globally recognised by many as a sacred site.
A stunning accompanying booklet can be downloaded free of
charge from: www.trent-park.com/history
›› Meet 10:00am at Trent Park, by the café. Enter the park
through the Cockfosters Road entrance (approx. 12:30pm
finish). No need to book. Distance: no more than 3 miles.

NOTE THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD IN GROVELANDS PARK!
Celebrate International Bat Weekend by joining a special evening
tour of Grovelands Park to experience these amazing mammals
in action! Setting out at dusk, you will be led by Jeanette Sitton,
from the North London Bat Group, to get a closer look at these
fascinating creatures as they hunt in Grovelands Park. Bat
detectors will enable you to hear the ultrasonic echolocation calls
they use to navigate and find their insect prey in the dark!
›› Meet 7:45pm at Grovelands Park, by the café. Nearest
entrance is in Broad Walk N21 (approx. 9:45pm finish).
Bring a torch. No need to book. Please park on surrounding
streets. Distance: no more than 3 miles.

TRENT COUNTRY PARK

Guided
Walks Tours
MARCH to OCTOBER 2016

Survival Trek
SUNDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2016
If you ever found yourself lost in remote countryside, would you
know how to survive? If you fancy yourself as a closet Ray Mears
(or even a budding Bear Grylls), join Andy Hawksworth and Alan
Mitellas on this fun and informative walk that ventures into the
wild and learn some tips and techniques to help you survive the
great outdoors!
›› Meet 10:00am at Trent Park, by the café. Enter the park
through the Cockfosters Road entrance (approx. 1:00pm
finish). No need to book. Distance: No more than 3 miles.

Trent Park History and Mystery –
Halloween Special!
SUNDAY 30TH OCTOBER 2016
Join ghostly guide Alan Mitellas on our infamous spooky tour
that explores some amazing history and takes a closer look at
the ghosts and legends of Trent Park. Learn about the paranormal
power of Camlet Moat, and hear the stories of the spirits that
haunt the park as well as some darker legends.
A stunning accompanying booklet can be downloaded free of
charge from: www.trent-park.com/history
›› Meet 4:00pm at Trent Park, by the café. Enter the park
through the Cockfosters Road entrance (approx. 6:00pm
finish). No need to book. Bring a torch. Distance: no more
than 3 miles.

With thanks to The Friends of Trent Park:
www.friendsoftrentcountrypark.org.uk

Discover Trent Park
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D I D YO U K N OW T HAT

Trent Park History and Mystery

The Beauty of Nature Revealed

SUNDAY 20TH MARCH 2016

SUNDAY 22ND MAY 2016

You don’t need to have any particular interest in the past to be
amazed by the history of Trent Park, so why not join Alan Mitellas
as he leads a fascinating walking tour? Learn about Trent Park’s
astounding wealth of history, from royal hunting grounds to
A-List weekend parties for the rich and famous; not forgetting the
highly specialised WWII POW camp (run by the Secret Service)
and the mystery of Camlet Moat.

Join nature expert Andy Hawksworth on a journey that explores
the wide range of wildlife, plants and trees within Trent Country
Park. Learn how to identify our native plant species, and find
out more about the lives of the creatures who live in the park,
and how many of them live right under our noses without us
ever seeing them. Andy will tell you how the seasons affect our
wildlife and how it changes the landscape.

Black Rainbow Events are Alan Mitellas, Suzanne Linsey
and Andy Hawksworth (the same people who brought
you the last three years of highly successful guided walks
at Trent Park). Join us on this exciting new programme
of guided walks and tours for 2016 and discover the
amazing nature, wildlife, history and mystery of this
beautiful country park and the surrounding area.

A stunning accompanying booklet can be downloaded free of
charge from: www.trent-park.com/history

›› Meet 10:00am at Trent Park, by the café. Enter the park
through the Cockfosters Road entrance (approx. 12:30pm
finish). No need to book. Distance: no more than 3 miles.

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SUNDAY 17TH APRIL 2016

Trent
Park
is Enfield’s largest park?
All events are FREE – just turn up!
No need to book
All events are led by an experienced walk leader
All walks are informal and conducted at a leisurely pace
Children must be accompanied by an adult

The main entrance to Trent Country Park can be found
on Cockfosters Road EN4 0PS, a brief walk away from
Cockfosters underground station (Piccadilly Line). Ample
car parking is available on-site.
For further information, email
blackrainbowevents@gmail.com
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‘Black Rainbow Events’ or FOLLOW our Twitter page
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›› Meet 10:00am at Trent Park, by the café. Enter the park
through the Cockfosters Road entrance (approx. 12:30pm
finish). No need to book. Distance: no more than 3 miles.

Trent Park Link Walk
Trent Park is the perfect location to start (or end) a walk that
links together some beautiful parks and open spaces in the local
area. Join walk leaders Andy Hawksworth and Alan Mitellas on
a tour that starts at Trent Park, explores the lesser known ‘New
Fields’, then continues through Oakwood Park, Grovelands Park
and finishing at Arnos Park (Arnos Grove Underground Station
nearby is just three stops away from Cockfosters Station, next to
Trent Park). We will be looking at some of the many fascinating
aspects of nature and history along the way, including the 900
year old Minchenden Oak.
›› Meet 10:00am at Trent Park, by the café. Enter the park
through the Cockfosters Road entrance (approx. 2:00pm
finish). No need to book. Wear comfortable footwear and
bring something to eat and drink. If you do not intend to
return to Trent Park after the walk, please plan your trip home
from Arnos Park before attending (Arnos Grove Underground
Station and buses nearby). Distance: no more than 6 miles.

The Treasure of Trees
SUNDAY 5TH JUNE 2016
Join expert Andy Hawksworth as he takes you through a tour
of the varied tree species that grow in Trent Park. Learn about
the wildlife that live in them, how man has used trees over the
centuries and how to identify the more common varieties which
are found in the parkland, along with some interesting facts
about our more unusual trees.
›› Meet 10:00am at Trent Park, by the café. Enter the park
through the Cockfosters Road entrance (approx. 12:00pm
finish). No need to book. Distance: no more than 3 miles.

The ‘Wander’ of Photography
SUNDAY 26TH JUNE 2016
Local commercial photographer, Chris Wood, leads this fun
and informative walk which will tell you all you need to know
about capturing the perfect shot. Chris, who has over 40 years’
experience in the art, has photographed most members of the
Royal Family, the cast of Star Wars, Michael Jackson, Lea Valley
Park and much more. Don’t miss this one-day-only chance to
learn some of his photography secrets! This event is suitable for
amateur photographers and anyone who wants to learn how
to take better photographs. Please bring a camera or a camera
phone (participants will be welcome to post their masterpiece
shots from the walk onto our Facebook page!).
›› Meet 10:00am at Trent Park, by the café. Enter the park
through the Cockfosters Road entrance (approx. 12:00pm
finish). No need to book. Distance: no more than 3 miles.

These events were made possible through funding from
Berkeley Homes.
Visit: www.trent-park.com

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