Things to do

produced by Cheshire West and Cheshire Council

produced by Cheshire West and Cheshire Council

The area is well used by a wide range of people for dog walking, family fun, picnics, orienteering, runners, wildlife & bird watchers, ramblers and many more. Keep checking this page for all the resources we can add to help you get the most of the area

50 Ways to Enjoy the Valley
There are so many ways to enjoy the valley. If you are looking for something to do, take a look here.

Orienteering
Cheshire West council have produced an orienteering leaflet that you can find on their website here.

Spring Ramble and Guided Walk
An afternoons stroll along the wooded slopes taking in the spectacular carpets of blue bell and other wildflowers that we may see along the way and looking out for any unusual features that the Local Nature reserve has to offer. Light refreshment at the end of the walk.
Sunday the 7th of May – 1pm till 3 pm
Meet at Rivacre Valley Rangers office, Ellesmere Port
Contact Tim Lloyd 0151 337 6338 ( Booking essential as places  are limited )

Summer Ramble and Guided Walk
An afternoons stroll around the reserve looking at some of the wildlife activity that’s busy buzzing around us and the extent of this wildlife haven and jewel in the crown for Ellesmere Port. Light refreshment at the end of the walk.
Sunday the 13th of August – 1pm till 3 pm
Meet at Rivacre Valley Rangers Office, Ellesmere Port
Contact Tim Lloyd 0151 337 6338 ( Booking essential as places are limited )

Autumn Ramble and Guided walk
An afternoons stroll around the reserve looking at the autumn colours or leaves that may just be clinging on to the wonderful variety of tree species on the nature reserve and talking about the woodland management that is happening this time of year and what we are trying to achieve long term. Light refreshment at the end of the walk.
Sunday the 19th of November – 1pm till 3 pm
Rivacre Valley Rangers Office, Ellesmere Port
Contact Tim Lloyd 0151 337 6338 ( Booking essential as places are limited )

Winter ramble and Guided Walk
An afternoons stroll around the reserve looking at the surprising amount of colours that are a feast to our eyes when looking up close or from a distance. Light refreshment at the end of the walk.
Sunday the 7th of January ( 2018 ) – 1pm till 3 pm
Rivacre Valley Rangers Office, Ellesmere Port
Contact Tim Lloyd 0151 337 6338 ( Booking essential as places are limited )