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Traditional Mushroom Walk & BBQ

Sunday 15 October, 2023, 14:00 - 17:00

Boletis edulis. Stone mushroom.

Boletus edulis. Stone mushroom. Image courtesy of Ksenia Afonina

Our traditional Mushroom Walk & BBQ is the perfect way to enjoy a lovely day out for the whole family before winter. Fresh air, great company. Everyone is very welcome! Kid-friendly.

WHEN: Sunday, 15 October, mushroom walk before 14:00 followed by BBQ 14:00-17:00 (BST)
WHERE: Forest Shelter, Go Ape, High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Brandon, Suffolk IP27 0AF (BBQ pit ‘Shelter’ near Go Ape Thetford, 01603 895500).
See the map here.

Fee: Free event but registration is required. Please register here

NB: There is very weak phone coverage in the forest, please plan ahead. If you cannot find our BBQ pit please find the GoApe and ask for the ‘Shelter’.

Thetford Forest. Image courtesy of Ksenia Afonina

In the morning: FREE-STYLE MUSHROOM-HUNTING. Everyone is welcome to arrive in their own time to explore different parts of the woods. A good place to start mushroom-hunting is the Lynford Stag parking area, Thetford Forest, Suffolk IP27 0TJ (on the A134 by the huge wooden stag).

In the afternoon: BBQ. We shall then all meet up for our traditional BBQ at 14:00 (High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Brandon, Suffolk IP27 0AF).

Please bring food and drink to share, including something for the BBQ.

And please don’t eat the mushrooms you find unless you are sure! For information please read, http://www.wildfooduk.com/mushroom-guides/

If you have any questions about this event please email Dima Mevzos (in advance!) at dmez13@gmail.com


Sunday 15 October, 2023
14:00 - 17:00


Thetford Forest
Thetford, Suffolk IP27 0AF United Kingdom
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