Discover the secret world of night-flying moths on a guided walk with our wildlife monitors at Heartwood Forest.

Flowering sallow catkins strongly attract night-flying moths, which emerge in the early spring. Help us use light traps to attract moths drawn to search trees full of flowering catkins, and learn more about them as we identify our finds.

Please bring a torch.

This is a free event but booking in advance via Eventbrite is essential.

Don't forget

Please dress appropriately for the weather.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian.

This event is suitable for children ages 8+.

Please bring a torch.

When and where

  • Date: Saturday 27 July, 9pm-midnight.
  • Price: free, but donations to support the management of our woodlands are welcome. 
  • Location: Heartwood Forest, Sandridge, AL4 9DQ.
    Grid reference: TL 16786 10808.
  • Access: this event is around three hours long and will venture off paths onto uneven ground. Arrangements can be made if you need to leave earlier. If you have any questions, access requirements, or would like to join us for the walk but have any hesitations which we may be able to support you with, please get in touch at
  • Parking: main car park, Heartwood Forest car park, Heartwood Forest, Sandridge, AL4 9DQ. 
    What3Words: tiny.drape.soda.
    Grid reference: TL 16831 10800.
  • Dogs: we ask that people do not bring dogs, except assistance dogs.

How to book

Booking is essential as places are limited. Please book your space via Eventbrite.

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Heartwood Forest


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