Big picnic at the nature reserve

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Enjoy the great outdoors with a big family picnic this weekend.

The Wildlife Trust BCN has teamed up with Luton Borough Council to improve Galley and Warden Hill for wildlife and local people.

And at the Big Picnic they are celebrating 50 years of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the end of the ‘Chilterns Commons Project’.

Everyone is encouraged to bring along a picnic and enjoy all the recent improvements on the Reserve.

Children will have the chance to investigate the nature reserve using explorer backpacks and get involved with sweep netting and bug hunting as well as to get hands on with wildlife crafts.

There will also be guided walks for adults available.

The event runs from noon to 3pm on Saturday, June 21.

It costs £2 per child to take part in the activities.

Booking is recommended on 01525 874317 or

The Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, designated in 1965, recognized that the Chiltern Hills contains some of the finest landscapes in the country.