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May celebration at Ferne Animal Sanctuary

Monday 27 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£1 - £5


Ferne Animal Sanctuary
Chard, Somerset TA20 3DH
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Event Details

Monday 27 May 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£1 - £5
Event Categories:
http:// https://www.ferneanimalsanctuary.org/about-ferne/events-and-whats-on/
Car park on site
Toilets on site, Refreshments on sale
Suitable for
Preschool, Primary school children
Person in a frog costume waving

Ferne Animal Sanctuary are thrilled to host their very first May Celebration, dedicated to honouring wildlife! It’s an event not to be missed!

Pond dipping

Join the Creative Corner team with nets and magnifying pots to explore the pond life that call Ferne their home; including baby newts, pond snails, beetle larvae and water boatmen.

Wildlife photography stands

Explore some of the local talent and wildlife in Somerset and Devon with our wildlife photography stands where you can purchase some beautiful shots for yourself or as a gift.

Wildlife walk

Find out about the wildlife that call Ferne home including in our bug hotels at Fernehenge with a wildlife walk conducted by our Creative Corner team.

Spot the frog

You might have spotted Freddy Ferne on our social media and at events recently, but have you heard about his friend Lollihops? Come and see if you can spot our frog mascot who will be at this wildlife event!

Animal talks

Nicole, a consultant ecologist working with bats and other protected animals, will be coming along to give you a talk on everything bats.

Den building

Get hands-on experience in the art of wilderness survival. Learn how to build your own den and tree identification from the estates team. Master resilience in nature and discover essential skills to thrive in the great outdoors.


Every visit supports Ferne Animal Santuary’s mission to provide care, shelter, and love to animals in need. Your attendance helps make a difference in their lives. Additionally, for events only you can enjoy a reduced rate of £5 per adult and £1 per child.

Celebrate the May bank holiday with Ferne! Engage in wildlife education activities and enjoy a day filled with surprises and fun for the whole family.

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