Guided walks

Guided Walks & Activities

Hart District Council’s Countryside Service runs a variety of walks and activities throughout the year at various sites within the district. Whether you are interested in wildlife, conservation and your local countryside or maybe you just need an excuse to get outdoors, you will find something for you and your friends and family to enjoy.

All walks are weather dependent and may be altered at short notice.  Please note that the walks are due to begin at the times advertised so please arrive a couple of minutes early to avoid disappointment. 

Download and print off the 2015 events leaflet to stick to your fridge!

Booking is easy and can be done by online by using our guided walks booking form

To join our mailing list and receive emails about our upcoming walks and events please email us on  

All children must be accompanied by an adult. All activities must be booked in advance.

Dragonflies and Damselflies 

Where: Elvetham Heath
When: Sunday 26th July 14.00-16.30

Join Dragonfly expert Tony Mundell on a walk around Elvetham Heath.  Marvel at the amazing array of Dragonflies and Damselflies. Suitable for all ages.

£3.00 Per Person

Den Building

Where: Fleet Pond
When: Thursday 13th August 14.00-16.00

Lets get back to basics and make a den, we’ll split up into teams and see who can make the best den using materials that can found around Fleet Pond.  Points will be given for structure, furnishings and water resistance!  All children must be supervised by an adult. 

£5 Per Child.

Family Pond Dip and Bug Hunt 

Where: Fleet Pond
When:  Wednesday 5th and Tuesday 25th August 10-12

Come and explore Fleet Pond with Hart Rangers Katy and Rachel. We will be hunting for bugs in the woods and be using nets to find out what creatures live in the lake! We will enter the world of the mini beasts allowing you to see the pond from a very different - microscopic point of view. You might be surprised just quite how much lives out there. Suitable for all ages, children must be supervised.  

£3.50 Per Person 

Bat Walks

Where: Fleet Pond and Odiham common
When: Friday 4th September, Saturday 12th September, Sunday 13th September 7-9pm

Going a bit batty being stuck indoors? Join Hart's countryside rangers on a stroll around Fleet Pond and Odiham Common. We will be using bat detectors in the nature reserves at night! Find out all about these fascinating flying mammals and other nocturnal creatures that only become active after dusk.

£3.50 Per Person


How to contact Countryside Services


Phone: 01252 623443

Write: Countryside Services, Hart District Council, Civic Offices, Harlington Way, Fleet, Hampshire GU51 4AE.

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