The Veteran Tree and Ancient Rhododendron Walk.

A lovely walk through our beautiful Childwall Woods looking at the wonderful old trees that we call veterans.       It didn’t take long to hear about Notable, Veteran and Ancient trees, and what makes them so important in the ecosystem of the woods today.        …

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Spring Flower Craft Event for Children

Sunday 3rd April 2022 The children set off from the main gate through the woods with their parents and were asked to spot any flowers along the way.       Although some spring flowers had already disappeared, such as the snowdrop, they soon spotted an area full of bright…

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Wild Rose Planting

The Childwall Lane side of the site is often forgotten and left to nature, however, on Sunday 6th March it got the TLC it deserved. It was the intention of Andrew, the event leader to plant some wild roses along the top of the wall to give Childwall Lane that…

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Orchard Planting – 5th March 2022

From the meeting at Childwall Lane to the very last stake getting knocked in, it was a glorious day.   The aim of the day was to plant an orchard, and Kevin (Earthworks Liverpool) explained how we were going to do that. Ian had sourced some apple, pear and plum…

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The Hidden History of Childwall Woods and Fields

The Hidden History of Childwall Woods and Fields  Childwall Woods and Fields has a history of wealthy owners who initiated the beautiful woods and left behind hidden reminders of their story. On a calm Sunday in November ’21, a group of walkers went around the site looking for evidence of…

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Silhouette Art Event – Sunday 3rd October 2021

Silhouette Art Event – Sunday 3rd October 2021       It was a bright and sunny morning at the start of the Silhouette Art Event. Helen greeted all the children and soon settled them on to comfortable cushions, which she had kindly provided.         Pam then…

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The Veteran Trees of Childwall Woods

The Veteran Trees of Childwall Woods.   Sunday 5th September 2021   It was a perfect day to look at the wonderful veteran trees that we are so fortunate to have in Childwall Woods.   Not quite ancient, veteran trees provide food and shelter for thousands of plants, animals, and…

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Community Event

Childwall is very fortunate in having many groups of volunteers that make it a most desirable place to live, but it isn’t very often that they all come together in one place to showcase what they do. July 22nd at the triangle was one of those rare occasions when  Hope…

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Mother’s Day Planting

There was no public Wildflower Planting event this Mother’s Day, but the wildflower plugs were purchased and had to be planted, the bees of next season deserve that much. The job was taken on by a few committee members who were very careful to respect social distancing.   Just 4…

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Beat the Winter Blues

The walk to Beat the Winter Blues was aimed at doing just that. You don’t need a prescription to walk in Childwall Woods and it does wonders for lifting your mood. The rain and the Everton match put off all but the brave, and our hardy group of Friends complete…

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