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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The Night Walk

The once familiar woods were unrecognisable in the darkness as the night walk began.   Led by our chairman John, the group of walkers followed the path, carefully walking in pools of torchlight. No-one knew what we would see or hear in the woods at night.          …

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Bulb Planting

Under a bright autumn sun, the planting began. As beautiful as Childwall Woods is, especially in spring, there are always ways to make it more spectacular. That’s what Friends of Childwall Woods were doing on Sunday. Six different species of native woodland flowers were identified by our ecologists and sourced…

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Hidden History of Childwall Woods and Fields.

  The history walk proved to be very popular as even the most persistent drizzle couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm and curiosity of the group. Childwall Woods and Fields gave up a few of its secrets to the group who heard about Childwall Hall and its links to the wealthy Gascoyne…

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