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Robinswood Hill Evening Birdsong Event

By nwilder  |  Posted: April 10, 2014

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Take a fresh look at Robinswood Hill by taking part in the Robinswood Hill Evening Birdsong Walk.

Lovers of the Countryside may rise early to take part in a dawn chorus walk, but many people don't realise that the evening chorus and hopefully the beautiful sunsets from the Tuffley side can be just as captivating.

The City Council's Countryside Unit is running an organised walks during April to take in the evening chorus.

The first is on Wednesday April 23rd.Those interested should meet at the Ranger Station, at the bottom of Robinswood Hill, off Reservoir Road, around 7pm.

Councillor Colin Organ, cabinet member for housing, health and leisure, Gloucester City Council said: "Events like these are not only great for getting out and enjoying our surroundings they are also a fantastic way of keeping fit.

"Whether you take part on your own or as a family, walking is an extremely great way to get moving no matter your fitness levels and you get to do this whilst learning something new and experiencing the unique sounds and sights of Robinswood Hill."

The accompanied walks cost £3 for adults and FREE for children. Booking is advisable by calling the City Council's countryside rangers on 01452 303206 and people are advised there are some steep slopes and the ground is uneven in places.

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