Fantastic Fungi this November

PUBLISHED: 31 October 2019

Date issued: 31 October 2019

Activities in High Woods Country Park this November start with a self-guided Halloween Trail for children on 2-3 November. This will be followed by Fantastic Fungi events on 9 and 23 November where you can take a stroll around the Park with a fungi expert, discovering the fascinating mushrooms and toadstools that grow at this time of year.

For further information about these events, including timings, locations, booking details and costs, visit

Councillor Martin Goss, Portfolio Holder for Waste, Environment and Transportation, said: “Our Parks and countryside sites look stunning at the moment and these organised events are a great way to spend time outdoors and experience the changes in nature which take place at this time of year.”

Tickets for bookable events can only be purchased through the Visitor Information Centre in Hollytrees Museum, in person at Hollytrees Museum, Castle Park, CO1 1UG or by telephone on 01206 282920, purchases cannot be made at the events.

For more information about any of the Council’s parks and countryside locations, visit


Notes for Editors:

The countryside parks and events programme support the aims of the livewell campaign which helps to support residents to improve their physical and mental wellbeing. To find out more about the livewell campaign in Essex, please visit

For further information about this press release, please contact  or call 07815 088150.

Page last reviewed: 31 October 2019


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