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Stortford Nature: 'The beautiful show the leaves gift to us all'

Stortford Nature: 'The beautiful show the leaves gift to us all'

Stortford Nature: 'The beautiful show the leaves gift to us all'

28 November 2020

Bishop's Stortford-born Amanda Ellis captures the changing autumnal landscape in the town with her Nikon P900 camera


Nature Notes: Kingfisher on the Stort and a kestrel rescue in the Hadhams

Nature Notes: Kingfisher on the Stort and a kestrel rescue in the Hadhams

Nature Notes: Kingfisher on the Stort and a kestrel rescue in the Hadhams

21 November 2020

Flock of siskins, first woodcock of the season and kingfisher highlights of Jono Forgham's return stroll from Twyford Locks to Great Hallingbury.


Moore chances: Sculptor's gardens to remain open longer in winter

Moore chances: Sculptor's gardens to remain open longer in winter

Moore chances: Sculptor's gardens to remain open longer in winter

15 November 2020

Godfrey Worsdale said: "We understand the enormous benefits of being outdoors, access to green space, nature and inspiring artworks to our health."


Nature Notes: A muddy good walk taking in Farnham and Manuden

Nature Notes: A muddy good walk taking in Farnham and Manuden

Nature Notes: A muddy good walk taking in Farnham and Manuden

08 November 2020

Jono Forgham doesn't mind getting grubby on a circular wander with lots to admire, including a sparrowhawk, iridescent starlings and a vintage tractor


Nature Notes: I'm a fungi to be with when there's this much to see in Hatfield Forest

Nature Notes: I'm a fungi to be with when there's this much to see in Hatfield Forest

Nature Notes: I'm a fungi to be with when there's this much to see in Hatfield Forest

24 October 2020

An array of mushrooms are on nature's menu when Jono Forgham enjoys a seven-mile stroll around Hatfield Forest for his latest Indie column


Winter restoration project for Gardens of Easton Lodge

Winter restoration project for Gardens of Easton Lodge

Winter restoration project for Gardens of Easton Lodge

22 October 2020

The volunteers who tend the tourist attraction want to restore the balustrade or ornamental parapet around the Countess of Warwick’s lily pond.


Give 'em pumpkin to talk about this Hallowe'en at Cammas Hall Farm

Give 'em pumpkin to talk about this Hallowe'en at Cammas Hall Farm

Give 'em pumpkin to talk about this Hallowe'en at Cammas Hall Farm

21 October 2020

Stay ahead of the carve this spooky season and pick your own pumpkin at Cammas Hall Fruit Farm.


Autumnal Colour Day is Gibberd Garden's last open day of 2020

Autumnal Colour Day is Gibberd Garden's last open day of 2020

Autumnal Colour Day is Gibberd Garden's last open day of 2020

19 October 2020

Pop along to Harlow’s picturesque open space this Sunday afternoon to enjoy the fiery reds and golden yellows of the changing leaves.


Nature Notes: Lots of Easton promise in the gardens with bags of history

Nature Notes: Lots of Easton promise in the gardens with bags of history

Nature Notes: Lots of Easton promise in the gardens with bags of history

10 October 2020

Jono Forgham enjoys the wildlife while learning lots as he takes in the beautiful surroundings at the Gardens of Easton Lodge near Dunmow


Follow the autumn trail to Gardens of Easton Lodge for final open day of 2020

Follow the autumn trail to Gardens of Easton Lodge for final open day of 2020

Follow the autumn trail to Gardens of Easton Lodge for final open day of 2020

03 October 2020

The event will feature pumpkins, squashes and spring bulbs for sale, a jam and jelly tombola, refreshments and an autumn trail for children.


Nature Notes: The Gibberd Garden serves up a real feast for the eyes

Nature Notes: The Gibberd Garden serves up a real feast for the eyes

Nature Notes: The Gibberd Garden serves up a real feast for the eyes

27 September 2020

Jono Forgham spots a host of birds and other wildlife on a walk around the landscape designed by one of the 20th century's greatest architects


Nature Notes: Taking in the wildlife and the art at the Henry Moore Foundation

Nature Notes: Taking in the wildlife and the art at the Henry Moore Foundation

Nature Notes: Taking in the wildlife and the art at the Henry Moore Foundation

15 September 2020

Wanting a change from covering several habitats in one walk, Jono Forgham heads to the Perry Green venue to see what's living alongside the sculptures


Castle Park open day: Climb the castle mound as part of history celebration

Castle Park open day: Climb the castle mound as part of history celebration

Castle Park open day: Climb the castle mound as part of history celebration

09 September 2020

Sunday's event in the heart of Bishop's Stortford is part of the National Trust’s Heritage Open Day.


Gardens of Easton Lodge to host Apples and Bees event

Gardens of Easton Lodge to host Apples and Bees event

Gardens of Easton Lodge to host Apples and Bees event

09 September 2020

Visitors will be able to learn about apple varieties and what can be made from them from the East of England Apple and Orchard Project.


James Blunt brings Once Upon a Mind tour to Audley End

James Blunt brings Once Upon a Mind tour to Audley End

James Blunt brings Once Upon a Mind tour to Audley End

09 September 2020

The chart-topping musician and songwriter will take to the stage in the grounds of the Jacobean mansion in August 2021.


Nature Notes: It gets heated meeting a red signal crayfish - the creature with zero chill

Nature Notes: It gets heated meeting a red signal crayfish - the creature with zero chill

Nature Notes: It gets heated meeting a red signal crayfish - the creature with zero chill

30 August 2020

Jono Forgham enjoys a circular walk in Stansted, but only after he gets past a rather aggressive arthropod blocking his path


'Rooms' in Harlow architect's Gibberd Garden inspire sculptor's homage among trees

'Rooms' in Harlow architect's Gibberd Garden inspire sculptor's homage among trees

'Rooms' in Harlow architect's Gibberd Garden inspire sculptor's homage among trees

28 August 2020

Dutchman Krijn de Koning chose the garden – acknowledged to be one of the most important in the UK – as the location for his interactive installation.


Nature Notes: Fall under nature's Spell with a ramble along the river

Nature Notes: Fall under nature's Spell with a ramble along the river

Nature Notes: Fall under nature's Spell with a ramble along the river

15 August 2020

Despite being forced into many camera lens changes by the birds, Jono Forgham enjoys a wildlife-packed stroll from Spellbrook Locks to Sawbridgeworth


Church issues Stortford sightseeing challenge to beat holiday boredom

Church issues Stortford sightseeing challenge to beat holiday boredom

Church issues Stortford sightseeing challenge to beat holiday boredom

14 August 2020

Set up as a 1.5-mile walking trail, St Michael's 'treasure hunt' poses questions about familiar sights in the town centre.


The Gardens of Easton Lodge are buzzing again as visitors return

The Gardens of Easton Lodge are buzzing again as visitors return

The Gardens of Easton Lodge are buzzing again as visitors return

10 August 2020

Jill Goldsmith, a trustee of the public gardens near Dunmow, who lives in Stortford, on what visitors can expect to see at Sunday's open day.


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