Trees in Summer


Key Details



Perfect for beginners, enjoy a short introduction to the identification and evolution of common trees as part of Gosforth's Wild Web.

About Gosforth's Wild Web

All Gosforth's Wild Web events are free, fun and friendly. Made possible by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, they provide opportunities for people of all ages to enjoy and experience local wildlife in the neighbourhoods across Newcastle and North Tyneside. What will you discover in your local area? Join in today and start noticing nature near you. For more information about the project, please see here.

Essential Information

Event lead: Pru Hamed

Event length: 1 session, Thursday 18 July, 10.30am-12.30 pm

Event structure: Informal walk

L evel: Beginner/Enthusiast

Meet at: Heaton Park entrance from Heaton Road, NZ268657, ends.bats.pull

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Event cost: Free to all

About this event

Enjoy a short introduction to what trees are, their evolution and the various types commonly encountered in parkland and woodland. Attendees can expect to see various species such as Elm, Lime and Oak, while passing the famous 'Old Pear tree' and the 'Shoe tree'.

Questions (and identification queries) are welcome at any time by emailing


This event comprises a walk of approx 1 mile, mostly on maintained paths.

Recommended equipment:

Sturdy shoes.