Bulwell Forest Garden is a community garden run by local residents. There are 25 communal growing plots, a wildlife area, sensory garden and community orchard. Volunteer opportunities Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, in gardening and conservation work. We hold a Lunch Club every Friday, where we harvest, cook and share a meal together as a community in our outdoor kitchen. We also deliver regular Family Environmental Play sessions, Adult Learning Workshops, Cooking Workshops and Community Events.
Facilities: Volunteering, Community space for hire, Picnic area, Community recycling/composting, Play activities, Holiday activities, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: During opening times
Mon, Wed, Fri - 10am-4pm
Sat - 1pm-4pm
Please note in Winter, we reduce our hours.
(Tues & Thurs - 9am-5pm, Exclusive access is given to Cantrell Primary School as an outdoor classroom space, via their playground)
Tram "Bulwell Forest"
Bus 17 "St Albans Road"
Austin Street is 5 minutes walk from both tram and bus.
Entrance gate is halfway along Austin Street, next to house number 113..
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