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Pinclanty Forest

Balligmorrie Farm

Pinmore, Scotland KA26 0TE

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WHAT IS FASCINATING FOREST:


For two nights only this December, Adventure Carrick will bring the Forest Of Pinclanty to life through the creation of an evening event which is suitable for all the family. Fascinating Forest has been purposefully designed as a self-guided walk along a set route which slowly weaves through the plantation of Pinclanty Forest from the trail head towards the main attractions within our very own "Forest Village". Along the trail, visitors will observe natural features which aim to fascinate and inpire the imagination and also immerse and connect people with the woodland environment. As well as observing the forest at night, the event is purposefully designed to be hands on with lots of things to do for familes and adults such as; making Fascinating Forest keyrings, pendents and christmas tree decorations using natural materials; experience "Pitch dark" in our natural shelters. Visitors can huddle in our geodesic willow dome and be immersed in a story or take part in a stargazing workshop and learn more about the constellations in the night sky under the guidance of a expert astronomer. There will also be firelighting sessions in the event tipi under the watchful eye of our event instructors whilst adults sample varieties of local liquors and enjoy a cup of warm soup in the "Pinclanty Tavern". No forest event would be complete though without toasting marshmallows around a fire.

We are also delighted to welcome "Cel Tic Voices" to perform at this years event. The Cel Tic Voices are an exciting group of local young people who develop Scottish culture through song, music and poetry. To learn more about the Cel Tic Voices and the excellent work they do in the local area please visit their facebook site: @Cel Tic Voices .

CHILDRENS THEME

Based on the popular movie, this years childrens event theme is AVATAR. The event organisers will offer prizes for best dressed characters and we ask all children to decorate their HATS within an AVATAR theme to glow in the forest!! Young people will also be tasked with a hunt and find challenge...More information will be released nearer the event.

Fascinating Forest...It really is a winter woodland walk to remember!!


TICKETING

All persons attending the Fascinating Forest Event must have a pre purchased ticket.

Staff will issue coloured wristbands on the night prior to event entry.

Under 5yrs are FREE to attend this years event. Please purchase tickets below.

Tickets can also be purchased at Fascinating Forest Event stalls and via the ACE office.

Payment methods:

Paypal link/paypal invoice/BACS/Cheque/CASH 24hrs before via the office

BACS details: Acc - 0600 1547 S/c - 80-06-96 Ref( FF/2017/Surname)

Groups of 10 or more please contact the office for discount offers.

Admission price includes:

- FREE shuttle service return from 2PINS car park in Pinwherry to event trail head

- Event activities and entertainment

- A warm drink and soup

- Materials for workshop activities (keepsakes)


SUPPORT

Event staff will be on site to assist on the trails and an outdoor specific wheelchair can be provided for those with special needs (contact us prior).

Disabled parking will be available. Please contact the organisers to discuss the site plan.

Please note the terrain around the entire route is not ideal for buggies and pushchairs unless specifically designed for natural forest terrain and uneven ground.


TRANSPORT

Due to the access road and limited space, there will be no parking in and around the event therefore the event organisers will provide a FREE transport shuttle from the 2PINS car park in Pinwherry. Only 14 places available on each shuttle bus. Shuttle buses start from 5.30pm and will run every 20mins. Please let the event organisers know if you plan on carrying prams/buggies/wheel chairs and any child car seats.

A map indicating where the car park is situated in Pinwherry will be posted on the event ticket Terms.

Please keep an eye on our social media sites for updates.

Girvan

A shuttle bus service will also be provided from Girvan (The Quay Zone Main entrance) to the event. This will require an additional surcharge of £2pp for a return journey.

Event transport timetable will be released early in December. Pre booking is essential. To reserve a place contact us via eventbrite or via facebook/email/phone.


SPECIAL NOTES:

- Walking shoes or wellies advised as are warm layers.

- Participants ARE advised to bring a torch however lighting will be in situ as part of the event theme.

- Outdoor compost toilets are on site and located at the "Forest Village".

- Warm drinks and snacks will be provided as part of the ticket pricing.

- Anything children make on the night they can keep.

- Those attending with special needs or considerations - please contact the organisers beforehand.

- Pets including dogs are not permitted at this years event due to the presence of livestock in the area.

- First aid provision will be on site.

- Ample seating will be situated throughout the route.


FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND REFUND POLICIES WILL BE ISSUED WITH TICKETS.


Adventure Centre for Education/Adventure Carrick,

Unit 4 Ladywell Ave, Grangestone Ind Estate, Girvan KA26 9PF

Tel: 01465 710077 Out of office Mobile: 07920406982

Email: adventurecentreforeducation@hotmail.co.uk


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