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Winter Herb Walk, Wormwood Scrubs, W10

The relationship between people and plants for both food and medicine goes back hundreds of thousands of years.  In recent centuries, this knowledge has been forgotten....

Take a gentle stroll and re-discover the wild winter herbs and plants growing around Hampstead Heath, and their past uses by the communities around them with herbalists Kim & Vicky of the Handmade Apothecary.

Learn about:

  • wild plant and winter tree identification

  • folklore & traditional uses of herbs

  • folklore & traditional uses of herbs

You will also be given ID and recipe handouts,

Please bring a notepad and pen, and dress warmly, with thick socks and waterproof shoes as it is a chilly event!*

£35/£30 concessions

Location: Meet at the car park on the corner of Scrubs Lane, Opposite Texaco station, W10 6AH

Winter Herb Walk 23 Feb
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The walk will go ahead even if the weather is not perfect: and only in the case of severe weather warnings -  Kim & Vicky reserve the right to make this decision if the walk goes ahead and will inform participants. If such circumstances occur, a refund or a transfer of the ticket may be possible.

Full refunds are possible if cancellations are no later than 14 days before the walk. 50% refunds are available if cancellations are over 14 days. No refund is possible if the attendee cancels less than 72 hours before the walk. A transfer to another course may be available.

NB: Picking plants in the protected space of Hampstead Heath is prohibited. Walks with permission of the City of London

Later Event: March 23
Spring Herb Walk, NW5