Aquatic Plant Adventures
The Aquatic Adventures project was set up to celebrate the amazing plants in our local waterways and wetlands, especially the SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) along the Leeds Liverpool Canal behind Hollybush
Hollybush is a busy centre most days. The grounds with ponds, the gate to/from the Leeds Liverpool Canal, a superb water plant habits and our community café are normally open Tuesday to Friday 10.30 -3.
Parking is limited on site and unless you have mobility needs please use nearby places to park.
We are not open on Mondays or weekends.
We endeavour to answer general phone inquiries between 11am-2pm (Mon-Fri)
Find out about our latest events, training courses and projects here: https://www.tcv.org.uk/hollybush/training
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Photos of the site
What we've been up to
|What we did||When we did it||How many people took part||Who was there|
|The Big Green Weekend! We ran a canoe trail, pond dipping and arts activities on our site and along the canal||22/09/2019 - 11:00||140||Mixed ages|
|Our aquatic photography exhibition received 40 submissions, and six winners were chosen to display on site in the roundhouse||09/09/2019 - 09:30||19||Mixed ages|
|Past staff and volunteers explored the grounds and talked with two ecologists on a guided walk along the towpath||27/07/2019 - 14:30||60||Mixed ages|
|We held a photographic training course and 8 people learnt how to get better results from their cameras (or camera phones)||10/07/2019 - 12:30||8||Mostly adults 25+|
|The Aquatic Plant Trailer was a featured installation on our site for Kirkstall Art Trail||20/07/2019 - 10:00||360||Mixed ages|
|Our Aquatic Plant Trailer was featured at Kirkstall Festival: we talked to local residents about our work & local nature||13/07/2019 - 12:00||170||Mixed ages|
|We took aquatic plant and insect models to Leeds Bird Fair at Rodley Nature Reserve to share with the public||22/06/2019 - 11:00||64||Mixed ages|