Bluebell Walk @ Benburb Priory

Benburb & District Community Association

The Bluebell walk is a step towards encouraging young people in particular to look closely at their own environment, assessing how it is used and how it could be improved.

Visitor Information

Benburb Castle
Main St
Benburb
Dungannon
County Tyrone
BT71 7JZ

This will help to create fun and interesting stories of life in the village providing social opportunities for people of all ages to meet up time as the seasons and vibrant colours evolve.

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

Come along to one of our community days where you can take part in an interactive learning walk, develop new skills and experiences, grow wild and enjoy the fun.

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Photos of the site

Site before work began

Monday, April 14, 2014

Site clearing crew

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Site clearing crew in action

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Site clearing crew in action

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Stage 1 Clearance Day Completed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Stage 1 Clearance Day Completed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Stage 1 Clearance Day Completed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Stage 1 Clearance Day Completed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Ready Steady Lets Grow Wild

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Community day 1 @ Benburb Priory

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Community day 1 @ Benburb Priory

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Community day 1 @ Benburb Priory

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Community day 1 @ Benburb Priory

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Community day 1 @ Benburb Priory

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Alyn AKA the boss!

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Site Meeting; Alyn & Stephanie

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Guys enjoy down time @ the garden

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Benburb Sunday 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Benburb Sunday 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Follow the sign

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Benburb Sunday 2014

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Photo Montage of Work to Date

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Site Clearance Day 3

Friday, September 5, 2014

Site Clearance Day 3

Friday, September 5, 2014

Site Clearance Day 3

Friday, September 5, 2014

Site Clearance Day 3

Friday, September 5, 2014

Site Clearance Day 3

Friday, September 5, 2014

Site Clearance Day 3

Friday, September 5, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Community Day 2 - Sept 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Site Clearance Days 4-5

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Site Clearance Days 4-5

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Site Clearance Stage 2 Complete

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Site Clearance Stage 2 Complete

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Site Clearance Stage 2 Complete

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Bulb Planting

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Bulb Planting

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Bulb Planting

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Bulb Planting

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Community Bulb Planting Day

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Community Bulb Planting Day

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Community Bulb Planting Day

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Community Bulb Planting Day

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Interpretative panel installation

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Interpretative panel installation

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Interpretative panel installation

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Wildflower bulbs

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Wildflower bulbs in bloom

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Snowdrops have arrived

Sunday, January 18, 2015

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
Alyn & team return to install the panels 23/12/2014 - 12:00 12 Mixed ages
Alyn & team from Southern Area HSC install posts for interpretative panels which arrived to complete this stage of woodland development. 16/12/2014 - 12:00 12 Mixed ages
The local community arrived in force today to plant bulbs followed by an interactive walk in the woods 25/10/2014 - 11:00 30 Mixed ages
Alyn and guys out in force today with his two grow teams to plant 4000 bulbs today #bluebell #aconite #snowdrop 14/10/2014 - 11:00 20 Mixed ages
Alyn and the guys were back raking the site and removing debris to allow for bulbs 23/09/2014 - 09:30 10 Mixed ages
Our second community day involved a seed & bulb hunt to help us stock up for our new site to plant native wildflowers. 06/09/2014 - 11:00 20 Mixed ages
Warren Redmond, our tree surgeon called to remove some large Sycamore trees that were blocking light from our wildflowers. #ulsterfry 05/09/2014 - 08:30 3 26 – 34 years
As part of the Benburb Sunday 2014 Community Festival, we set up a tour & information point to inform visitors of our work to date. 15/06/2014 - 11:00 50 Mixed ages
Alyn, Stephanie and project manager met to discuss the project to date. We look forward to the Autumn planting. 03/06/2014 - 15:00 3 Mixed ages
Alyn and his team from Alliance Youth Works continued the clearance work at the site to remove the laurel and some trees. 15/04/2014 - 11:00 9 Mixed ages
We invited local kids and parents to take part in an interactive day of discovery as we explored & planted at the site of our Bluebell Walk. 03/05/2014 - 11:00 13 Mixed ages