Apples and ghouls at Gibraltar Point

THE GIBRALTAR Point nature reserve south of Skegness is set to hold a wide range of activities this half-term - starting with an ‘Apple Day’ this weekend.

The Apple Day event will take place from 10am to 4pm on Saturday (October 22) and will give the publci the chance to find our more about the fruit.

“Come down and discover more about our hidden orchard and find out all about one of the country’s favourite fruits”,” said a spokesperson.

“You can get advice on growing apples and have your mystery apple identified by a local expert.

“If you have an apple tree and would like the variety identifying please bring three apples with stalks,” they added.

The event is completely free.

The reserve will also play host to three of its continuing ‘Kids Gang’ events over half-term.

On Tuesday (October 25), the gang will look a t “tremendous trees.

“In autumn we think of the leaves falling from the trees but it is about time we learnt more about these amazing plants,” adde dht espokesperson.

The event runs from 2pm to 4pm and cost £3 per child.

Then on Thursday, October 27 the Kids Gang will turn into ‘Nature Detectives’ for an exploration of what animals visit your gardens and also eat your garden plants. The event will again run from 2pm to 4pm and cost £3 per child.

And, on Sunday, October 30, the gang will turn its attention towards ‘Horrible Halloween’ with a special evening session from 6pm to 8pm.

“As the ghosts and ghouls come out to play, put on fancy dress and head down to Gibraltar Point for some spooky Halloween fun,” continued the spokesperson.

The session costs £3 per child.

Booking for the Kids Gang events is essential on 01754 898 057.