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Bristol Post
Emma Grimshaw

We list all the places families can plant a tree this half term break

There's just one week to go until the kids break up from school and parents will be faced with seven days of no childcare. 

It can feel daunting thinking up ideas of how to keep the kids happy over the week break, not to mention expensive, especially if you've got children of different ages.

You can read our ultimate guide on what's going on this February holiday here.

But aside from visiting all of Bristol's big attractions, there is a big push across the area to plant more trees and lots of families are joining in.

Last year, saw children taking part in dozens of climate change strikes at College Green and aside from protesting many are now taking a hands on approach to tackling the emergency,

Arming kids with a spade and venturing out into nature makes for a fun -and cheap - day out.

So if you fancy trying something new this half term, take a look at our guide of all the places you can plant a tree.

Saturday 15 February
Watchouse Hill, Pill – 9am (188 trees) – meet at the site car park on The Green
Badger Rise, Portishead – 1.30pm (234 trees) – meet by the play area on Nightingale Rise

Sunday 16 February
Robin Place, Portishead – 9am (104 trees) – meet at junction of Robin Place and Wagtail Crescent
Central Park, Burlington Road, Portishead – 9.30am (116 trees) – meet at the Rusty Ladies
Halletts Way, Portishead – 12.30pm (162 trees) – meet at the play area on Halletts Way

Monday 17 February
Chestnut Grove, Clevedon – 10am (588 tress) – meet at the gate at the end of Chestnut Grove

Tuesday 18 February
Locking Moor Road, Locking – 1pm (120 trees) – meet at lay-by between helicopter museum roundabout and Elm Tree Road

Wednesday 19 February
Arnolds Way, Yatton – 10am (116 trees) – meet at the corner of Brunel Way and Arnolds Way
Hutton Moor, Weston – 1pm (269 trees) – meet in Hutton Moor car park by the field gate

Thursday 20 February
Cricket Field, Poppy Close, Wick St Lawrence – 10am (379 trees) – meet behind the Ebdon Arms on the open space

Friday 21 February
Jubilee Park, Weston – 10am (82 trees) – meet at the entrance to the park from Windwhistle Lane

Saturday 22 February
Pound Lane, Nailsea – 9.30am (289 trees) – meet at the end of the cul-de-sac to Moor End Spout
Rhyne View, Nailsea – 2.30pm (85 trees) – meet at the main open space at Rhyne View

Sunday 23 February
Sedgemoor Close, Nailsea – 9.30am (302 trees) – meet at the field gate at the end of Sedgemoor Close
Trendlewood Way Park, Nailsea – 2.30pm (60 trees) – meet near the croquet club at Birdlip Close

Tuesday 25 February
Elm Farm, Wraxall – 9am (332 trees) – meet at the main field gate on Lodge Lane

Wednesday 26 February
Powis Close, Weston – 9.30am (143 trees) – meet at the end of the cul-de-sac at Powis Close
Castle Batch, Weston – 1pm (109 trees) – meet at Castle Batch car park

Thursday 27 February
Scot Elm Drive, Weston – 10am (195 trees) – meet at the entrance to the school on Scot Elm Drive

Saturday 29 February
Lynch Farm, Weston – 9.30am (211 trees) – meet at the path from Rossendale Close
Silverberry, Weston – 2pm (104 trees) – meet on the open space from Verbena Way

Sunday 1 March
Locking Road, Weston – 9.30am (215 trees) – meet at the corner of Baytree View and Locking Road
Ashcombe Park, Weston – 2pm (115 trees) – meet by the bottom play area in Ashcombe Park.

North Somerset Council is running the evens and advice people to bring a spade, good footwear and suitable clothes for the weather. No booking necessary.

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