Tours

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Want to know more about our beautiful green campus, or take a bike tour around Ormskirk. The Festival is offering a series of tour events you can be part of. Take a sustainability tour and find out more!

Details of Tour activities, their times, meeting points and people involved in leading each Tour are provided under each Day Theme below.

Take a sustainability tour and find out more!

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Monday 1st November

11.45am-1pm (11.45am starts for bicycle-hire and 12pm for bring your own bicycle and helmet)

Bike Tours

Meeting Point: Peloton bicycle stall in The Hub, #SustainableEHU

Event Leader: Amee Yostrakul

Experience Edge Hill University in a way only a bicycle can offer! Join us on a guided bicycle ride around our beautiful green campus (approximately 60mins).

We’ll be taking you on a group-led bicycle ride across campus to explore the beautiful green spaces filled with a wide range of plants and wildlife. If you have your own bicycle, you can also join us with your own bicycle and helmet at 12pm at Peloton stall in the HUB.

Note; this activity is weather dependent. The organiser will decide whether to proceed on the day and may need to cancel this event due to bad weather. There is a maximum number of 6 cyclists for this event due to safety reasons.

12.15pm-1:00pm

Wellbeing Walks – Step away from your desk and get active during lunchtimes, make the most of the beautiful surroundings at Edge Hill.

Meeting Point: The Hub table tennis, #SustainableEHU

Event Leader: Campus Sport

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Tuesday 2nd November

12:15noon-1:00pm

Micro Litter Pick

Meeting Point: Hub Starbucks, #SustainableEHU

Event Leader: Jenny Fairfield

Do you enjoy seeing the EHU ducks, hedgehogs & rabbits around? Join us on a micro tour (30-45 mins) of EHU Campus to help create safer habitats for wildlife to thrive. We’ll be providing prizes to who can get the most involved & be sure to get your friends involved too!

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Wednesday 3rd November

12:00noon-1:00pm

Green Campus Tour 1 (wildlife, propagation/planting activity)

Meeting Point: The Hub Starbucks, #SustainableEHU

Event Leader: Daniel Bocharnikov

Ever wondered about where our wonderful wildlife goes throughout the day? We’ll be taking you on a wildlife walk across campus to highlight all the hidden gems that you may not have come across.

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Thursday 4th November

10:30am-12:00noon
12:00noon-2:30pm

Recycling Sorting Challenge

Meeting Point: Hale Hall Green Zone, #SustainableEHU

Event Leader: Housekeeping Team (10:30am: Anita Wrest, Paula Knowles, 12noon: Sharon Boardman)

Recycling can be confusing, especially when you’re traveling to a new area! We’re here to help decide which is which & there’ll be a chance to win if you get in right.

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Friday 5th November

12noon – 12:45pm

Green Campus Tour 2 (buildings, infrastructure and facilities)

Meeting Point: The Hub Starbucks, #SustainableEHU

Event Leader: David Oldham – Capital Projects

Our beautiful campus also has a brilliant carbon reduction infrastructure. Want to find out about how these wonderful features work & where they can be found? From solar panels, boreholes to heat transfer networks between buildings, there’s lots to find out!