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Hundreds brave winter chill to enjoy Reaseheath’s newborn lambs

Hundreds brave winter chill to enjoy Reaseheath’s newborn lambs

Hundreds of local families flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich to welcome newly born lambs into the world.

And Reaseheath’s sheep flock put on a spectacular show, with 10 ewes producing 24 lambs within hours of the opening of the lambing sheds.

Reaseheath Zoo helps conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders

Reaseheath Zoo helps conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders

Reaseheath College’s zoo in Nantwich is helping to conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders.

Thirty tiny Desertas wolf spiderlings are being reared in the college’s terrestrial invertebrate room in Nantwich.

Hundreds expect to flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds expect to flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds of local families will be flocking to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for the first two weekends of March to enjoy the popular lambing events.

The lambing weekends have been a major draw to the college for the past 22 years.

February 24, 2018 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Bald hens wrap up warm thanks to Reaseheath College students

Bald hens wrap up warm thanks to Reaseheath College students

Bald hens are feeling clucky this winter – thanks to woolly jumpers knitted by warm-hearted Nantwich students.

The 12 hens are among the latest additions to Reaseheath College’s mini zoo.

Reaseheath College to stage Christmas Artisan Market in Nantwich

Reaseheath College to stage Christmas Artisan Market in Nantwich

Shoppers have the chance to buy original gifts from local craftspeople at a Christmas Artisan Market being held at Reaseheath College in Nantwich.

The market will be staged on Saturday December 2, when the college’s mini zoo will also be open with a special visit from Father Christmas.

Families flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Families flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds of families flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich to welcome the first lambs of the season.

Undeterred by wintry weather, hundreds filled the college’s lambing sheds to meet the newborns and many were lucky enough to experience a live birth.

Families set to flock to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for lambing event

Families set to flock to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for lambing event

Hundreds of families will be flocking to Reaseheath College in Nantwich on the first two weekends of March for the popular lambing event.

The lambing weekends have been a major draw to the college over the past 21 years.

Reaseheath Zoo expertswarning over exotic pet Christmas gifts

Reaseheath Zoo expertswarning over exotic pet Christmas gifts

Animal experts in Nantwich are calling for the public not to buy exotic pets for Christmas unless they know how to care for them.

Lauren Lane, deputy manager of the animal collection at Reaseheath Zoo, is concerned unusual pets like snakes, chameleons, turtles, monkeys and parrots are becoming more popular.

Festive fun lined up at Reaseheath College zoo near Nantwich

Festive fun lined up at Reaseheath College zoo near Nantwich

Reaseheath College is offering families a chance to enjoy festive fun with a difference by opening its zoo for the two weekends before Christmas.

Winter wallabies, festive foxes, merry meerkats, seasonal snakes, gracious goats and dashing donkeys are just some of the animals preparing for Christmas at the zoo.

December 7, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Reaseheath Zoo wins gold award for rare spiders project

Reaseheath Zoo wins gold award for rare spiders project

Reaseheath Zoo keepers in Nantwich have received a gold award for giving rare spiders a helping hand.

Keepers at Reaseheath College’s facility have been recognised for their success in rearing tiny offspring of one of UK’s most spectacular spiders, the endangered fen raft spider.

Hundreds of families enjoy first Reaseheath lambing weekend of 2016

Hundreds of families enjoy first Reaseheath lambing weekend of 2016

Hundreds of families flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for the first lambing weekend event of the year.

Spring has sprung in the college’s lambing sheds with the arrival of the first newborns of the season.

Hundreds set to flock to Nantwich lambing at Reaseheath College

Hundreds set to flock to Nantwich lambing at Reaseheath College

Hundreds of families are expected to flock to Reaseheath College in Nantwich next weekend for the first of two lambing events.

Spring has already arrived in the college’s lambing sheds with the arrival of the first newborns of the season.

February 27, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Reaseheath maize maze offers Superhero theme for families

Reaseheath maize maze offers Superhero theme for families

Nantwich families are having to summon superhuman powers when they visit Reaseheath College’s giant maize maze challenge.

The theme of the Nantwich college’s annual attraction is ‘Superhero’.