Friends of Lepe
Become an active part of your local country park
- Are you a regular visitor to Lepe and interested in what's going on at the park?
- Would you like to receive regular updates on news and events?
- Would you like to have your say or learn something new?
Yes... then join us today.
For the yearly subscription of £5 per adult or £3 for senior citizens
- you will receive 4 newsletters about the park with news, up coming events and projects
- be able to attend a programme of meetings and events such as evening talks, guided walks and social events
- join in a variety of volunteering opportunities including helping with events, wildlife surveys, visitor surveys and conservation work.
The Friends of Lepe was started in 2007 to promote community involvement and enjoyment of the country park. To protect and enhance the wildlife habitats and cultural heritage within the country park
To increase understanding about coastal change and mangement for biodiversity
To promote a culture of responsible enjoyment of the country park
To provide volunteering opportunities for local people to actively engage with a countryside site
The group has been awarded grants from the New Forest National Park Authority and Hampshire County Council to set up the group and buy equipment and the Big Lottery Fund Breathing Places grant to build a pond at Lepe Point.
The Friends also support the park by contributing time, skills and funds towards a variety of projects including - major events such as D-Day at Lepe, producing drawings for planning permission, helping to build the bird hide, purchasing outdoor tables and chairs for the newly refurbished cafe, running workshops for the CCATCH project, providing wildlife data for the Shoresearch scheme, completing butterfly transects, providing data for park management through visitor and car park surveys, running a book stall and being ambassadors for the park.
|Hants & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust||£40||Blashford Lakes Tour|
|Help for Heroes||£700||D-Day collection, book & tea sales|
|Kidney Research UK||£40||History of Beaulieu River Talk|
|New Forest National Park Authority||£210||From Talks Income|
|New Forest Ninth Centenary Trust||£53||Commoning Talk|
|Royal British Legion||£150||From Book Sales & Donations|
|Royal Masonic Trust for Girls & Boys||£40||DP World Talk|
|Royal Society for Protection of Birds||£50||RSPB talk|
|Lepe Country Park||£179||Friends of Lepe Tools|
|Lepe Country Park||£155||Lepe Point View Point Bench|
|Lepe Country Park||£260||Tree O'clock Trees and Whips|
|Lepe Country Park||£656||Cafe outside metal furniture|
|Lepe Country Park||£90||From Marine Wonders Donations|
|Lepe Country Park||£123||Bird Hide Interpretation Board|
|Lepe Country Park||£152||Solar Lighting for Composting Toilet|
|Lepe Country Park||£40||Solar Security Lighting for Classroom|
|Lepe Country Park||£100||Classroom use|
|Lepe Country Park||£689||Marquee from Book Sales|
|Lepe Country Park||£8,050||D-Day grants from Exxon Mobil|
|Lepe Country Park||£6,212||Lepe Point Pond grant from Big Lottery|
Join the Friends
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