Small Mammal Trapping



Session Outline

Join us to open our small mammal traps to see the rodents of High Elms Park. These surveys are important and are all conducted by trained ecologists. Watch us open the traps and learn how to identify the range of mammals at the park!

Please be aware you will not be handling any of the animals caught, for their safety.

Ages 10+ for the safety of the animals

Session dates and timings

25th of May 8:00-9:00 Please book through this link; Bioblitz Day 25th of May – Bromley Parks

29th of May 09:00-10:00, book here.

Session Pricing

£3 per participant

Where to meet

We will meet in the Lubbock room of the BEECHE visitor centre to prepare to leave for the session.

Please arrive on time as the group will be leaving and traveling around the woods checking the traps.

Directions and Parking

This event takes place in High Elms Country Park. The main car park is located on High Elms Road (near Shire Lane). You can follow the Brown Highway signs for High Elms Country Park.

If the main car park is full then exit the car park and turn left go down High Elms Road a further 200 metres and turn into the Golf Course Car Park, it is fine to park in this car park. Exit Golf Course Car Park through the barrier gate at the bottom of car park then follow path straight ahead, go past pond and you will find yourself on front lawns go straight across and you will find yourself by main car park.

Blue badge parking is available in front of the BEECHE building. To access this please access the park using the entrance off Shire Lane which is marked for deliveries and staff. At the cross roads turn left up the slope and you will see the BEECHE building at the top of the slope. Please be aware this entrance and car park is only for Blue Badge holders.

What to wear and other information

The session will take place outside so please wear appropriate clothing.  Please wear trainers, walking boots or wellies. Sandals, flip flops and ballet pumps are not suitable for an outdoor session at High Elms. 

For further information or for a copy of our risk assessment please call or email the centre using the contact details below.

For more information call 01689 860571 or email

Additional information


9:00-10:00 Small Mammal Trapping