Sphagnum cuspidatum © Matthew Snelling

Sphagnum cuspidatum spreading across a bog pool © Matthew Snelling

Bog Day 2019

Location: Buckden, North Yorkshire, Buckden YDNPA Car Park
Buckden, North Yorkshire, BD23 5JA
We will be celebrating our 10th birthday, with the help of the National Trust and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, at this free event in Buckden.

Event details


A static map of Bog Day 2019

About the event

Meet in the public carpark from 10:00 until 15:00.

In the carpark

Find out about sphagnum, peat and just what makes blanket bog such a special habitat down in the car park,

On the hill

Help the team plant sphagnum and cottongrass on the summit of Buckden Pike. Bring suitable footwear, clothing and food if you’re heading for Buckden Pike summit – it’s 702m up and around 2 hours’ walk from the car park.


Additional booking information

There is no need to book

Know before you go

Parking information

Car parking is £4.50 for over 2 hours and payment can be taken by card.​​​


Picnic area
Disabled toilet