Recipes, spotter sheets, collecting bag
Where to pick?
Look out for blackberries growing on bramble bushes in woodland and hedgerows.
(Avoid picking any next to roadsides though - they'll be polluted by traffic fumes, yuck)
find a wood, go picking
It's important to know what blackberries and bramble bushes look like to make sure you're picking the right thing. Use these spotter sheets to learn what to look out for.
Some wild berries can be poisonous, so always check with an adult before you eat your blackberries.
blackberry spotter sheet
blackberry hunt activity sheet
hedgerow hunt sheet
Blackberries are an important food for birds and mammals preparing for winter, so don't pick too many - just enough for your recipes :O)
collecting bag template
champion picker certificate
Make sure you wash your blackberries well before turning them into tasty treats.
(If you've got time, soak them in cold water for an hour or so to get rid of any lurking creepy crawlies.)
blackberry ice lollies
blackberry swirly whirly
fruity berry smoothie
blackberry iced tea
easy peasy bramble freezy
blackberry fairy cakes
blackberry colouring sheet
bramble colouring sheet
bramble unscramble puzzle