SPRINGTIME FLORA IN LEIGH WOODS

14.04.2024

Leigh Woods never disappoints and it is most fortuitous that we have this seemingly bottomless source of natural historical intrigue right on our doorstep. We…

Snuff Mills & the Frome Valley

27.04.2024

Meet in the Snuff Mills Car Park, 14 River View, Stapleton, Bristol BS16 1DL at 10am.You have to pay for parking: £3.00 cash for…

St Audries Bay, near Watchet

28.04.2024

BNS in association with Bath Geological Society (BGS)Meet 12.00 noon at the Holiday Park (parking and facilities) at St Audries Bay, West Quantoxhead, near Watchet,…

RSPB Ham Wall

12.05.2024

This is usually the best time of the year in the Avalon Marshes – one of the top birding sites in the country. We would…

Walton Common

25.05.2024

Walton Common, a SSSI managed by the Avon Wildlife Trust, is located just northeastof Clevedon. The site comprises a mixture of woodland and calcareous grasslandgrazed…

The Forest of Dean

26.05.2024

Details to follow…

CHEW VALLEY LAKE

26.05.2024

A visit to enjoy the rich meadow flora across some of the grasslands around Chew Valley Lake. Species in the area we will visit include…

Prior’s wood

08.06.2024

We will walk from Portbury up through Prior’s Wood towards the Children’s Hospice. This is an ancient woodland best known for its bluebells (though we…

EAST HARPTREE WOODS

10.06.2024

This conifer plantation, on the site of former lead-mining activity, has varied habitats, with broad rides, areas of heathland, a pond and wet woodland with…

Marshfield

23.06.2024

An opportunity to explore this area of Cotswold farmland that can contain Corn Buntings, Yellowhammers and Quail. Details to come.

Blackdown & Rowberrow

07.07.2024

A walk through the scrub, woodland and heathland of the Mendips above Burrington. Details to come.

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL BOTANIC GARDEN

10.07.2024

The University of Bristol Botanic Garden houses an impressive collection of native andexotic plants. These plants create a habitat suitable for a wide range of…

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