We will be observing any restrictions in line with Covid guidance and RSPB advice.  For more information, please refer to the Walks page or Indoor Meetings page.

The RSPB Guildford & District Group is an active group whose members enjoy a variety of activities which promote enjoyment of wildlife – and particularly, though not exclusively, birds – while encouraging conservation and raising funds for the RSPB’s national activities.

Our group has over three hundred members covering south west Surrey from Chobham, Woking, Guildford and Godalming through to Cranleigh and Haslemere.

From late September to May we hold indoor meetings roughly twice a month and these include illustrated talks, both from our own members and from leading wildlife experts. Our extensive outdoor programme has over forty wildlife walks and there are day trips and holidays to nature reserves and places of birdwatching interest in the UK. We also arrange holidays abroad to visit the many different wildlife habitats in Europe and further afield.

We participate in local events to promote conservation, to raise funds for the RSPB and to publicise its work, sometimes by providing speakers for meetings and events organised by others. There is also hands-on conservation work to be done at the local RSPB reserve at Farnham Heath and several members volunteer at Pulborough Brooks.

A quarterly newsletter keeps members up to date with local birding information and prospective trips and activities. You can see our latest newsletter here.

For more information about our group activities and events, see the events and reports sections of this site or use the Contact Us forms.

As Leader of the Group, I am very keen to welcome new members, and invite you to get in touch.

Margo Scott

Latest walk reports

Frensham Little Pond 7 July 2022

Eight members met in initially unpromising weather with a chill in the air and some light drizzle.  We were soon…

Bookham Common 25 June 2022

Sixteen members set off in overcast and slightly breezy conditions hoping that, even if bird sightings were to be relatively…

Chobham Common 16 June 2022

Six members and three visitors assembled at the Jubilee Mount car park in an evening search for nightjars. The night…

Whitmoor Common 5 June 2022

A forecast of rain all day and a dank, dismal morning limited the gathering at the Jolly Farmer to six…