Walks

In severe weather, a meeting may be cancelled. Check with walk leader or field trip co-ordinator Tony Cummins.


Sep
5
Thu
Puttenham Common @ Puttenham Common
Sep 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
OS: SU 912457 Post Code: GU3 1BG Duration: Half day walk. Leader: Nick Directions: From Puttenham church turn left by pub. After 2 miles before the road passes between two lakes, turn right and park in the Middle Car Park. Habitat: Paths sandy with little mud, steep in places. Attractions: Mandarin, woodlark, various lake, woodland and heathland species according to season. Winter finches (and firecrest) possible. Amenities: No facilities Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear for conditions on the day which can be subject to change at any time. You will be expected to use the walk in such a way as not to place yourselves or others at risk and to follow all requirements set by the walk leader.
Sep
15
Sun
Pagham Harbour & Church Norton @ Sidlesham & Church Norton
Sep 15 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

OS: SZ 857964
Post Code: PO20 7NE

Duration: All day. Bring lunch.

Leader: Roger

Directions: From the A27 Chichester bypass, take the B1245 to Sidlesham. Continue on the B2145 for 1½ miles to the RSPB Pagham Harbour car park, signposted on left.

Habitat: Regular site, good all year. Rough flat walk along harbour coast to sea and back (4 miles in all).

Attractions: Winter raptors, waders and ducks. Migrants on passage.

Amenities: Toilets at car park (RSPB reception serves hot drinks).

Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear for conditions on the day which can be subject to change at any time. You will be expected to use the walk in such a way as not to place yourselves or others at risk and to follow all requirements set by the walk leader.

Sep
28
Sat
Moor Green Lakes @ Moor Green Lakes
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

OS: SU 806628
Post Code: RG40 3TF

Duration: Half day walk.

Leader: Malcolm

Directions: From A31 take A331 and then A30 towards Basingstoke. At roundabout, take B3272 through Yateley to Eversley, where turn right to Finchampstead by cricket ground. After ⅔ mile turn sharp right into small hidden road. Moor Green Lakes car park is ½ mile on the right.

Habitat: Good walking conditions on paths along River Blackwater, but can be wet and muddy.

Attractions: Birds in winter include ducks such as goosander, thrushes and finches, possibly barn owl and raptors.

Amenities: No facilities, but pubs nearby for lunch afterwards.

Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear for conditions on the day which can be subject to change at any time. You will be expected to use the walk in such a way as not to place yourselves or others at risk