Events

Unless otherwise specified, you do not need to be a member of the RSPB (or the local group) to join us on our events, and birdwatching experience is not necessary. If you have any questions please call the contact number shown with the event details.

July 2018

Wed
18

Nature walk around Stockers Lake

Location: Meet by the Water Board building in Stockers Farm Road. Grid ref TQ 057 934 (OS Map 176). The postcode shown is for the school which is about 100m before the Water Board building.
Latitude/longitude: 51.62999,-0.47610 (Google map)

Join us on a wildlife walk around Stockers Lake - it's free and there are no membership requirements! High summer may be a quiet time for birdlife but there is always something interesting to see.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free - everyone welcome!

Telephone: 020 8907 3513

E-mail: imjpinrspb@gmail.com

Sun
22

Pitstone Hill & Aldbury Nowers Nature Reserves, Tring

Location: Meet in the Pitstone Hill car park in Stocks Road near Tring, Herts. The Grid Reference is SP 954 149 (OS Map 165). The nearest Postcode is LU7 9EN but this is about 1km away on a different road.
Latitude/longitude: 51.806079,-0.623829 (Google map)

This is a walk through an exceptional HMWT nature reserve on the chalk escarpment of the Chiltern Hills noted for its butterflies, solitary bees and wildflowers. Farmland birds are a speciality at this location.
Please note: There are some steep slopes and some sections of some footpaths may be muddy.

Time: 9.30 am

Price: Free - everyone welcome

Telephone: 01895 637604

E-mail: johnnewson@waitrose.com

Wed
25

Walk around Woodoaks Farm, Maple Cross

Location: We meet at the very end of Long Lane, Mill End, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire at 10 am.
Latitude/longitude: 51.63551,-0.50329 (Google map)

A gentle walk around Woodoaks Farm, looking at birds and other wildlife. This walk is usually good for raptors and typical farmland birds. This walk is held on the fourth Wednesday of the month, twelve months of the year. We are a friendly group who enjoy birding and good company and newcomers and beginners are very welcome. There is no charge to join us and there are no membership requirements.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free - everybody welcome!

Telephone: 020 8907 3513

E-mail: imjpinrspb@gmail.com

August 2018

Wed
1

Wildlife walk at Cassiobury Park, Watford

Location: We meet in the car park at the end of Gade Avenue, Watford, at 10 am. Please note that a free parking ticket, obtainable from one of the machines, must be displayed in your car.
Latitude/longitude: 51.659594,-0.422146 (Google map)

Join us for a gentle walk around Cassiobury Park Nature Reserve, looking for birds, butterflies and other wildlife. We meet on the first Wednesday of every month of the year. It is free to join in and there are no membership requirements.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free - Everyone welcome!

Telephone: 020 8907 3513

E-mail: imjpinrspb@gmail.com

Sun
12

Birdwatching at Oare Marshes near Faversham, Kent

Location: Meet in the reserve car park, north of Oare village, near Faversham. Grid ref TR013648 (OS Map 178). As a more distant location, you might like to car-share; contact John Newson on the number below.
Latitude/longitude: 51.345499,0.889031 (Google map)

An all day walk around this interesting reserve which holds a number of different habitats. This site usually produces good birds - especially rarer waders. A packed lunch would be advisable as there are no facilities at the reserve and the nearest shops are a drive away. If the weather is poor phone John Newson - contact number below - in case the walk has been postponed. High tide will be at about 14.03 BST.

Time: 9.30 am

Price: Free - everyone welcome!

Telephone: 01895 637604

E-mail: johnnewson@waitrose.com

Wed
15

Nature walk around Stockers Lake, Rickmansworth

Location: We meet by the Water Board building in Stockers Farm Road, Rickmansworth at 10 am.
Latitude/longitude: 51.62999,-0.47610 (Google map)

Join us for a leisurely walk around Stockers Lake, looking at birds, butterflies and other wildlife. Feel free to take part - there is no membership or expertise requirement and there is no fee to pay! We are a friendly group who enjoy birding and good company. These walks take place on the third Wednesday of the month - twelve months a year!

Time: 10 am

Price: Free - everyone welcome!

Telephone: 020 8907 3513

E-mail: imjpinrspb@gmail.com

Wed
22

Walk around Woodoaks Farm, Maple Cross

Location: We meet at the very end of Long Lane, Mill End, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire at 10 am.
Latitude/longitude: 51.63551,-0.50329 (Google map)

A gentle walk around Woodoaks Farm, looking at birds and other wildlife. This walk is usually good for raptors and typical farmland birds. This walk is held on the fourth Wednesday of the month, twelve months of the year. We are a friendly group who enjoy birding and good company and newcomers and beginners are very welcome. There is no charge to join us and there are no membership requirements.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free - everyone welcome!

Telephone: 020 8907 3513

E-mail: imjpinrspb@gmail.com

September 2018

Sun
2

Visit to Tyttenhanger Gravel Pits

Location: Meet in the car park at Willows Farm Village off Coursers Road, London Colney. Grid ref TL 189 042 (OS Map 166)
Latitude/longitude: 51.723437,-0.278658 (Google map)

Guided circular walk at Tyttenhanger Gravel Pits. In the past, this walk has turned up lesser-spotted woodpecker, tree-sparrow and occasional uncommon waders. There is a cafe and a shop with toilets adjacent to the car park.

Time: 9.30 am

Price: Free - everyone welcome!

Telephone: 01895 637 604

E-mail: johnnewson@waitrose.com