Events

A friendly group of keen birdwatchers, the group organises a number of events including; walks at weekend and mid-week as well as indoor meetings with a range of interesting speakers.

July 2019

Wed
24

Midweek Walk - Box Hill

Location: We meet in the car park at the NT shop/information centre at the top of Box Hill. There is a parking charge for non-NT members. TQ178513

This is a hilly walk through lightly wooded and scrub areas as well as open rides. Beautiful views over the area

Time: 10.30am

Price: Free to group members, £5 non members (refundable on joining group)

E-mail: roytheobald@yahoo.co.uk

August 2019

Wed
7

Midweek Walk - Leith Hill South

Location: We meet at Starveall Corner car park. From the A25 turn into Hollow Lane between Wotton and Abinger Hammer (signposted Leith Hill). The car park is on the left after 3 miles.
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A lovely walk in North Downs countryside with varied habitat. It is hilly.

Time: 10.30am

Price: Free to group members, £5 non members (refundable on joining group)

E-mail: roytheobald@yahoo.co.uk

Wed
21

Midweek Walk - Wisley to Ockham Mill

Location: This walk meets by the coffee shop at RHS gardens off the A3 and will visit Wisley Common, Ockham Mill and Pyrford Lock. TQ131433

A very attractive walk through varied countryside of heathland, woodland and scrub areas.

Time: 10.30am

Price: Free to group members, £5 non members (refundable on joining group)

E-mail: roytheobald@yahoo.co.uk

September 2019

Wed
4

Midweek Walk - Tice's Meadow

Location: To reach Tice's Meadow (Aldershot Park) take the A31 and then A331 heading north. At first junction turn left on to A323. After 1/4 mile turn left into Lower Farnham Road (B3208) then take the 4th left into Guildford Road to park at the end in Aldershot Park.
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This walk is in Aldershot Park and takes in meadow land, some water and heathland.

Time: 10.30am

Price: Free to group members, £5 non members (refundable on joining group)

E-mail: roytheobald@yahoo.co.uk

Sun
8

Weekend Walk - Farnham Heath

Location: We will leave from the Rural Life Museum car park. Meet at 10am. To get there go down the A31, turn left at the signpost for Farnham station and continue on the Tilford road. Then turn right onto Reeds Road and the rural life museum is on the right. Led by Glenn Carmichael.
Postcode: GU10 2DL (Google map)

Explore some of Surrey's best heathland.

Time: 10:00 am

Price: no charge

Telephone: 07483848837

E-mail: glenn.carmic@btconnect.com

Fri
20

Indoor Meeting - Saving Nature Past, Present & Future

Location: Dorking Christian Centre opposite St Martin's Church at the top of Church Street, Dorking

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of RSPB groups as well as the RSPB's 130th anniversary. Dorking Local Group is celebrating this occasion with an exhibition of photos and artefacts so please bring along any you have to mark the occasion.
In addition we have Andre Farrar, former Campaigns Manager at the RSPB, speaking on Saving Nature Past, Present and Future - the RSPB story.

Time: 8pm

Price: Free to group members, £5 non members (refundable on joining group)

E-mail: roytheobald@yahoo.co.uk

October 2019

Sat
12

Weekend Walk - Thorney Island

Location: Go down the A29, turn onto A27 signposted Goodwood, then at roundabout sign posted Bosham follow Bosham sign, first exit. Continue for 3 or 4 miles until you see right turn and sign to Baker Barracks and to yacht harbor (Emsworth Yacht Harbour), turn right into yacht club, then car park on the right.
There is a nice cafe and toilets in the yacht club, I will try to get here early for breakfast, it looks good. Led by Glenn. Postcode: Thorney Road, Emsworth, PO10 8BP
Postcode: PO10 8BP (Google map)

Thorney Island - bird rich walk out into Chichester Harbour, should be good for waders and ducks.

Time: 10:00 am

Price: no charge

Telephone: 07483848837

E-mail: glenn.carmic@btconnect.com

November 2019

Sun
24

Weekend Walk - RSPB Rainham Marshes Reserve

Location: RSPB Rainham Marshes
Postcode: RM19 1SZ (Google map)

A five hour walk around the Rainham Marshes Reserve. Bring lunch and your RSPB membership card

Time: 10:00 am

Price: no charge

Telephone: 07483848837

E-mail: glenn.carmic@btconnect.com

December 2019

Sat
14

Weekend Walk - Rye Harbour

Location: Rye Harbour
Take M25 and M20, leaving M20 at J10 and head south on A2070 then south west on A259 to Rye. Leave Rye on A259 and turn south on outskirts of town down Harbour Road (signposted Rye Harbour). Go to end of road, turn right to park in car park. Meet at 10am. There are toilets nearby.
Postcode: TN31 7TU (Google map)

A five hour walk around the Rye Harbour Reserve. Level terrain. Bring lunch.

Time: 10:00 am

Price: no charge

Telephone: 07483848837

E-mail: glenn.carmic@btconnect.com