Moth Trap In American Museum & Gardens

American Museum Claverton Manor, Claverton Down, Claverton,, Bath

Leader: Carole Catling Please note attendance to this event, is limited to a maximum of 20 places Start: 9:00 Meet: In main car park off Claverton Hill. GR ST 783640 Landranger 172 / Explorer 155 Finish: Approx 11:00 Focus: Moths caught overnight in traps Description: moth traps will be opened in the gardens close to […]

Newton St. Loe & Wilmington

Newton St. Loe Churchyard Newton St. Loe, Bath

Leader: Richard Bottle Start: 10:30 Meet: in Newton St. Loe Churchyard. Grid Ref. ST701649. Landranger Map 172/Explorer 155. Take care to park considerately in the village. Finish: Approx 14:30 Focus: Summer birds and plants. Description: A varied circular walk of 4.3 miles, taking in the lakes and woods in the ground of Bath Spa University, […]

Members’ Round Table at BRLSI

BRLSI - Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset

Join the President for coffee and a chat followed, weather permitting, by a short local walk.

Westhay and Ham Wall Reserves, Somerset

Westhay Moor, Somerset GR ST456437, Somerset

Leaders: Tony and Bryan Cook Please note attendance is limited to a maximum of 15 places. Start: 10:00 Meet: Westhay reserve car park. GR ST 456437 Landranger 183 / Explorer 141 Finish: Approx 15:30 Focus: Multiple interest, especially birds including bearded reedling, birds of prey, possibly hobby, herons and egrets, and migrating wader species. Dragonflies […]

Hazelbury Common (aka Wadswick Common)

Box, Selwyn Hall Valens Lane, Box, Wiltshire

Leader: Geoff Hiscocks Please note attendance is limited to a maximum of 10 places. Start: 10:30 Meet: In the public car park in Box behind Selwyn Hall, Valens Lane, off A4. GR ST 823686 Landranger 173/Explorer 156. There is very limited parking space at the Common itself. There will be a walk up the A365 […]

Chilcombe Bottom near Batheaston

Eagle House Northend, Bath, Somerset

Leaders: Clare Herbert and John Rawles Please note attendance is limited to a maximum of 15 places. Start: 10:00 Meet: At Eagle House, Northend BA1 7EH. GR 779684 Landranger 172/Explorer 155. Parking available roadside. Or Bus 3A or 3B from Bus Station, alight St Catherine’s Way, Batheaston (check first with Traveline) Finish: Approx 13:00 Focus: […]

Moth Trap in private garden, Perrymead, Bath

Perrymead Bath

Leaders: Phillip Delve  and Terry Doman Please note attendance is limited to a maximum of 10 places. Hosts: Jan and David Robertson Start: 10:00 Meet: Maplefield, Perrymead, Bath BA2 5BA. Roadside unrestricted parking below Maplefield. Car share where possible or arrive on foot. GR ST 755631 Land ranger 172 / Explorer155 Finish: Approx 12:30 Focus: […]

Bat Watch, Friary, near Freshford


Leader: Laura Mullholland of Wiltshire Bat Group Host: Penny Williamson Start: 19:30 Meet: Just within Friary, to right of the cattle grid, where you will see a sign “Car Park”. GR ST 788591 Landranger 172/Explorer 142. Friary is reached via Friary Wood Lane, a narrow steep road leading down from A36. Finish: Approx 21:00 Focus: […]

Slimbridge WWT, Glos

Slimbridge Wetland Centre Bowditch,, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

Leader: Phillip Delve Please note attendance to this event, is limited to a maximum of 16 places. Start: 10:00 Meet: In the car park below entrance steps to Reception Centre GR SO 723047 Landranger 162/Explorer OL14. Postcode GL2 7BT Finish: Approx 14:30 Focus: Birds including passage waders and other migrant species and wildfowl Description: Level […]

Englishcombe and Haycombe, Bath

Haycombe Cemetery Haycombe, Bath

Leader: Rob Randall Start: 11:00 Meet: At entrance to Haycombe Cemetery. GR ST 721635 Landranger 172/Explorer 155. If arriving by car, park at Roundhill Park. If coming by bus, the (Whiteway) No.5, via Twerton runs every 15 minutes, or catch the (Southdown) No.1 to Wedmore Park, then take the path along north edge of Twerton […]

East Harptree Woods, North Somerset

East Harptree Woods North Somerset

Leaders: Alan Rayner and Helena Crouch Start: 10:30 Meet: In Forestry England car park off Smitham Hill GR ST 557541 Landranger 182/Explorer 141 Finish: Approx 14:30 Focus: Fungi and other autumn wildlife Description: Slow walk, looking at fungi and bryophytes in particular, through conifer plantation on the site of former lead mine. Site includes relics […]