New Year Plant Hunt

Leaders: TBA (contact Rob Randall for details and to book) This annual event is organised by the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland and contributes much to our knowledge of changes due to our milder winters in much the same way as the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. Please book in advance. Members can find contact […]

Tour of Malaby Biogas, Bore Hill Farm, Warminster

Bore Hill Farm

Charge: £4 per person. Organiser: Penny Williamson Start: 10:30 Finish: 12:00 Meet: Bore Hill Farm, ST867436, BA12 8FB. Take first exit off the roundabout where the A350 crosses the A36 south of Warminster then first left off Deverill Road. Visitors parking on the right. No parking in main yard. Landranger 183/Explorer 143. Description: Malaby Biogas […]


Shearwater, Near Crockerton

Leader: TBA (contact Rob.Randall to book) Start: 12:30 Finish: 14:00 Meet: Turn off the A36 Warminster Bypass on to the A350 south then take first right to Crockerton and then right on to Clay Street and meet at the car park opposite Shearwater Lake, ST854420. Landranger 183/Explorer 143. Focus: Birds and winter wildlife. Description: Gentle […]

Go Slow – Severn Beach

Severn Beach

Leader: Alvan White Start: 9:00 Finish: 12:00 Meet: Beach Road, Severn Beach (free parking), ST539850, BS35 4PE. Landranger 172/Explorer 154, Anyone wishing to travel by train rather than road, contact the leader for times. Rail journey of about 1 hour. Focus: Gulls, waders and ducks Description: Easy walk along the sea wall as the tide […]

BNHS/RSPB Coach To Portland Bill and Weymouth

Portland Bill & Weymouth

Leader: Dave Newman. Booking and prepayment essential by 23rd February 2024 Coach: 7:30 start with various pick up points in Bath, to be advised on booking form.

Compton Dando and Woollard

Compton Dando and Woollard

Leaders: Andrew Harrison and Rob Randall Start: 11:00 Finish: 13:00 Meet: Compton Dando church, ST646646. Landranger 172/Explorer 155. Limited parking nearby so car-sharing advisable if possible. Focus: General interest Description: Walk of about 3.5 km along paths and tracks through woodland and grassland by the River Chew. The varied geology results in equally varied vegetation, […]

Go Slow – Royal Victoria Park

Royal Victoria Park Bath

Leader: Rob Randall Start 13:00 Finish 15:00 pm Meet: Entrance to Royal Avenue above Queen Square, ST745651. Landranger 172/Explorer 155. Focus: General interest Description: Wheelchair-friendly stroll around the park for spring flowers, birds and early insects. Please book with the Leader in advance. Members can find contact details in their Autumn / Winter 2023-2024 newsletter. […]

Bathwick to Bathampton via Batheaston

Beckford Road Bath

Please note numbers limited to 15. Leader: Lucy Starling Start: 9:30 Finish: 13:30 Meet: Beckford Road by the canal, ST 758654. Landranger 172/Explorer 155. No roadside parking nearby but buses stop on Beckford Road. Focus: Bird song, particularly warblers, butterflies and dragonflies. Hopefully, Sedge Warblers will have returned to breed in Bathampton Meadows NT fields. […]