Aug 212013
Rainham Marshes

A dozen of us joined Malcolm and Sally for the last of their Tuesday morning walks of the summer.   Rainham Marshes RSPB Reserve was today’s destination, and what a great day we had! The weather was warm and sunny and although a large group of mothers and toddlers arrived at around the same time […]

Aug 092012

A dozen of us met in the car park at Oare for this Saturday morning walk.   High tide was due at around 3 pm, and we know from experience that this means that the mud on the Swale will be covered by 1 pm, so we opted to start off on the seawall. A […]

Apr 212012
Chafford Gorges and Rainham Marshes

My usual weekday walk took my friends and I to Essex this week, with a trip to a new site for us at Chafford Gorges an Essex Wildlife Trust Reserve near to Lakeside Shopping Centre.   Although we knew that it was created from old chalk pits within a settlement built on a brownfield site, we did not […]

Aug 202011

Eight of us met at Oare one of the group’s favourite venues.   After we had dealt with the important business of dividing up the home grown apples and the sweets it was off to view the river.   A family with two young daughters were just starting out on their own walk, and Howard set up […]