Group trip to Warnham Nature Reserve Saturday 24th July

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Jul 262021
Group trip to Warnham Nature Reserve Saturday 24th July

Warnham Local Nature Reserve is owned and managed by Horsham District Council and was designated a nature reserve in 1988. It includes a 17 acre millpond, marshes, grassland, reed beds, hedges and woodland. Fortunately, the forecasted thunder and lightning didn’t materialize as ten of us set off to explore this new RSPB Gravesend venue. Passing […]

May 302019
Stodmarsh May trip report

Fifteen of us met in the Stodmarsh NNR car park on Sunday 27 May. The weather forecast earlier in the week had looked like there was the possibility of rain but the day turned out pleasantly sunny. We headed first for the Reedbed hide, then went, via the small woodland, along the lampen walk to […]

Grove Ferry

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Sep 092018
Grove Ferry

Ten members met at the Grove Ferry car park.    The temperature was in the low teens and the sky was cloudy but with some blue showing.    It was agreed that we would walk to Stodmarsh car park for lunch following the central path taking in the view point and hides along the way. […]

May 092017
Stodmarsh trip report

Stodmarsh in May – my favourite reserve at the best time of year – what could be better?  A merry band of seven met up and, despite the chilly weather, Stodmarsh once again delivered some great birds, although in some cases with tantalisingly brief views. We started off in the wooded section and proceeded around the […]

Lammas and Kingfisher(s)

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Aug 242012
Lammas and Kingfisher(s)

Back in the swing of birdwatching and today was a trip to Bough Beech and Sevenoaks.   Although birdwatching is always a little quiet at this time of year,  it will have to liven up eventually though – won’t it? Today started well with a Hobby flying low over the car park at Bough Beech, […]

Toys Hill and Sevenoaks

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Mar 082012
Toys Hill and Sevenoaks

Having been cooped up in the house for the last few days with a cold, I was really looking forward to getting out again.   The weather forecast wasn’t too good, but we decided to go to Toys Hill near Brasted.   Malcolm and Sally had been there once before – on a wet day.   As we […]

Aug 052011
Cliffe Pools evening visit

There were 16 of us on this evening walk to our local patch.   Although the gates to the car park were locked, we managed to find space for safe parking at the Salt Lane entrance and were soon on our way.   Paul had been delayed so Jeff and Malcolm started to lead the group off […]