The Wednesday morning walks, which are a steady 4 to 5 miles in length, are of general interest, with the option of a pub drink and meal afterwards. Field meetings are more focused on an area or specific flora or fauna.
Grid Reference and start times are as stated. Please bring your own refreshments for all-day outings. For further information, or if you need a lift, please use the contact form. No dogs are allowed on Nature Reserves and in other places must be kept on short leads.
All persons attending our events do so at their own risk. No responsibility for any mishaps occurring during any excursion, walk or field meeting is accepted by the Society or by the walk leaders.
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Old Winchester Hill
Saturday July 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
The NNR is signposted off the A32 at Warnford. Meet in the car park (SU646214) on Hayden Lane. The reserve of chalk download and woodland has a rich chalk flora including the rare Round-headed Rampion (not found in Berkshire), butterflies such as Dark Green Fritillary and Chalkhill Blue and farmland birds. Circular walk of 2.5 miles with steep slopes, rampions on the hill fort can be accessed via level ground. Bring picnic lunch to eat during the walk; if time permits we could visit another local reserve afterwards. No facilities at the NNR but a café and pub both open at 9am in nearby West Meon village.