Upcoming trips

Here are the details of our planned outdoor trips. For general information on outdoor trips please visit the outdoor trips page.

  • Sat
    12
    Oct
    2019
    7:30 amLeeds LS26 8AL

    A first visit to this Yorkshire site, on the outskirts of Leeds. Waders pass through the Aire Valley on their migration. Green Sandpipers and Black-tailed Godwits are seen in large numbers. We may also see Bittern and Short-Eared Owls there

    Facilities: Visitor Centre has light refreshments and toilets. Cost £3.00

    https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/staidans

  • Sat
    16
    Nov
    2019
    7:30 amHertfordshire WD3 1NB

    On the outskirts of Rickmansworth, the River Colne runs through mature gravel pits and defunct watercress beds. Established willows and alders alongside a canal create a diverse habitat for waterfowl including Goosander and Smew and we might see Bearded Tits and Bittern

    Facilities: Café and toilets.. Cost £3.00

    https://www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk/nature-reserves/stockers-lake

  • Sat
    14
    Dec
    2019
    7:30 amRutland

    With more hides than anywhere else that we visit and a variety of lagoons hosting waterfowl and waders, we never fail to have a good count of birds even though it will be one of the shortest days of the year

    Facilities: Visitor Centre sells hot drinks. Toilets.

    Cost £3.00 (plus £4.00 if not a member of Rutland Water - cards will be required on the day)

    https://www.rutlandwater.org.uk/