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February 2021

Isley Marsh Field Trip

February 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, February 7th A visit to our local RSPB reserve at Isley Marsh for estuary and wetland birds. High tide about 2.00pm. Meet on the Yelland Business Park Road at 11.00 am. Bring a packed lunch. Level walking. Please note: Participation on all field trips is at your own risk. Please wear appropriate footwear and suitable clothing. Our field trips are informal - we meet promptly but have no set finish time. For more information and to confirm your attendance…

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March 2021

Huntshaw Woods to Berry Castle Field Trip

March 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, March 21st By popular request a walk around an old Iron Age hill fort at Berry Castle, followed by a circular trip around the nearby Darracott reservoir. Meet at 11.00 am at the car parking area in Huntshaw Woods (Map Ref SS 501 224) complete with a packed lunch. Please note: Participation on all field trips is at your own risk. Please wear appropriate footwear and suitable clothing. Our field trips are informal - we meet promptly but have…

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April 2021

A Woodland Walk in Halsdon Nature Reserve

April 25, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, April 25th A woodland walk in Halsdon nature reserve by the River Torridge for Spring flowers and possible kingfishers, pied flycatchers and sand martins. Meet at the lower entrance (Map Ref SS 560 117) at 11.00 am complete with sturdy footwear and a packed lunch. Possible cream tea afterwards. Please note: Participation on all field trips is at your own risk. Please wear appropriate footwear and suitable clothing. Our field trips are informal - we meet promptly but have…

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May 2021

Field Irish Farm near Bradworthy Field Trip

May 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, May 23rd Discover the fauna and flora of the privately owned Field Irish Farm near Bradworthy which has been farmed alongside nature for generations. Meet at 11.00 am (Map Ref SS 345 154). Packed lunch and stout footwear needed. Possible cream tea afterwards. Please note: Participation on all field trips is at your own risk. Please wear appropriate footwear and suitable clothing. Our field trips are informal - we meet promptly but have no set finish time. For more…

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June 2021

BNA Trip to the Forest of Dean.

June 7, 2021 - June 11, 2021

June 7th- June 11th BNA trip to the Forest of Dean. Details from Elizabeth later - we are awaiting the Government Lock Down to end. Please note: Participation on all BNA holidays is at your own risk. Please wear appropriate footwear and suitable clothing. For more information please telephone our Taw and Exmoor Branch Chairman Brian Sims on 01271 343607.

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A Walk Around the Wildlife Friendly Farm of Challacombe

June 27, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, June 27th A walk around the wildlife friendly farm of Challacombe, North Dartmoor, as seen on “Hugh’s Wild West”, for birds, butterflies and wild flower meadows. Meet at 11.00am (Map Ref SX 694 795). Post code PL20 6TD. Bring a packed lunch. Good chance of a cream tea afterwards. Please note: Participation on all field trips is at your own risk. Please wear appropriate footwear and suitable clothing. Our field trips are informal - we meet promptly but have…

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July 2021

Countisbury Field Trip

July 25, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, July 25th Flowers, birds , butterflies and spectacular views around the Countisbury peninsular. Meet at 11.00 am in the car park to the east of the Blue Ball Inn car park.(Map Ref SS 753 496). Bring a packed lunch . Not entirely level walking. Possible cream tea afterwards. Please note: Participation on all field trips is at your own risk. Please wear appropriate footwear and suitable clothing. Our field trips are informal - we meet promptly but have no…

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August 2021

Devon Wildlife Trust Reserve at Meeth Field Trip

August 15, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, August 15th By popular request a visit to the Devon Wildlife Trust reserve at Meeth for flowers, butterflies and dragonflies. Meet at 11.00 am in the car park (Map Ref SS 542 083) with your packed lunch. Possible cream tea afterwards. Please note: Participation on all field trips is at your own risk. Please wear appropriate footwear and suitable clothing. Our field trips are informal - we meet promptly but have no set finish time. For more information and…

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September 2021

A Field Trip to Derek Gow’s 300 Acre Upcott Grange Farm

September 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, September 26th A visit to Derek Gow’s 300 acre Upcott Grange Farm by Roadford reservoir where he breeds species for release back into the wild such as wildcats, beavers, storks and water voles. Meet at 11.00 am at the farm (Map Ref SX 413 899) Post code PL6 0JS. Sturdy footwear and a packed lunch. Possible cream tea afterwards. Please note: Participation on all field trips is at your own risk. Please wear appropriate footwear and suitable clothing. Our…

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October 2021

Hillhead Cross Deer Watching

October 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, October 10th Meet at Hillhead Cross (Map Ref SS 852 404), just north of Exford for the annual red deer rut at 11.00am. Bring a hot drink, packed lunch, warm clothes and sturdy footwear as it could be over some uneven ground. Chance of an October cream tea afterwards. Please note: Participation on all field trips is at your own risk. Please wear appropriate footwear and suitable clothing. Our field trips are informal - we meet promptly but have…

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