Hillingdon Natural History Society

Hillingdon Natural History Society

Programme to September 2018


Please check with Hillingdon Natural History Society the day before at the latest, for the start time, and to check that the event has not been moved/cancelled.
If no one 'checks in' beforehand, we may cancel or move the venue of the event without notice.

If a start time is shown the event will always take place ... but you may get wet...


There is no charge made by the Society for attendance at our meetings (unless the venue has an entrance fee) which are open to all, .
These are clearly marked in the programme.
There may be car parking charges at some venues.
There is a charge for refreshments at our indoor meetings.

Map references are the Ordnance Survey grid reference.
Postcodes are shown where appropriate but do not rely solely on satnavs.

JULY

Saturday 14th ***NOTE another Change of Date***
RSPB Fen Drayton Gravel Pits

A walk round one of the trails followed by a ‘guided bus’ ride to St Ives and return. Bus pass needed if you are old enough. Picnic lunch.
Meet in the reserve car park in Holywell Ferry Road CB24 4SR, OS 154 TL 342699
The nearest toilets and refreshments are at Cambridge Services, A14 Junction 28.
Leaders Bill and Joan Ridgeway.
An alternative route is to park in the ‘Park and Ride’ at Trumpington and catch the 9.27 guided bus to the reserve.
Please check the timetable on line before travel.
Tell the driver you wish to get off at Fen Drayton !

Sunday 22nd from 11 am to 4 pm
Colne Valley Festival

Come and visit our stand at this free event held outside the visitor centre in Denham Country Park.
Park in Priory Meadow at OS176 TQ 043865 (£2.50 charge).
Details from Ann and Alan Rix

Wed 25th at 9pm
Harefield Place for Glow worms and Bats

The annual evening walk around our Reserve. Bring a bat detector if you have one
Meet in the golf course car park at OS 176 TQ 062867
Leader Judy Cross

AUGUST

Saturday 11th
Black and Langley Country Parks.

Meet in Black Park car park , Black Park Road, Wexham SL3 6DS OS 176 TQ005833
There is a separate charge for each park - share cars.
Picnic lunch
Leader Charles Youell

Saturday 25th
Walthamstow Wetlands for birds

Very limited car parking at £2 per hour. Public transport is recommended.
Victoia line to Tottenham Hale or Blackhorse Road and either walk or catch the 123 or 230 bus to the Ferry Boat Inn.
OS177 TQ351893
Leader Jim Fell

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 15th
Pagham and Church Norton

For waders wildfowl and maybe some early migrants.
Meet at the Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve car park.
Off the B2145 road at Sidlesham
at OS 197 SZ 856966
Bring Picnic Lunch
Alan Rix

Saturday 29th
RSPB Rainham Marshes.

Meet in the car park at OS 177 TQ 552792. Entrance charge for non-RSPB members.
Visitor centre and facilities on site. Bring picnic (or cafe) lunch.
Leader Jim Fell

OCTOBER

Wednesday 3rd at 8 pm
First indoor meeting of the winter programme!


For membership enquiries e-mail Ann Rix.

For programme enquiries e-mail Jim Fell.

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Web page created by Alan Rix
Last modified 10th March 2018