DBC Guided Walk Programme: January to June 2015

All walks are open to members and non-members and are FREE.
Just turn up on the day at the meeting place/time advertised (unless booking is advised).

Walk categories
A:  Easy - fairly short walk over relatively flat ground, with no/few stiles.
B:  Medium - moderate distance, and/or moderate hills, and/or moderate number of stiles.
C:  Strenuous - long distance, and/or steep hills, and/or many stiles.
Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the time of year.
Car Park charges - in most cases where we meet in a public or site car park there will be a parking fee to pay so please bring change with you.

Sunday 11th January: Bird Crawl. 09:30 - 14:00 approx.
Just for fun, a more sedate version of a bird race.  How many species can you find around Upton Country Park and Holes Bay? Meet in the car park at the entrance to Upton CP (SY 991932). Category A - but can be muddy in places.

Sunday 15th February: Normandy Marsh. 09:30 - 14:00 approx.
Meet in the car park near Lymington Sailing Club (SZ 333950) - charges apply.
Category B - moderate distance.

Sunday 29th March: Portland Harbour / Ferrybridge. 09:30 - 13:00 approx.
Meet in the car park by the Chesil Beach Centre (SY 668756) - charges apply. Category A.

Sunday 26th April: Seacombe and Dancing Ledge. 09:30 - all day.
Meet in the car park in Worth Matravers (SY 974776) - charges apply.
Category C - some steep hills / stiles.

Sunday 24th May: Sturminster Newton. 09:30 - 14:00 approx.
Meet in the car park of Station Road (ST 787142) - charges apply.
Category B - moderate distance with one or two steep hills.

Friday 5th June 2015: White Sheet Plantation, near Wimborne. 19:30 - dusk.
Meet in the car park on the bend in the road (SU 048036). Category A.

Sunday 28th June: Martin Down. 09:30 - all day.
Meet in the car park at the end of Sillen Lane (SU 057191). Category B - moderate distance.

For further details of any of the guided walks please contact:
Richard Charman (Outdoor Meetings Organiser)
Phone: 07799 624062    or email:  walks@dorsetbirds.org.uk