Upcoming events 2019. Arrive at 10.30am for 11.00am start.
Saturday September 28th Danby Park (Alan Simkins)
Danby is a couple of miles south of the A171 Guisborough to Whitby road. Take the turning signposted to Danby [about 3 miles east of the road to Castleton by Lockwood Beck Reservoir].
Follow the road to Danby until you see a “chevron” indicating a sharp right turn down to Danby. Park in the untarmacced car park on the left side of the road just before the “chevron” [Grid ref. NZ708093].
The habitat is a mixture of open moorland and deciduous woodland–particularly birch woodland when we get to Danby Park.
Sunday October 6th Allensford Alan Simkins
Directions :- Situated by the A68 near Consett , map details are provided in the link below .
Allensford Caravan Park, Durham, UK DH8 9BA – Your Parks
Please park at the car park just outside the Caravan Park not the one by the A68 at Allensford
Saturday October 12th Hadrian’s Wall Alan Simkins – TBC
Sunday October 13th Ragpath Val Standen + DWT
Grid Ref:- NZ194418 Ragpath Wood is a continuation of the Deerness Woodlands we visited last year.
From the Nevilles Cross traffic lights on the A167 west of Durham City, take the A690 towards ‘Crook’. At the bottom of the bank turn right at the roundabout onto the B6302 towards Ushaw Moor. In Ushaw Moor there is a left, then right ‘dog leg’ junction – then carry on to Esh Winning. Enter Esh Winning village and turn into Brandon Road on the left – before the main road bends left. Park on the road where Brandon Road meets Acton Road as a T-junction
Sunday October 20th Ebchester Mike Cruse
Friday October 25th – Tuesday October 29th LAKE DISTRICT WEEKEND
Saturday November 2nd Holy Island Sheila Lillie (Joint meet with BFG)
Saturday November 9th Bransdale Rhona Sutherland
Sunday November 17th Hesleyside nr Bellingham Mike Cruse