During the winter, the Society meets every Tuesday from September through to the end of April at:Cruck Barn
City Discovery Centre
Meetings open with refreshments at 7.30pm, for an 8pm start. Meeting are free for members. There is a charge of £2.00 for non-members.
Click here to download the Spring 2020 Programme
During the summer, the Society meets every Tuesday from May through to the end of August. Meetings are on Tuesdays at 7.00p.m. unless otherwise stated. Stout footwear is generally advised for our outdoor meetings. Visitors are usually most welcome. Note that as many of the meeting places do not have postcodes, the closest is listed. Click on the grid reference to load a map showing the location of the site.
Please note that clause 7 of the Society’s constitution reads: “The Society will exercise due care when arranging its meeting and activities for the benefit of members. Members taking part in any meeting or activity do so at their own risk”.
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Wed04Dec201910:00 amThe lodge (RSPB HQ), Sandy, Beds
RSPBNBLG The lodge (RSPB HQ), Sandy, Beds
Location: The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy
Postcode: SG19 2DL (Google map)
A pleasant wander through landscaped gardens (with hides and feeders), steep pinewoods, old quarries and restored heathland. Then shop for Christmas presents from the RSPB (shop open 9am to 5pm). Please note some steep, rough paths and steps. Toilets on site and shop sells sandwiches and hot drinks from a vending machine - outdoor picnic tables but no cafe.
Meet in car park behind the shop on south side of B1042 Sandy to Potton road TL 191 485
Car Park free for RSPB members (please remember to bring your membership card), £5 for non-members
The nearest train station is Sandy on the King's Cross to Peterborough line. It's just a 10-minute walk from the station, up Potton Road, to the start of the RSPB trails. Another 10-minute walk brings you to the visitor building and shop. Rail passengers can add a Sandy PLUSBUS ticket onto their journey to get the Centrebus from the station to the stop outside The Lodge shop. See plusbus.info/sandy for details.
You can reach the reserve via National Cycle Route 51 (Milton Keynes to Bedford and Sandy),
Time: 10am to 1pm
Price: Free event - parking free for RSPB members, £5 for non-members
See the RSPB North Bucks Local Group website for more information
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