- The HNHS cannot be held responsible for any injury, loss or damage to person or property incurred at any of its meetings.
- Dogs are not permitted.
- High tide is given for Chichester Harbour (entrance).
- In exceptionally severe or dangerous conditions please assume that the meeting is cancelled.
- Always wear appropriate clothing and footwear for expected weather conditions
- Junior members are always welcome but MUST be accompanied by an adult.
- If any of the leaders is unable to be present, every effort will be made to find a substitute.
- Visitors are very welcome at our meetings. A donation of £5 per person would be much appreciated.
⦁ If you develop Covid symptoms within 7 days of the walk notify the Society.
⦁ Bring a face covering and hand gel (in case gates or stiles are encountered).
⦁ Be prepared to keep your distance – 2 metres.
⦁ Should it be necessary to cancel the walk we will inform you
A morning visit to the Reserve in the Arun Valley within the South Downs National Park. Habitats include wetland, woodlands and heathland, with several hides and viewing points. Tea room. Entry fee of £4 and parking fee £3 (all-day) for non-RSPB members.
An opportunity with a bird-watching guide on board the boat (hired by the Society for only our members), to see some of the 55,000 birds that annually visit Chichester Harbour. Cost £10 per person for 2 hours. Book a seat by requesting to our email address. Payment by 30 January: Electronic Bank Transfer: Lloyds Bank PLC: Sort Code: 30-93-94: Account No.: 00070189: Ref: Your name and “Solar Boat”. Or by cheque by post: payable to Haslemere Natural History Society, c/o Haslemere Museum, High Street, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 2LA and marked for the attention of Mrs M. Tomsett. Meet at Harbour Office by 10.30. It will be exceptionally cold on this open-sided boat; warm, waterproof clothing advised. Toilet on board and on quayside; hot drinks (not glassware) allowed. If Conservancy has to cancel the Society will be offered an alternative date
Leader: Jon Taylor (HNHS member)
A morning walk through habitats of rough grazing with good hedging, woodland and a freshwater lake.
Leader: David Bone (Geologist and Chair: Sussex Geodiversity Partnership)
Starting with a “Show and Tell” of fossils, then moving onto the beach with the falling tide, searching the sand surface for fossils. (Bring freezer plastic bags.) Wellies essential.
Leader: Alan Perry (HNHS member and Emeritus President of Sussex Ornithological Society)
An early morning walk on this SSSI site with wet and dry heath, acid grass and woodland. Woodlark, Dartford Warbler and Stonechat recorded here.