Saturday 15th July 2023, 11:00am-2:00pm

Meet in the carpark at Heartwood Forest, Sandridge AL4 9DQ


  • Malcolm Hull

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Date:    Saturday 15th JULY 2023
Event Title:    Guided walk at Heartwood Forest to look for summer butterflies including Purple Emperor ~ organised by the Woodland Trust.  
Site:    Heartwood Forest
Address:    Heartwood Forest, carpark off the B651, Sandridge AL4 9DQ
Time/meeting place:    11:00 to 14:00
Transport:    Nearest station St Albans City (Thameslink from London St Pancras Intl.) approx. 2.45 miles. There are two bus services which stop at Sandridge, one from Hitchin to Potters Bar (via St Albans) and one from Hemel Hempstead to Hatfield via Harpenden.
Directions:    Directions from the south. Head north from St Albans along the B651 towards Wheathampstead.  Pass through the village of Sandridge along the main road and turn left at the brown road sign for Heartwood Forest (TL172110).  Park in the main car park, situated off the B651, (Postcode AL4 9DQ).
Information:    Guided walk in Heartwood Forest with our local butterfly experts Andrew Steele and Malcolm Hull. We will look for a range of woodland & grassland species including the elusive Purple Emperor. Voluntary donation of £5 payable to the Woodland Trust
Contact details:    Andrew Steele & Malcolm Hull (07768 154324) or email:
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