Saturday 11th June 2022, 11:00am-1:00pm

Lamplighters Marsh, Shirehampton


  • Stephen Judd
  • 07787 128307

51.483865763792, -2.6821473529175

Lamplighters Marsh, Shirehampton, Bristol

Lamplighters Marsh is a public open space and local nature reserve near Shirehampton, Bristol. It is a narrow strip of land between the railway line which connects Bristol to Avonmouth, and the River Avon.  For the most part the path is flat and very easy, approximately 2 miles and there is one steep but short grassy slope that can be detoured if necessary.

Marbled White - Iain H Leach
Marbled White

Walk Leader: Stephen Judd

Target Species:  Marbled White, Skippers (golden), Brown Argus, Blues and common Grassland species

Directions:   Meet outside the Lamplighters pub, Station Road, Shirehampton. BS11 9XA  (OS grid: ST524 764).

Public toilets:  TBC

Information that applies to all our guided walks

There is no charge for the walks. Children and beginners are especially welcome. No dogs please as some of the sites have livestock on them.

Except where indicated, all walks start promptly at 11.00 am; please take care to arrive in good time.  They are taken at an easy pace and end around 1.00 - 1.30 pm. 

Many sites include steep, rough or wet ground so stout shoes, boots or wellies are recommended. Please inform the walk leader if you have health problems that might affect you on the walk. 

Please be aware of the growing risk of Lyme Disease and take appropriate precautions against ticks.  (click here for more information about ticks and Lyme disease)

If the weather is wet or unseasonably cold and dull, the walk will be cancelled. If you have a query about the walk please phone the Walk Leader.