Sunday 30th June 2024, 10:00am-1:00pm

Manor Farmhouse, Biddestone, Chippenham, SN14 7DH


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A New Members' Welcome Event  followed by a walk around the reserve managed by our past-chairman Maurice Avent. This well-known SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) is well worth a visit at any time.  About 30 species are seen each year. Longer standing members also welcome to join us!


Location:  Use the car park at Manor Farmhouse, Biddestone at ST 866 734 (what3words: ///manliness.builder.vintages) and be welcomed with a cup of tea and an introduction to other members. Walk starts at 11am at the T junction to the hamlet of Long Dean at ST 851 759 (Map 173). what3words: ///

Note: the signed entrance to the farmhouse is opposite the Biddestone Arms. Follow the lane to the end where there is on-site parking.


Information: Bring walking boots, if you wish to extend your visit bring a picnic too.


Butterfly Walks in Wiltshire No. 08


If this is your first field trip with Wiltshire Branch please read our guidelines which tell you what to expect and what to bring.