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Guided Walks and Visits to Lakes and Nature Reserves

April

Landscape Camera Walk

Friends of the Colne Valley Park
Sunday 27th April 2014 10.00am
Meet at Wraysbury Village Car Park, The Green.
One of a series of walks to re-photograph the views recorded in a 1982 photo album of the area. This walk will visit 3 views around Wraysbury. Call Mike on 07988 361767 or email  
friendsofcvp@gmail.com, for further information.

May

Landscape Camera Walk

Friends of the Colne Valley Park
Sunday 4th May 2014  10.00am
Meet at Hollybush Lane Iver (Near Red Lion – Wood Lane)
One of a series of walks to re-photograph the views recorded in a 1982 photo album of the area. This walk will visit 3 views around Iver, and by little Britain Bridge. Call Mike on
07988 361767 for further information.

Nature of Woodoaks Walk

Ruislip & District Natural History Society
Sunday 4th May 10am-12pm
Woodoaks Farm, Maple Cross
Join the Ruislip and District Natural History Society for a nature walk around Woodoaks Farm and surrounding area. At Woodoaks Farm you will hear about the exciting new plans for the old Black Barn before heading off on a guided walk. Meet along the A412 slip road from Maple Cross, in front of the Woodoaks Farm Gate. For more information contact Chris Bessant at christinambessant@gmail.com or on 01923 774277.

Maple Lodge Open Weekend

Maple Lodge Conservation Society
Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th May 11am-5pm
Maple Lodge Nature Reserve, Maple Lodge Close,
Denham Way, Rickmansworth, WD3 9SN
Come along and visit this beautiful nature reserve, usually only open to members. Find out about the society and how you can get involved. May also include an opportunity to view moths caught the night before. Last tour 4pm. Contact Keith Pursall on 07580 535986 or keith@maplelodge.org for more details.

Spring Chorus & Warbler Walk

Friends Of Stocker’s Lake
Sunday 11th May 8.30am
Stocker’s Lake Nature Reserve, Rickmansworth
Join the Friends of Stocker’s Lake for an early morning walk to enjoy the dawn chorus, specifically listening out for our newly arrived migrant warblers.
Meet on the Causeway between Stocker’s Lake and Bury Lake. Contact Ian Watson on 01923 282136 for further details.

Landscape Camera Walk

Friends of the Colne Valley Park
Sunday 18th May 2014  10.00am
Meet at Denham Aerodrome
One of a series of walks to re-photograph the views recorded in a 1982 photo album of the area. This walk will visit 3 views around Denham Aerodrome and Little Halings Wood. Call Mike on
07988 361767 for further information.

Bird Watching in Ten Acre Wood and AGM

London Wildlife Trust – Hillingdon Group
Sunday 18th May 2pm
Charville Community Centre, Bury Avenue, Hayes, UB4 8LF
Join the London Wildlife Trust’s Hillingdon Group for a spring walk in Ten Acre Wood. The AGM will follow in the Centre at 4pm. Non members welcome. For more details contact Roger Taylor on 01895 448028 or at LWTHillingdon@aol.com.

Discover the History of Woodoaks Walk

The Woodoaks Association
Saturday 31st May 11am-1pm
Woodoaks Farm, Maple Cross
Come along and find out more about the history of Woodoaks Farm and the surrounding landscape. The walk will include Ladywalk Wood and chalk farmland. Access to Woodoaks Farm is from the A412, just opposite Hertford Place, then follow the signs for parking. Meet outside the beautiful 16th century Black Barn. No need to book ut for further info, please contact Eve Howard at evehoward@thewoodoaksassociation.co.uk or on 07855039728.

*****

Healthy walks

Run by London Borough of Hillingdon there’s a healthy walk for almost every day of the week!  

No excuses, get out there, enjoy the company, fresh air and feel better!

For more info contact the Specialist Health Promotion Team on 01895 277615 unless otherwise stated.

Mondays

11am Stockley Park. Meet Goulds Green bus stop, Harlington Road, Hillingdon – December 2nd & 16th, January 13th, February 10th.

2pm Manor Farm, Ruislip. Meet at Manor Farm Library, Bury St, Ruislip, HA4 7SU – December 2nd, January 6th, February 3rd.

2pm Hayes Park and Gardens. Meet at Botwell Green Sports and Leisure Centre, East Avenue, Hayes, UB3 2HW – December 23rd, January 27th, February 24th.

Tuesdays

11am Norman Leddy Gardens. Meet in The Beck Theatre foyer, Grange Road, Hayes, UB3 2UE – December 10th & 24th, January 7th & 21st, February 4th & 18th.

11am Ruislip Lido & Woods. Meet at bus stop by main entrance, Reservoir Road, Ruislip, HA4 7TY – December 10th, January 7th, February 4th.

11am Ickenham. Meet outside Ickenham Library, Long Lane, Ickenham, UB10 8RE – December 24th, January 21st, February 18th.

10am UB7 Walk. Meet at the Com Café, 60 Byron Way, West Drayton, UB7 9JD. Every Tuesday.
Contact the Com Café on 01895 430751.

Wednesdays

2.30pm Hillingdon. Meet Hillingdon Hospital main entrance, Pield Heath Road, Hillingdon, UB8 3NN.  Every Wednesday.

10.30am Minet Country Park. Meet at Minet Lodge Visitor Centre, Springfield Road, Hayes, UB4 0LL – December 4th, February 5th.
For Minet Country Park contact Jennifer Gilbert on 07909 914962.

11am Yeading Brook Meadows. Meet at Yeading Community House, Hayes Carlyon Road, UB4 0NR – December 11th, January 8th, February 12th.

11am Gutteridge & Ten Acre Woods. Meet at Charville Library, Bury Avenue, Hayes, UB4 8LF – January 22nd, February 26th.

For both of the above contact Andy Willmore on 0208 755 2339.

Thursdays

11am Little Britain. Meet at Yiewsley Library, High Street, Yiewsley, UB7 7BE – December 12th**, January 9th & 23rd, February 6th & 20th.

10.30am Ruislip Manor. Meet at Ruislip Manor Station, Victoria Road, Ruislip Manor, HA4 9AA – December 5th, January 2nd, February 13th.

11am Cranford Park. Meet outside information centre, Cranford Park, The Parkway, TW5 9RZ – December 19th, January 16th, February 20th.
For Cranford Park—Alison Shipley on 01895 250647.

Fridays

11am Harefield. Meet at bus stop on Harefield Green, Breakspear Road – December 6th, January 3rd & 31st, February 28th.

11am Denham. Meet at Station Parade shops, Denham, UB9 5ET – December 20th, January 17th, February 14th.

11am Uxbridge Parks. Meet at Uxbridge Library – new temporary premises in the Mall Pavilions – January 24th, February 21st.

11am Uxbridge Alderglade. Meet at Uxbridge Library – new temporary premises in the Mall Pavilions – December 13th, January 10th, February 7th.

10am Yeading Library. Meet at Yeading Library, Yeading Lane, Hayes, UB4 0EW – January 10th, February 14th.

Saturdays

11am Denham: January 25th

11am Northwood Hills (circular walk to Ruislip Lido): February 8th

11am Uxbridge Parks: February 22nd

(Meeting points same as above unless otherwise stated).

 **Healthy walk with wildlife talk from Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust.