Gedling Country Park

Kingfisher

Heron and Kingfisher could be seen this month, with the last of the insects. Meet Rod and Jenny Fillingham at the Visitor centre Café 1899 by the Spring Lane car park. Post code:  NG4 4PE.   Wildlife presented by Mark Tyler and Brian Cluff. Walking may be slow.  No dogs please. Contact: Brian Cluff  (0115) 9205110   Children must accompanied by a parent or adult carer. Non-FGCP members admission £1.00.

Whaley Thorns Heritage Centre – Cuckney Hay Wood

Cuckney Hay Wood

A walk through the ancient woodland south of Nether Langwith. Meet Dave Evans at Langwith Whaley Thorns Heritage Centre at the top of Pit Hill. Use station car park. Tea and biscuits after walk. Distance 5 miles Contact Tel. 01623 743 087

Whaley Thorns Heritage Centre – Cuckney and Welbeck Estate

River Poulter

Along the River Poulter to Cuckney for a lunch break (cafe or pub available) continuing along the Robin Hood Way through to Holbeck village. Meet Dave Evans at Langwith Whaley Thorns Heritage Centre at the top of Pit Hill. Use station car park. Tea and biscuits after walk. Distance 7 miles Contact Tel.  01623 743 087

Historic Southwell

Southwell_Minster

Leisurely views of historic Southwell Minster, The Burgage, site of a medieval village, the Workhouse, the meandering River Greet,  Maythorne, an old silk mill hamlet, Norwood Park and Brackenhurst College. Please bring a packed lunch and refreshments and wear suitable clothing and shoes. Meet Dave Johnson (Southwell Ramblers) at the Southwell Leisure Centre Long Stay car park, Southwell. Turn right just after the 30 mph sign travelling north on the A612. Grid Ref. SK 698 532 Post Code NG25 0LG Distance 6.5 miles Contact Tel.  01636 814 277

Mayflower 2020 Anniversary – Retford and Babworth

Chesterfield Canal

This weekend two Pilgrim Roots walks are organised as part of the Mayflower Pilgrim Roots 400th anniversary since they left Plymouth/Southampton for America. Today we visit the Mayflower Pilgrim Visitor Centre, Retford, then Babworth, returning along  the Chesterfield Canal to Retford. Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at the entrance to Mayflower Pilgrim Visitor Centre, 11 Churchgate, Retford. Opportunity of a meal afterwards. Grid Ref. SK704 812 Post Code  DN22 6PA Distance  4.9 miles Contact Tel. 07719 827 808

William Brewster Walk

Saracens Lane Scrooby

An intimate visit to Scrooby, linking the Village Hall, Scrooby Sand pit, Pinfold, Saracens Lane, Vicarage, Chapel Lane, Dog Lane, Mill Lane, Great North Road, Gainsborough Road (Bawtry) and return.  Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at the Parish Hall, Low Road Scrooby. Park in the village. Grid Ref. SK652 908 Post Code DN10 6AJ Distance 6.6 miles

St Ann’s Allotments Tours

St Ann’s Allotments

The seventh and last guided tour of the year, covering 700 years of history on the gardens. Includes a visit to our Heritage Display Garden. All tours last roughly 90 minutes. Meet 5 minutes earlier at the eco-friendly Visitor Centre at 121 Ransom Road, Nottingham NG3 3LH  Grid Ref. SK584 417.  Park on Ransom Road or use 42 bus service  from the City. Donation request £5 per person includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Please book via website  www,staa.eventbrite.com  Any booking questions to info@staa-allotments.org.uk or calling 0115 960 2282, leaving your name and contact telephone number. Web-site  staa-allotments.org.uk

Basford

Lime Tree Ave. Vernon Park

Around Basford, Cinderhill, Vernon Park and Leen Valley. Led by members of Nottingham Local Access Forum. Meet Mike and Ian at Wilkinson Street Tram stop. Distance: 4-5 miles Contact: Local Access Forum via John Lee 0115 876 5246