Summer Programme of Events 2019

Indoor meetings at The Greeno Centre unless otherwise stated.

Waterproof clothing and sensible footwear are usually necessary on field  trips. Please, no dogs on field trips.




The Society's nature conservation working group "Friends of Ash Link Local Nature Reserve" (F.O.A.L.) meet on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Wednesday morning of each month during this period. Unless otherwise advised, meet the team at the end of Nutty Lane, near Charlton Village,

Shepperton,TW17 0RQ, at 9.30 a.m. for a few hours nature conservation work.

New volunteers always welcome.

Spelthorne Civic Pride Volunteers

Every Tuesday at 10.00a.m. Laleham Pond, Ashford Road, Laleham TW18 1RX

General conservation work at this lovely village pond. Contact Ray.

Spelthorne Tree Warden Group

Every Thursday at 09.30a.m. Tree Nursery, The Ranges, Dockett Eddy Lane, Shepperton. TW17 9NT

Maintenance of trees. Also tree planting around the Borough. Contact David, or Sally on 07778370571  

May 2019

Monday 20th at 1.30pm Walk around Hurst Park

Frances Halstead from The Woodland Trust will lead us. Meet in the parking area in the park at the end of Sadler's Ride. If sunny bring a picnic to enjoy on the river bank.

Tuesday 21st at 3.00pm Memorial Service for Dee

The Service will be at St. Mary's Church, Hatton Road, Bedfont. TW14 8JR. Park near the Church Hall in Hatton Road. A Quarter Peal will be rung from 2.00pm.

June 2019

Friday 7th at 11.00am Walk around Ditchling Common

Phil Cribb will lead a guided walk. Meet in the Ditchling Common Country Park car park, Folders Lane, East Burgess Hill, East Sussex. BN6 8SQ

Tuesday 18th at  20.30 Chobham Common for Nightjars

Meet in the Fishpool car park, Gracious Pond Road, Chobham, Woking GU24 8HN Car park charge and height restriction 2.01m. (6ft 7in). Insect repellent and Torch essential.

July 2019

Wednesday 10th at 11.00am Walk on the South Downs around Ditchling Beacon

Phil Cribb will lead a guided walk. Meet in the Ditchling Beacon car park at the bottom of the Ditchling Bostall Road just a km south of the village.

Wednesday 17th at 10.30am Walk on Bookham Common

If the weather is favourable we may see White Admiral and Purple Emperor butteflies. Meet in the car park south of Downside Village and about 1km. past the bridge which carries the M25 (KT11 3JS). The road (off Bookham Road?) is a dead end.

Sunday 28th at 10.30am Walk around Staines Moor SSSI

Meet at Moor Lodge (formerly Moor Cottage), Moor Lane, Staines TW19 6EB for a walk led by our President, Phil Cribb.

August 2019

Sunday 11th at 10.30am Ranmore Common RH5 6SY   

A morning walk led by Phillip Cribb to see, weather permitting, Adonis Blue and Chalkhill Blue butterflies and maybe even the rare Silver-spotted Skipper. Meet in the National Trust Ranmore West car park RH5 6SY  Car park charge for NT non-members.

September 2019

Wednesday 11th at 20.00 "Wildlife of Spain" First  indoor Meeting. VENUE UNKNOWN

A presentation by Andy Tucker of NatureTrek.


Spelthorne Natural History Society hereby gives notice that whilst the Society is prepared to assist members in making arrangements to enable them to participate in activities arranged by the Society, the Society cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any loss, injury or damage sustained by any person(s) in consequence of their participation in any activity/ies.


























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Conservation Work

Light refreshments are provided.

Most tools are available.

Waterproof clothing and strong footwear essential.

Children under 4 not permitted.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult during the event.


If  the weather is extreme, please call Irving Lord on

01784 259037 between 9.00 and 9.30 a.m. on the day in question.