Joint NDOC/BOC field trip to Walbury Hill

Thursday 4th January, 2024

Circular walk of about 6km, to see winter farmland species. The walk includes a steep section at the end and is weather dependent.

Meet at 10:00 at Walbury Hill parking area (SU370620 or ///


Day trip by minibus to Keyhaven and Pennington Marshes

Sunday 3rd December, 2023

Charge: £18, accompanied juniors travel free

This area offers a mix of marsh, meadow, gorse scrub and sea. It can produce a huge list, ranging from raptors to Dartford Warblers, from divers to sandpipers. Priority given to BOC members until November 3rd.

Depart 08:00 Reading University car park 1A, Shinfield Road main entrance (SU728719, RG6 6UR). Free parking.


Midweek walk at Moor Green Lakes and Fleethill Farm

Thursday 9th November, 2023

This site usually abounds with wildfowl and other water birds, but winter finches, raptors and others may also be seen.

Meet at 9:30 at the car park off Lower Sandhurst Road (SU805 627, RG40 3TJ or ///gathering.remarking.levels)


Introduction to Berkshire Birding Outing: Padworth Lane GP

Saturday 21st October, 2023

A circular walk of about 2 miles. Optional lunch at Butt Inn after walk.

Meet in Butt Inn car park at 09:00. what3words: ///trying.stuck.steadier.

Public transport via rail to Aldermaston