Summer Programme 2023

The meeting place for all outings is by the college Playing Fields on Abbey Road.

Visitors are most welcome to attend,  if it is possible please inform the leader prior to the event.  Any children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Please have suitable footwear, clothing, food, and liquids, or any first aid or medical materials required for an outing. 

Date Place Miles Start Time Name Remarks
March 26 Low Coniscliffe 1 2-00pm ** Fal Sarker ** Meet at Low Coniscliffe
Sat 15 Eggleston Abbey 1 1-00pm Derek Risbey To see Toothwort – etc
Tues 25 Blackwell 1 2-00pm Barry Chapman To see wild Tulip
Tues 9 South Burden Woodland 1 7.00 pm Jill Cunnungham Field and woodland walk
Sat 13 Killhope 1 9.00 am Susan Hepworth Mine,Flowers, Ind History
Tues 16 Gainford South 1 7-00pm Lynne Heslop By the River Tees
Sun 21 Saltburn with Jo Scott 1 9-30 am Carole Sobkowiak 10-30am Meet Cat Nab car park
Tues 23 Botanical Survey 2 9.15 am Steve Gater On a Co. Durham Fram
Sat 27 Y N U.Ripon Hell Wath 2 9.00 am Derek Risbey Travelling to Ripon
Tues 30 The Whinnies 1 1.30 pm Sue Weston Nature Reserve
Tues 6 Mickelton Railway 2 or 3 1.30 pm Brian Wood Tees Valley Railway Walk
Sat 10 Hurworth Burn Reservoir 2 to 3 10.00 am Mary Atkinson Flora, Birds,Butterflies, History
Tues 13 Low Barns 1 2.00 pm Vince Robertson Nature Reserve, Cafe
Tues 20 Northumberlandia Cramlington 1 or 2 10.00 am S & R Colley Huge Land Sculpture
Sat 24 Y N U. Swinton Estate 2 9.15 am Steve Gater To Nr Grewelthorpe
Tues 27 Crowtree Quarrington Hill 1 10-00 am Steve Keeney Flower Rich Nature Reserve
Sheet 2 Summer programme 2023        
Date Place Miles Start Time Name Remarks
Tues 4  Brignal Banks 2 7-00 pm Derek Risbey  13th c Church by River Greta
Sat 8 Slitt Wood 2 10.00 am Steve Gater with Susan Hepworth
Tues 11 Billingham Beck 1 7.00 pm Ian Bond Nature Reserve
Sat 15 Rubus Recording   9.30am David Earl BSBI 10am at Middleton St G
Tues 18 Flatts Wood 2 1 30pm Brian Wood Barnard Castle
Sat 22 St John’s Chapel Geotrail 3 9.30 am Susan Hepworth Mineral Exposition
Tues 25 Bishop Middleham Quarry 1 2.00 pm David Selby SSSI, Nature Reserve
Sat 29 Upper Teesdale 2 9.30am Steve Gater Flowers Grass of Parnassus
Tues 29 Bat watch Croft   7.30 pm Ian Bond Nr The Bridge
Sat 2 Harmby to Spennithorp   10.00 am Fleur Miles Nr Leyburn
Tues 5 Croft Village Hall indoor meeting Small walk first 7-00pm T B A  
Tues 12 Whitby Museum   10.00 am Christine Kroebel visiting Town,Park,Harbour
Sat 16 Hudeshope Beck 2 10.00 am Sue Weston Nr Middleton in Teesdale
Tues 19 Teesmouth 3 9-30 am John Turner To see Birds Seals etc
Sat 23 Fungus Foray 1 10.00 am Jill Cunningham To see Fungus at it’s Best