As well as our regular walks and talks, the Trust welcomes all its members to its Thursday afternoon work-parties. Check with Chris Topper on 01733 252506 for details of each week’s location.
Langdyke Countryside Trust Events Calendar 2017
|27 April||Nightingale Walk in Castor Hanglands – meet at Helpston PO at 7.30 pm|
|11 May||Badger watching at Ferry Meadows – only one place left, booking only. Contact Richard Astle for details.|
|24 May||Nene Washes early summer Walk – a chance to see cranes and hear a corncrake. Meet at Helpston PO at 7.00 pm|
|17 June||Summer at Bainton Heath – guided walk around this less known reserve to see dragonflies, butterflies and flowers of the heath & maybe hear a turtle dove. Meet and park at Torpel Field at 2.00 pm|
|2 July||Summer afternoon at Castor Hanglands, pond dipping, treasure hunt, orchids and insects, from 1pm – bring your picnic!|
|15 September||Langdyke Annual Members Meeting, 7pm, talk by Derek Niemann, author of a Tale of Trees, Castor Village Hall, talk starts at 730pm|
NB – Please check the arrangements prior to each event as the details and timings may change – call Richard Astle (07885 252571) or David Cowcill (07743 986896).
Swaddywell Pit – turn right off the Marholm to Ufford Road after the farm shop and into the Stamford Stone operation. The reserve is on your right through the gates.
Torpel Manor Field – drive out of Helpston along West Street, go past the garden centre and turn right along King Street towards Bainton, the field is then 30 metres on your left through a white gate.
Etton Maxey Pits - turn left off the main road going into Maxey from the A16 roundabout towards Etton and access the reserve from the pull-in on the right.
Botolph’s Barn – next to the Exeter Arms in Church Lane, Helpston.