Events 2018

As well as our regular walks and talks, the Trust welcomes all its members to its Monday morning and Thursday afternoon work-parties.  Check with Chris Topper on 01733 252506 for details of each week’s location.

Friday 23 February Green Leap Day work party – 12pm onwards, meet at High Meadow
Saturday 3 March Visit to RSPB Frampton, near Boston, meet at Helpston Post Office at 12pm
Friday 30 March Newt count at Swaddywell Pit, meet at the reserve car park at 8pm
Tuesday 24 April A spring evening at Bainton Pits, meet at Torpel Manor Field at 7pm
Thursday 31 May Late spring on the Maxey Cut, 7pm meet at High Meadow
Saturday 30 June Summer at Swaddywell – pond-dipping, bug hunting, butterflies and orchids, 2pm onwards.

 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).

Directions

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.

Etton High Meadow – head north out of Etton and over the stone bridge across the South Drain, there is an open, arable field on your right, turn into the track immediately after that field (about 100 metres from the bridge) through a gateway and down the track to the barn.

Botolph’s Barn – next to the Exeter Arms in Church Lane, Helpston.