We were delighted to celebrate the opening of the North Hide at our Westhay Moor Reserve at the end of September, and invite along the people who had helped make it happen.
A big thank you goes to Vidor credits who helped fund the new two storey hide, which is quietly nestled amongst the reedbeds and is the perfect place to take a peek at Somerset’s wildlife. It was also great to welcome our Patron, Simon King to the event, as well as students from Priddy school, who during the hides construction drew the wildlife species that you will see along the side. Why not take a visit there this Autumn!
Here are a few pictures from the day:
Opening of the hide
Picture (left to right) Chair of SWT Patricia Stainton and SWT's Patron Simon King
(From left to right): Westhay Moor Reserve Manager Mark Blake, Vivienne Stock-Williams and Peter Exley from Viridor Credits, SWT's Patron: Simon King, SWT's Chair: Patricia Stainton, SWT's CEO: Simon Nash
Students from Priddy School, Simon King and Mark Blake
(From left to right) Steve Hughes from RSPB, Mark Blake, Phil Holms from Hawk and Owl Trust, Peter Exley and Vivienne Stock-Williams from Viridor Credits, Simon King, Simon Nash, Patricia Stainton, Richard Brunning from South West Heritage Trust, Kevin Anderson from Avalon Marshes Partnership, and Roger Dickey from Somerset Ornithological Society.
Find out about Westhay Moor and plan your visit, by clicking here