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Our Events help Support vulnerable Wildlife

Help us protect Somerset’s Wildlife by Supporting us and our events. Support our events and you could help protect threated species in your local area such as the hedgehog, Otter, Water vole and Bats.

Supported by over 18,000 members, Somerset Wildlife Trust has been protecting vulnerable wildlife through its events and projects for over 50 years.

Sadly, we can only run a limited number of events. We need your help to run more events and get more of the community involved with wildlife.

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Trouble finding your way?

Because some of our events and things to do are held in the wilds of Somerset they include a grid reference as a meeting point - post codes are too imprecise. To see the location for the activity on a map go to Street Map and type in the grid reference (e.g. ST456437 no spaces.) If you zoom out you will first see the OS Explorer and Landranger maps which have more detail and then larger scale maps. Go to Street Map now.

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Tuesday 17 April

Trevor Riddle is an experienced Somerset birdwatcher and he will talk about his experiences watching birds of prey in Somerset.

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Saturday 21 April

A walk around Chancellor’s Farm with John Dickson, looking for emerging Adders and other reptiles and amphibians. (Note the new location this year)

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Friday 27 April

Ecologist Adam Robbins will present an ecological discussion about the benefits of waste and waste ground to the plants and animals of the UK; from micro-creatures and micro-climates to the more common species. Short group AGM will follow.

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Sunday 6 May

Vellacott is the perfect cottage garden. It is bursting with colour and the wildlife that loves this. A dreamy garden to sit and take in the views of the stunning surrounding hills.

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Friday 18 May

Bracondale is a fabulous example of a garden that we can all try to create. There is a small meadow and pond attracting all kinds of wildlife. A calm space to sit and ponder.

  

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Saturday 26 May

Hillcrest is a beautiful garden  created by it’s passionate wildlife gardeners, Charlotte and Charles. It is an essential  haven that attracts and protects the local wildlife that in turn gives so much joy to everyone that visits!

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Sunday 27 May

Hillcrest is a beautiful garden  created by it’s passionate wildlife gardeners, Charlotte and Charles. It is an essential  haven that attracts and protects the local wildlife that in turn gives so much joy to everyone that visits!

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Wednesday 6 June

Come along to the inspiring Henley Hill Farm to see Wildflower and Grass rich meadows and pastures with incredible views. The meadow has been studied by experts from Somerset Wildlife Trust who could not believe just how  many species of flora and fauna they found. Beautiful!

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Sunday 17 June

Model Farm shows how much nature can create a sanctuary within a decade. Dave and Roz have made a beautiful garden bursting with wildlife, a joy to spend time in.

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Saturday 30 June

Caroline has created a jewel for wildlife. Last year, a top Garden designer came to visit when she opened for Somerset Wildlife Trust and was absolutely full of praise! Combine your visit with a visit to Nunney castle.

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