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The winter season is now over, the programme for the next season will be published around the end of July.

Please see Important Safety Related Information on the 'Coming to a task' page.

Each site has the initials of the managing organisation in square brackets after the name. The initials are:
WWT - Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, WT - Woodland Trust, NT - National Trust, NE - Natural England

Click on the site name to see details of the site. Click on the meeting point to see it on a map.

 
1 BLAKEHILL FARM [WWT] - Cricklade
Activity
Meeting Place SU073923   SN6 6RB
Blakehill Farm is clearly signposted with brown signs before and at the turn. It is near the village of Leigh on the B4040 between Minety and Cricklade. From Cricklade drive about 1.3 miles from edge of town. The reserve entrance is on the left just before the road bends right. From Minety drive about 3.2 miles. The reserve entrance is on the right about 500m after leaving the village of Leigh.Reserve entrance is on right about 0.5 miles after the Forester’s Arms pub.
Leader Richard Aisbitt 01793 694680
Dates A 30th January   B 6th February   
 
2 RAVENSROOST WOOD [WWT] - Malmesbury
Activity Woodland management
Meeting Place SU023877   SN16 9RN
The car park at the southern side of the wood.
Leader Richard Aisbitt 01793 694680
Dates A 17th October   B 21st November   C 19th December   D 23rd January   E 20th February   F 13th March   
 
3 ECHO LODGE MEADOWS [WWT] - R. Wootton Bassett
Activity
Meeting Place SU039854   SN15 5EF
Car park is at the end of track (bridleway) off Wood Lane. Wood Lane runs between B4042 and B4696. The track is ½ mile from B4042, just after a small bridge.
Leader Richard Aisbitt 01793 694680
Dates A 10th October   B 31st October   C 5th December   D 27th February   
 
4 HAGBOURNE COPSE [WWT] - Swindon
Activity Woodland Management
Meeting Place SU105829   SN5 8YW
From M4 junction16 take A3102 towards Swindon. At 1st roundabout turn right into Ramsden Road. At next roundabout turn right into Frankland Road. Entrance located on right just before the T-junction. Some parking along Frankland Road.
Leader Richard Aisbitt 01793 694680
Dates A 14th November   B 9th January   
 
5 CLOUTS WOOD [WWT] - Wroughton
Activity Woodland management
Meeting Place SU135800   SN4 9NU
Meet at the lay-by on the A4361 Swindon to Avebury road just south of Wroughton. We will walk through the Markham Banks WWT reserve to reach the wood. The entrance track to Markham is 100m downhill from the lay-by.
Leader Richard Aisbitt 01793 694680
Dates A 3rd October   B 7th November   C 12th December   D 16th January   E 13th February   F 6th March   
 
6 HAM HILL [WWT] - Hungerford
Activity Scrub clearance
Meeting Place SU334616   SN8 3RG
From the A338 Burbage to Hungerford road turn towards Shalbourne and Ham. Go through Ham heading south. The reserve is on the left side of the road around ¾ mile outside of the village. There should be room to park beside the reserve entrance; if not, there is more space at the top of the hill.
Leader Laurie Lovelace 01672 564399
Dates A 24th October   B 28th November   
 
7 JONES'S MILL [WWT] - Pewsey
Activity Wetland Management
Meeting Place SU170610   SN9 5JN
From Pewsey centre, take the High Street (B3087) towards Milton Lilbourne and Burbage. Outside of Pewsey, turn left down Dursden Lane, just before a white cottage. Cross over the railway bridge and reserve entrance is on left with a small parking area.
Leader Laurie Lovelace 01672 564399
Dates
 
8 BISS WOOD [WWT] - Trowbridge
Activity Woodland Management
Meeting Place ST880566   BA14 6DH
The entrance is on the West side of the A350, ½ mile north of West Ashton and opposite Castle Lodge.
Leader Geoff Parsons 01225 774540
Dates
 
9 BLACKMOOR COPSE [WWT] - Salisbury
Activity Woodland management
Meeting Place SU232289   SP5 1AF
Southeast of Farley, from the junction with Livery Road go ¼ mile along Ben Lane, the gate into the reserve is on the right. Go through the gate and follow the gravel track to the end.
Leader Rod Poynting 01722 322236
Dates A 25th September   B 13th November   C 11th December   D 29th January   E 12th February   F 26th February   
 
10 COOMBE BISSETT DOWN [WWT] - Salisbury
Activity Scrub clearance
Meeting Place SU112257   SP5 4NA
From the A354 at Coombe Bissett turn south on to the Homington road. Turn right up Pennings Drove just before the Coombe Fellowship. The gate into the reserve is a short distance up the hill on the right.
Leader Rod Poynting 01722 322236
Dates A 9th October   B 20th November   C 18th December   D 22nd January   
 
11 MIDDLETON DOWN [WWT] - Wilton
Activity Scrub clearance
Meeting Place SU041254   SP5 5DW
In Broad Chalke, turn down 'The Causeway' opposite the Queen's Head pub and the car park is 230 yards on the right, just after the bridge.
Leader Rod Poynting 01722 322236
Dates A 16th October   B 30th October   C 19th February   D 5th March   
 
12 PEPPERBOX HILL [NT] - Salisbury
Activity Scrub clearance
Meeting Place SU211248   SP5 3QL
Park in NT car park off A36 Salisbury to Southampton road, about 4 miles south of Salisbury.
Leader Rod Poynting 01722 322236
Dates A 2nd October   B 6th November   C 4th December   D 8th January   E 5th February   
 

Our Task Leaders

Richard Aisbitt Laurie Lovelace Jenny Amor Barbara Stiddard Geoff Parsons Rod Poynting Tony Luscombe
Richard Aisbitt Laurie Lovelace Jenny Amor Barbara Stiddard Geoff Parsons Rod Poynting Tony Luscombe