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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 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 18th November   B 25th November   C 16th December   D 20th January   E 17th February   F 17th March   
 
2 THE FIRS [WWT] - Royal Wootton Bassett
Activity Woodland management
Meeting Place SU047864   SN5 0AJ
On the north side of Wood Lane running between the B4042 and B4606. Park on verge by the Entrance Gate.
Leader Richard Aisbitt 01793 694680
Dates A 7th October   B 28th October   C 27th January   D 24th February   
 
3 CLOUTS WOOD [WWT] - Wroughton
Activity Woodland management
Meeting Place SU135800   SN4 9JS
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.
We may be able to park closer to the wood on Wroughton Aerodrome (SU138794); check with the leader before the task.
Leader Richard Aisbitt 01793 694680
Dates A 30th September   B 4th November   C 9th December   D 13th January   E 10th February   F 3rd March   
 
4 PENN WOOD [WWT] - Calne
Activity Path management
Meeting Place SU012728   SN11 8RU
From Calne town centre take Oxford road towards Swindon and turn right onto High Penn track (before the A3102 roundabout); from A3102 north of Calne, take the ‘Town Centre Only’ road at the roundabout, then turn left onto High Penn track. Follow the track uphill to the car park.
Leader Richard Aisbitt 01793 694680
Dates A 11th November   B 6th January   
 
5 RAMSBURY MEADOWS [WWT] - Marlborough
Activity Scrub clearance
Meeting Place SU273714   SN8 2PD
Park in the High Street, Ramsbury. The reserve entrance is from the path on the left side of the Fire Station.
Leader Laurie Lovelace 01672 564399
Dates A 2nd December   
 
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. Continue along the road up the hill and take the next left turn, park here on the verge of the road to Buttermere.
Leader Laurie Lovelace 01672 564399
Dates A 21st October   B 3rd February   
 
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 A From 19th September, every Wednesday until the end of 17th April 2019.   
 
8 CLANGER WOOD [WT] - Yarnbrook
Activity Woodland management
Meeting Place ST873538   BA13 4LL
The entrance to the wood is on the A350, ¾ mile south of Yarnbrook roundabout. Meet at the main gate.
Leader Barbara Stiddard 01373 865060
Dates A Every other Wednesday until the end of March 2019.
Due to the closure of the woods, we cannot give a start date as yet but it will not be this year. However there will be tasks at Biss Wood instead.  Please check back here at the end of December for the start date.
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 13th October   B 10th November   C 8th December   D 26th January   E 23rd February   
  F The first Tuesday of every month.
 
10 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 27th October   B 9th February   
 
11 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 29th September   B 17th November   C 15th December   D 19th January   
 
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 6th October   B 3rd November   C 5th January   D 2nd February   
 
13 BISS WOOD [WWT] - Trowbridge
Activity Woodland management
Meeting Place Please contact the task leader for details
Leader Barbara Stiddard 01373 865060
Dates A From 3rd October, every Wednesday until the end of 12th December 2018.
Until we know the reopening date of Clanger Woods we cannot give dates for the new year. Please check back here at the end of December for the dates.
 

Our Task Leaders

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