CVWG Events programme

CVWG Events to September 2018

A programme of the CVWG Events to September 2018 is posted below. The 2018 botany walks programme is posted on the botany walks page. They can be downloaded together here.

Events programme April to September 2018

Sunday 22 April 2018

Bluebells and early butterflies at Long Wood, Cheddar.

Meet at 10am in layby near Black Rock Reserve. We will aim to car share as much as possible as parking is limited. Morning walk – bring drink and snack.

Sunday 20 May 2018

Bitterns & birds (including Hobbies) at Ham Wall, near Glastonbury. Meet at 2.00pm in the car park – £3 parking charge if not RSPB member. Meare, Ashcott, Glastonbury BA6 9SX. Afternoon walk – bring drink and snack.

Saturday 23 June

Steart Marshes near Bridgwater – return visit to this new WWT site. Meet at 11.00 am in the main car park Stert Drove, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 2PU. A lovely reserve, full of birds and butterflies. Bring drink and packed lunch.

Saturday 28 July

Willow and wildlife at Coates Willow Centre, Stoke St Gregory.

Meet at 2pm in the visitor centre – entry is free. There is also a café – the Lemon Tree. Meare Green Court, Stoke St Gregory, north east of Taunton TA3 6HY

Gentle walk through the withy beds, or a longer circular walk along the River Tone and up to the viewpoint on the top of Windmill Hill. We hope to see lots of dragonflies.


Date to be confirmed – visit to seaside planned


Date to be confirmed – visit to Bristol Zoo planned

If you need any more information about anything please phone Judy on 07460 278311 or email



Our venue for indoor meetings: SWALLOW, Old Engine House, Old Pit Road, Midsomer Norton, BA3 4BQ If coming from Midsomer Norton, go up Silver Street, turn left into Charlton Rd, then at the end go left onto A367 towards Radstock. Go past the row of shops on the left: Fosse Way Co-op store & Whitstones fish & chip shop. About 300yards further, just past zebra crossing and past Buildbase on your right, turn left at the sign for ‘Sun Chemical: opposite the childrens playground/bowling club. This is a single track road – go along, road curves to the right, and just past the bend is the entrance to SWALLOW (sign on noticeboard at entrance). Go through the gateway and the meeting room is straight ahead on the far left. Plenty of parking. Please note that SatNav may take you astray!

If you need any more information about anything please phone Judy on 07460 278311 or email