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Sutton Coldfield
Natural History Society

Programme 2022

Indoor meetings are still cancelled. Outdoor meetings normally end by 4.30-5 pm, but finishing times and distances of outdoor meetings are approximate.

Please check with the website, the Secretary or the Leader before attending an outdoor meeting, since these may have to be cancelled or changed.

Please feel free to contact the Secretary if you have any queries or have difficulty in getting to a meeting.

Thu, 17 Feb 2022 Outdoor meeting in Sutton Park. Meet at 2 pm in Boldmere Gate car park (). Leader: Peter Coxhead. The idea is to look at some of the work done in preparation for the Commonwealth Games. The car park was open on 12 Feb.
Wed, 25 May 2022 (NOTE: website incorrectly said "Thu" before.) Outdoor meeting at Kingsbury Water Park. Meet at 11 am outside the information centre (). Parking is 4.50 per car. The website says "Warwickshire's Country Parks have introduced a new cash-less car parking pay and display system to make it easier for visitors on arrival. Please note that cash-less payments are by card only and we are unable to accept payments via a smartphone or smartwatch." The walking at Kingsbury Water Park is flat and easy. You can bring lunch, or there is a cafe on site. There is also a nearby pub. Leader: Lilian Holmes.
Tue, 21 Jun 2022 Visit to Park Lime Pits and Rushall Canal. Meet at 2 pm in the car park at the end of Park Road, off Daw End Lane, Rushall (OS map ref: ; WS4 1LG). Walsall Council has a website for Park Lime Pits LNR which notes that there are steps and gradients. Leader: Mich Moore.
Tue, 23 Aug 2022 Visit to Pelsall North Common and the Wyrley and Essington Canal which runs through it. Meet at 2 pm. There is parking in Moat Farm Way (OS map ref: , WS3 5BW) and the estate leading off it; please don't obstruct residents. Moat Farm Way is off the B4154 from Rushall through Pelsall. If you want to have lunch beforehand, you can park at the nearby Fingerpost Pub. Meet at the entrance to Nest Common Road, which is more-or-less opposite the entrance to Moat Farm Road. Leader: Mich Moore.


Visitors are welcome at any meeting, indoors or out. A nominal charge is made for an indoor meeting.