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Dragons and More of the Marshlands

31st July @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Pretty pink poster advertising the Heath Week event. Full details below.

Leisurely walk with the Reserve Manager at Thursley National Nature Reserve. Learn about this very special heathland nature reserve and the wildlife of its marshes.

Spot bog plants, including the carniverous Sundew, and admire an array of dragonflies – one of the best places for dragonflies in the country! – as well as all sorts of birds, including Dartford Warblers, Stonechats, Redstarts, Whitethroats and birds of prey. Close focus binoculars would be helpful. As would any dragonfly identification books you may have.

FIND US: The walk will start at Thursley National Nature Reserve, Elstead, Surrey GU8. Exact meeting point confirmed on booking. Free parking available.

FREE. Suitable for adults and children over 12. Suitable for anyone able to negotiate heathland paths – not all of the route is suitable for wheelchairs or buggies. BOOKING ESSENTIAL! No dogs please.

BOOKING DETAILS: Booking opens on 1st July on Eventbrite.

Photo of a reserve manager showing a group of people a special bog plant. Lovely heathland scene in the background.

A guided walk at Thursley National Nature Reserve


Sometimes circumstances beyond our control mean that last minute changes have to be made. Please check this website for the latest details before attending any of our Heath Week events. 

See the rest of the Heath Week programme


31st July
10:30 am - 12:30 pm


Thursley National Nature Reserve
Thursley Road
Elstead, Surrey GU8
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