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Thu, 15 Jun


Minibus from Car Park

GBGW Nature Walk & Refreshments

Join the Nurturing Nature project for a summer's walk on the Fontmell and Melbury Downs, followed by some refreshing coffee and cake. Or just join in the walk ... or coffee & cake! Free minibus available from Bell Street Car Park in Shaftesbury. Book your space online.

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GBGW Nature Walk & Refreshments
GBGW Nature Walk & Refreshments

Time & Location

15 Jun 2023, 10:30 – 16:00

Minibus from Car Park, Bell St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AP, UK

About the Event

A nature walk and coffee and cake event, feel free to attend the walk, coffee & cake event, or both!

Join the Nurturing Nature project for a walk on the Fontmell and Melbury Downs, collecting biological records along the way using iNaturalist. Followed by Coffee and Cake refreshments at The Rising Sun Coffee Tavern in Donhead St Mary (time 1pm-3.30pm).

The Chase & Chalke Landscape Partnership Scheme are providing free minibus transportation departing from Bell Street Car Park in Shaftesbury. Details will be confirmed via email. The mini-bus will be departing at 10:30am and returning from 3:30pm. This is due to limited parking capacity at the sites.

There are 4 Car Parks situated in Shaftesbury, where you are able to park for the day.

Bell Street Car Park SP7 8AP – Charges apply

Angel lane Car Park SP7 8DF – Charges apply

Barton Hill free car park SP7 8QA

Longmead free car park SP7 8PX

Tickets are free but you need to book to reserve your place here

This event is being run in partnership with the Shaftesbury Great Big Green Week.

Please dress appropriately for a walk and for the weather conditions.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to the weather and may be cancelled or postponed if conditions are bad - please ensure you provide a mobile phone number and email address when booking so that we can advise you of any changes.

This event has been organised by the Chase & Chalke Landscape Partnership. To be the first to hear about our future events, subscribe to our newsletter here:

Funding for the Chase & Chalke Landscape Partnership Scheme comes from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thank you to National Lottery players for making our work possible.

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