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Wild flower meadow walk in the Marshwood Vale with shepherd's hut tea and cakes!

Saturday 30 June 2018 10:30 - 15:00

Come and relish the colourful and buzzing embroidery of some of the Marshwood Vale's most beautiful wild flower meadows on a walk between Babers Farm and Valehouse meadow. Along the way, Nick Gray will talks about the wild flower species' characteristics and folklore and tell of DWT's conservation endeavours with landowners on the landscape scale and we will be accompanied by local farmer Jim Strawbridge. Meet at 10.30. We will park at Babers Farm, SY384988, (near) DT6 5PZ. There will be a 2-hour walk around the stunning Babers meadows followed by a shepherds hut picnic lunch at lovely Valehouse meadow - tea and cake provided; please bring sandwiches. To get to Valehouse meadow from Babers we will walk together (approx. 1.5 miles each way) or you are welcome to drive round. For more details and booking, please ring Nick Gray 07824 438974.

Meet at Babers Farm, SY384988, (near) DT6 5PZ at 10.30. Wild flower meadow walk will be followed by a 1.5 mile walk to Valehouse meadow for picnic OR you can drive there. However, parking at Valehouse is limited so car sharing may be necessary. Please wear sturdy footwear and suitable outdoor clothing; both walks will involve steep slopes and stiles, etc. Dogs only on leads please. This is a free event; donations welcome for tea and cakes. If joining in with the picnic, please bring sandwiches.

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