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Shapwick Heath Family Wildlife Walk – 10th April

An Easter holiday walk that is a great way to introduce younger family members to the wonderful wildlife of Shapwick Heath. Reserve staff will highlight birds, mammals, insects and plants that can be seen and heard on the reserve in Spring including the famous booming bitterns, herons and egrets, marsh harriers and first Spring migrants such as martins and swallows.

Places limited, booking essential, cost £5 per person. For further information about the event and to book a place please contact Julie Merrett by e-mail: or telephone 01458 860120. Please dress appropriately for the weather with stout footwear. This event will involve walking at a countryside site which contains uneven ground. If you have any additional mobility requirements or any other needs please contact us to discuss them. We will endeavour to accommodate them wherever possible.

Ashcott Corner car park, which is opposite the entrance to the Ham Wall reserve on the road between Meare and Ashcott. Postcode BA6 9SX

ST449397 United Kingdom

Natural England Please note dogs (other than registered assistance dogs) are not permitted on the main area of Shapwick Heath NNR. Little Egret coming into land. (C) John Crispin