All Outings & Events

This page lists our complete schedule of walks and workshops. We are always adding events so do keep checking back.

  • 09 Jul, 21:45 – 23:59
    Titch Hill nr Sompting, VJ5X+RQV Lancing, UK
    Come along on this nocturnal foot safari, looking for mammals and owls by thermal imager and torchlight, plus Glow-worms!
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  • 10 Jul, 11:00 – 13:00
    Chantry Hill, VGWV+QPC Worthing, UK
    Ever felt blown away — yet daunted — by the riot of colour on the downs in the summer? Matt Phelps will guide you through the wildflowers of the South Downs, pointing out key species and teaching you how to start identifying them for yourself.
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  • 23 Jul, 10:45 – 13:30
    Castle Hill NNR, RWRG+85F Brighton, UK
    Join us in peak butterfly season in search of the stunning Dark Green Fritillary (pictured) and other chalk downland delights...!
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  • 06 Aug, 11:00 – 13:30
    Pulborough Brooks, WGP4+XJC Pulborough, UK
    Join Matt Phelps in a quest for White Admirals, Brown Hairstreaks and other sought-after butterflies...
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  • 12 Aug, 10:45 – 13:30
    National Trust Cissbury Ring, VJ53+24P Worthing, UK
    Led by Nick and Claire Oliver, come along for encounters with Chalkhill Blue, Silver-spotted Skipper and Dark Green Fritillary.
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  • Silver Linings
    Sat 13 Aug
    13 Aug, 11:00 – 13:30
    Mill Hill, VP3C+H26 Shoreham-by-Sea, UK
    Matt Phelps is your guide on a quest for the late-emerging Silver-spotted Skipper...
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  • 19 Aug, 09:30 – 12:15
    Steep Down, VJ5X+VR6 Lancing, UK
    Great birds and spectacular views! That's what birding in the South Downs is all about.
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  • 20 Aug, 09:00 – 10:45
    Seaford Head, Q47J+3M Seaford, UK
    This bitesized guided bird tour of Seaford Head gives a taste of early autumn migration on the Sussex coast.
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  • 27 Aug, 09:00 – 11:30
    Adur Memorial Recreation Ground, RPJ9+G3P Shoreham-by-Sea, UK
    The mud of the Adur Estuary is an important refuelling ground for waders. Get stuck in to identifiying them and learning about their epic journeys and adaptations.
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  • 02 Sept, 09:00 – 11:30
    Adur Memorial Recreation Ground, RPJ9+G3P Shoreham-by-Sea, UK
    The mud of the Adur Estuary is an important refuelling ground for waders. Get stuck in to identifiying them and learning about their epic journeys and adaptations.
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  • 04 Sept, 06:00 – 19:00
    South Downs National Park
    This full-day tour takes an autumnal look at birding in the South Downs National Park, covering gentle hills, wetland, coast to enjoy a variety of birds passing through the park on their southbound migration.
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  • 10 Sept, 06:00 – 19:00
    Sussex
    Bird migration is in full swing in early September. We'll be spending the whole day searching for sought-after migrant species and hoping for a surprise or two...
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  • 17 Sept, 09:30 – 12:15
    Steep Down, VJ5X+VR6 Lancing, UK
    Great birds and spectacular views! That's what birding in the South Downs is all about.
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  • 29 Oct, 09:00 – 12:00
    Shooters' Bottom, Beachy Head, P6QJ+HGG Eastbourne, UK
    The small section of the South Downs National Park which meets the coast is famous for its scenery, and enjoys first-class birding...
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  • 27 Nov, 09:30 – 12:30
    Westdean Woods, W6H2+PF6 Chichester, UK
    Join us on a gentle walk exploring some of the most bird-rich woodland in the South Downs National Park.
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  • 10 Dec, 09:00 – 11:00
    Waltham Brooks, WFP3+5RQ Pulborough, UK
    Experience the avian sights and sounds of the lush wetlands within the South Downs...
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  • 17 Dec, 09:00 – 11:30
    Adur Memorial Recreation Ground, RPJ9+G3P Shoreham-by-Sea, UK
    The migrant birds may have passed through, but the Adur Estuary provides a winter refuge for waders such as Snipe, Greenshank, Grey Plover and Curlew.
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  • March Hares
    Sat 11 Mar
    11 Mar 2023, 14:00 – 16:30 GMT
    The Burgh, Burpham, VFGH+6JW Arundel, UK
    An afternoon at the The Burgh, in the company of 'mad' March hares. Enjoy their antics through our high-power optics.
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