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South Downs Centre - Temporary Closure

The South Downs Centre in Midhurst is temporarily closed to visitors but our team are still on hand to answer your calls and emails.



28 May 2019

09.00 to 15.30

FREE EVENT- Booking essential through eventbrite

Join Hampshire County Councils Countryside Service Ranger, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust and Deadwater Valley for a free day of discovery on Broxhead Common (Near Bordon).

This event is suitable for complete countryside beginners!

Join ranger Steve at 21.00 to see this rare ground nesting bird take flight at night time.

09.30 Birds
10.00 Birds
11.00 Reptiles
11.30 Reptiles
13.00 Butterflies
14.00 Bees, Ants & Wasps

Toilets will be onsite on the day but please bring your own lunch, cakes and hot drinks will be available to purchase. Put together a picnic and stay all day to learn about the creatures that live on the heath. Alternatively you can join us for your favourite species slot. A face painter will also be on site to decorate you as your favourite species of the day. Children must be accompanied by adults.

This event is suitable for complete countryside beginners! Dogs on a lead welcome. This event is funded through out Heritage Lottery Funded project Heathlands Reunited.


Start: 28 May 2019
End: 28 May 2019
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/broxhead-bioblitz-tickets-57780248278
Admission: FREE

Location Details

Location Broxhead Common, Near Bordon

Event parking is on the opposite side of the road to Broxhead Cricket Ground off Broxhead Farm Road, Lindford, Bordon GU35 0NY. If travelling from Bordon take the Lindford Road (B3004), passing Bordon Inclosure on your right, Broxhead Farm road will be on the left. Travel North on Broxhead Farm Road for a short distance, the entrance will be on your left, well signposted with purple flags.  

Organiser Details

Organiser's Name Katy Sherman
Organiser's Website www.southdowns.gov.uk/heathlands-reunited
Organiser's Email heathlands@southdowns.gov.uk

" The Downs...too much for one pair of eyes, enough to float a whole population in happiness. "