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Trip report: Lower Derwent Valley (2 March 2024)

Nine members travelled in shared cars to the Lower Derwent Valley, near York, on a rather unpleasant morning.  A damp,…

Trip report: New Year Outing (6 January 2024)

For our New Year Outing in 2024, we headed to South Northumberland.  Our party of seven travelled from Durham to…

AGM and Meal (Wednesday 12 June)

The AGM this year will be held at The Green Tree in Tudhoe Village on Wednesday 12 June, starting at…

North West Durham – Wednesday 29 May 2024

Evening meeting, start 6.30 pm This outing will start from the University Science Site at 6.30 p.m.  and travel will be…

Bempton Cliffs and Wykeham Forest – Saturday 8 June 2024

Field meeting (full day), start 9.00 am Please remember to bring your membership card. Travel will be in members’ cars.  Departure…

Nightjar Evening – Friday 21 June 2024

Evening meeting, start 8.00 pm Our Nightjar evening is planned to follow the pattern which has become established over recent years. …

Saltholme and Teesmouth – Saturday 20 July 2024

Field meeting (full day), start 9.00 am This outing is likely to include a visit to the RSPB Saltholme Reserve, so…

Trip report: Budle Bay and Holy Island (7 October 2023)

A couple of days before the excursion we had over 20 names on the list, but a forecast of persistent…

Trip report: Saltholme and Teesmouth (22 July 2023)

With several regular participants not available for this trip, we were down to a select group of five.  It was…

Trip report: Nightjar Evening (23 June 2023)

It was still raining as a group of six, including two who were on their first outing with the Group,…

Trip report: Northumberland hills and coast (10 June 2023)

It was another bright promising start as ten members gathered in a car park near Wooler, before entering the Harthope…

Trip report: Smiddyshaw Reservoir (31 May 2023)

A group of 15 gathered for an evening walk in good weather, though with a cool easterly breeze. As we…