Weekday and Weekend Walks, and Weekend Coach Outings

Wishmoor/Swinley Forest 2019
Wednesday morning outing

Date: Wednesday 20 March 2019 at 09:30


Meet at 9.30 am at the on-street parking, King's Ride, GU15 4NG.
OS SU875621  Lat/Long: 51.3512, -0.7445
Click here for a map of the car parking location

There are no facilities.  A walk of around three miles on unsurfaced paths.  Some gentle hills.  The walk is around Wishmoor Bottom, which is a southern part of Swinley Forest.

The area is owned and managed by Crown Estates and is part of the Thames Basin Heaths, a Special Protection Area (SPA).

Trees and grass in Wishmoor Bottom

Click here for a guide to Wishmoor Bottom

Click here for a guide to Swinley Forest

Habitats: Deciduous woodland, coniferous woodland, open heath, gorse, mires.

Look out for crossbill, redpoll, redstart, tree pipit, meadow pipit, woodlark, siskin, firecrest, stonechat, brambling, treecreeper, nuthatch, Dartford warbler

Click here for a report of our visit in April 2017

View across paths and hills of Wishmoor Bottom