Foray Martin Down

Martin Down Sunday 22nd September 2019 10:00am start This superb reserve is home to an exceptional collection of plants and animals associated with chalk downland and scrub habitats, including a number of rare or threatened species and hopefully fungi! Whilst to the south the main habitat is lowland grassland, north across the A354 is an […]

Foray Remedy Oak

Remedy Oak Sunday 2nd September 2018 10:00am start Yes, it is a rather strange name but there is a reason behind it! The legend goes that back in the 16th century, King Edward VI (who came to the throne at age 9!) apparently had special powers because of this, whereby he could cure people suffering […]

Foray Sugar Hill/Wareham Forest

Sugar Hill/Wareham Forest, Sunday 4th December 2022 Start 10.00am This is a site the DFG has visited a few times in the past but this time we are trying a new circuit. It is a very easy location to find from either direction, but I would suggest those coming from the east might find it […]


Foray Programme 2023 (Provisional) Please bear in mind that this programme may well be subject to modification. However, forays are very rarely called off due to weather conditions, unless it is exceptionally inclement! Changes will always be shown here so PLEASE check here before setting out to join a foray. Please also note that some […]

Foray Holt Heath

Holt Heath  Sunday 19th September 2021   Start 10:00 am   The reserve is 12 km north of Bournemouth and 3 km North of the town of Ferndown. The largest part of the reserve is South of, and immediately adjacent to, the village of Holt, and 1 km north west of West Moors village. By […]