Annual General Meeting 2024 A date for your diaries everyone! The DFG AGM will now be held on Sunday April 21st 2024 at the Merley Community Centre, near Wimborne which is pretty central to many of our current members. We will commence at 14.00pm sharp and it will last around a couple of hours. Like […]

Foray Breach Wood

Breach Wood Sunday 17th September 2023 10.00am start Whichever way you are approaching from first make your way towards Wareham. From here take the bypass (A351) around the town, after about half a mile turn right off the A351 signposted to Creech/Steeple/Kimmeridge. Continue along this road (passing the Springfield Country Hotel on your left) and […]

Foray Culpepper’s Dish

CULPEPPER’S DISH Sunday 3rd December 2023 10:00 am start   An old DFG favourite and an interesting geological feature nearby. From Bournemouth/Poole direction, take the A35 towards Bere Regis. At the roundabout on the edge of Bere Regis take the first exit into the village. Bear left almost immediately at the Royal Oak pub in the direction […]

Foray Stubhampton Bottom

Stubhampton Bottom (near Shaftesbury) Sunday 4th December 2022 Start 10.00 am    Visited by DFG in the past and located in superb countryside but it can be quite a tricky site for those unsteady on their feet as there are a couple of steep slopes/inclines that can be very slippery when wet.  From Blandford take […]

Foray Bonsley Wood

Bonsley Wood Sunday 3rd October 2021 Start 10.00am Once you have turned off the A350 Blandford to Shaftesbury road at Durweston bridge traffic lights and on to the A357, continue for approx half a mile, do NOT take the first left at Milton Lane, but go on a little further then take the next left […]

Foray Sherford Bridge/Wareham Forest

Sherford Bridge Sunday 15th October 2023 Start 10.00am The DFG’s oldest venue that we have retuned to every year since the formation of the group in 1995. From the A35 turn left at Morden Park Corner on to the B3075 towards Wareham. After approx a mile you will reach a sweeping right hand bend in […]

Gains Cross, Shillingstone

Gains Cross, Shillingstone Sunday 14th November 2021 10.00am Start. A venue the DFG have visited in the past, but not for some years now. Directions: From Blandford direction take the main A350 for approx a mile as far as the traffic lights at Durweston Bridge. Turn left here on to the A357 and proceed for […]

Foray Avon Heath Country Park

Avon Heath Country Park Sunday 8th October 2023 Start 10:00 am   Situated near St Leonards just south of Ringwood the Park is accessed via a minor road off the main A31 from the roundabout near to the St Leonards Hotel. This is National Fungus Day and we will also be joined by members of […]

Foray Higher Hyde Heath

Higher Hyde Heath Sunday 10th September 2023 10.00 am start There is an information board at the car park entrance with a map of the site, along with a surfaced path to a bird hide with viewing area overlooking a pond. This path continues around the pond /hide and leads out over a stile onto […]

Foray Mockbeggar Lakes, Ringwood

Mockbeggar Lakes, Ringwood Sunday 22nd October 2023 Start 10.00am Part of the private Somerley Estates, this is a brand new venue for the DFG!  From Bournemouth/Poole direction take the main A31 northbound to the junction with the A338 to Fordingbridge and Salisbury. Head along the A338 for around two and a half miles until you […]