Foray Upton Heath (south)

UPTON HEATH (SOUTH) Sunday 24th September 2023 Start 10.00am   From Bournemouth/Poole direction join the A35 towards Dorchester Approx half a mile or so past the Fleets Bridge flyover take the slip road signposted towards Upton House and Upton. At the end of the slip road turn right passing under the A35 and at the roundabout […]

Foray Bere Marsh Farm

Bere Marsh Farm, Shillingstone Sunday 13th November 2022   Start Time 10.00am   This is a new venue for DFG in 2022. The area is a mixture of woodland, pasture and even a dis-used railway line! The farm consisting of 92 acres was purchased in 2020 by the Countryside Restoration Trust. A brief description of […]


Members Photo Competition Brand new for 2022 we thought we would hold a photo competition for members, that depending on popularity could be an annual event. This actually turned out to be rather good, so we are running it again in 2023. What we would like to see is a photo of any type of […]

Foray Delph Wood

Delph Wood  Sunday 3rd September 2023 Start 10.00am A DFG favourite for many years. From Poole head up along the A349 in the Merley & Wimborne direction from the Darby’s Corner roundabout towards the Gravel Hill traffic lights. Look for a well concealed entrance to the wood on the left just before you reach these […]

St Georges

St George's Mushroom

The St George’s Mushroom The sublime taste of spring? Easily identifiable the mushrooms only appear in the spring, on or a round St George’s Day (April 23rd) and, depending on the weather can stay until the end of May. They can be found in many locations, such as roadside verges and parks but mainly in […]