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 […]

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 […]

Foray Milton Abbas

Milton Abbas Sunday 29th October 2023 Start 10.00am From the Bournemouth/Poole direction head towards Blandford Forum. From the Blandford St Mary roundabout on the outskirts of the town take the A354 signposted towards Dorchester. When you reach the village of Milborne St Andrew take the right turning in the village signposted to Milton Abbas and Hilton. Follow […]

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 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 […]

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 Rhododendron Mile

Rhododendron Mile Sunday 10th September 2017 Start 10:00 am  Click here for map (map will zoom out) Grid ref: SY743921 Lat:         N50:43:42 Long:      W2:21:53 Nearest Post Code: DT2 8QL (for general guidance only) what3words: seagulls.tabs.jetliner. This location is situated in the heart of Puddletown Forest, near Dorchester. Meet at the entrance […]