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OPEN DAYS 2024 On Sunday May 19th and June 30th from 10.00am – 2.00pm

Walk through wild-flower meadows by freshwater pools

See the reserve’s wetlands and wildflowers, on foot or riding behind a vintage tractor

Plant sales, Stalls and Music

Advice on fruit and veg gardening, bee-keeping

Beautiful cottage garden

Chat to bee keepers, gardeners & other experts

Light lunches, hot & cold drinks, cakes, ice-cream

Children’s activities

Disabled access and toilet.

The surface around the eco-cabin, stalls and cottage is suitable for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. The surface of much of the reserve is uneven, but tours riding behind the vintage tractor can accommodate them.

Sturdy footwear is advised as the ground is uneven in parts of the reserve.

Dogs on leads, please.

Entry – Adults £4 if bought in advance via the TicketSource booking link:

What’s On In Pam’s Pools, Bridgnorth | TicketSource

and money can be refunded if the event is cancelled – or pay £5 cash on the day. Children under 10 years enter free.

Profits will go to the Bridgnorth Branch of Shropshire Wildlife Trust. 

Volunteer in advance to do a 2 hour shift helping and you get in free!

 

DAWN CHORUS on Saturday 11th May 2024 from 05.00 to 09.00. Cost £10 to include cooked vegetarian breakfast in the eco-cabin at 08.00 while we discuss the results. Bring-and-share supper Friday evening and camping/campervan overnight to be ready for the early start is an optional extra. 

Numbers restricted. Contact Pam for details, with queries and to book.

BUMBLEBEE EVENT 2024 On Wednesday 3rd July – details to follow.

DRAGONFLY SAFARI 2024 in conjunction the Middle Marches Community Land Trust on Thursday 11th July – details to follow.

BAT DETECTION WALK 2024 On Saturday evening 10th August – details to follow.

FUNGUS FORAY 2024 On Sunday morning 27th October – details to follow.

Working parties most Wednesday mornings.

For details, queries and to book, email Pam on pamela.yuille@doctors.org.uk or phone 07793939291 – no texts.

Past events in 2023:

Fungus Foray 29th October 2023 led by John Hughes.

Bat Detection Evening Saturday 12th August 2023 led by Neil Nash. Booking essential as numbers limited to 30.

Open Days at Pam’s Pools  –  Sundays May 21st and June 25th 2023 10.00am – 2.00pm

Joy of Wildlife Group on Wednesday 5th April 2023 from 10.30 am. Bring a packed lunch. Tea, coffee and soft drinks provided. Contact Pam with queries and to book unless you are already a member, in which case contact Keith Fowler.

Dawn Chorus & Bird Survey on Saturday 13th May 2023 from 05.00 am to 09.00 am. Cost £8 to include cooked vegetarian breakfast in the eco-cabin at 08.00 while we discuss the results. Numbers restricted. Contact Pam for details, with queries and to book.

Dragonfly Safari Saturday 29th July led by Shropshire Dragonfly Recorder Sue Rees Evans. Booking essential as numbers limited to 20.The aim is to identify and record as many different species of dragonfly & damselfly as possible while learning about their fascinating lifecycle. Starts at 10 am with lunch-break [ bring a packed lunch] at 12.15 and continues into the afternoon.