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January 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Portland Bird Observatory, Dorset

Saturday 25th January 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Old Lower Light
Portland
Dorset
DT5 2JT

The event is held at the southern end of Portland Bill. Parking. Toilets. Steps to viewing area. Viewing over shrubs, fields and sea.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




January 2020

In Focus Optics Day at WWT Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Sunday 26th January 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

WWT Llanelli
Carmarthenshire
SA14 9SH

From J47 on the M4 take the A438, after 1¼ miles turn right onto the A484. Follow the A484 for 4½ miles turn left and follow the signs to the WWT reserve. Events are held at the WWT Penclacwydd Main Building or in the Marsh Hide depending on the weather!

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




January 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Washington WWT, County Durham

Sunday 26th January 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Washington WWT
Barmston Lane
Washington
County Durham
NE38 8LE

Located just south of A1231 just east of Washington in District 15. It is 1 mile from A19 & 4 miles from the A1 and is well signposted from the A195, A19, A182 and the A1231. Buses run to Waterview Park, a 200m walk from the centre, from Newcastle, South Shields, Durham, Sunderland and Washington.
Free parking, restaurant, toilets and full wheelchair access. Entrance is free to WWT members though there is a charge for non-members.

Call In Focus on 01484 864729 for details
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at North Cave Wetlands, East Yorkshire

Sunday 2nd February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Dryham Lane
North Cave
East Yorkshire
HU15 2LY

From the west leave the M62 at Junction 38 onto the north-bound B1230. Follow this for just under two miles to North Cave village. Take the first left after entering the 30mph zone and follow the road round a sharp left hand bend at the next cross roads. Soon after take a left turn onto Dryham lane and the reserve is located to your right.
Events are held in the Crosslands Hide at the end of Dryham Lane

Call In Focus on 01484 864729 for details
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at WWT Arundel, West Sussex

Sunday 2nd February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Mill Road
Arundel
West Sussex. BN18 9PB

The reserve is signposted from the A27. Parking. Refreshments. Toilets. Suitable for disabled. Events usually from The Peter Scott Hide. Free access to in focus Visitors (ask at gate house).

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Blashford Lakes, Hampshire

Tuesday 4th February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Ringwood
Hampshire
BH24 3PJ

OS Map Reference SU.151.083

Blashford Lakes is 2 miles north of Ringwood on the A338, turn right (east) onto Ellingham Drove, the reserve entrance is after 500 yards with main car park to the left and Education Centre to the right. Main car park is at SU151083. Please follow In Focus signs.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, East Sussex

Saturday 8th February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Rye
East Sussex
TN31 7TX

From A259 coast road west of Rye centre the Reserve is signposted. Facilities include Car park and Toilets. Weather/season determines working location, but all are suitable for disabled.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Hauxley Nature Reserve Visitor Centre, Northumberland

Sunday 9th February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Low Hauxley
Northumberland
NE65 0JR

OS Map Reference NU.285.023

Located one mile south of Amble. Follow the road through High Hauxley, then turn right towards Caravan Park. Fork right to the reserve car park. Free parking, information, toilets and wheelchair access.

Call In Focus on 01484 864729 for details
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Stanpit Marsh Nature Reserve, Dorset

Saturday 15th February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Christchurch
Dorset
BH23 3ND

Stanpit Marsh Nature Reserve lies within a stones throw of Christchurch in Dorset. The Reserve Car Park is 50 yards to the East of The Ship in Distress Pub in Stanpit Village. The Optics day is held in the Visitor Centre, a 5 minute walk.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Low Barns Nature Reserve, County Durham

Sunday 16th February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Low Barns Nature Reserve
County Durham
DL14 0AG

OS Map Reference NZ.159.315

Located west of Bishop Auckland, close to the A68. From A68 follow brown signs through Witton-le-Wear, turning right at the Victoria pub. Go over level crossing & the centre is 1/2 mile along road on the right. From A689 the reserve is three-quarters of a mile west of High Grange.
Events are held at the Durham Wildlife Trust Centre viewing tower. Free parking, information, refreshments, toilets and wheelchair access.

Call In Focus on 01484 864729 for details
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve, Kent

Sunday 16th February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Bradbourne Vale Road
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 3DH

Situated just 2 miles south of the M25/M26 west end junction. Follow the A25 south to the Reserve.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at WWT Arundel, West Sussex

Tuesday 18th February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Mill Road
Arundel
West Sussex. BN18 9PB

The reserve is signposted from the A27. Parking. Refreshments. Toilets. Suitable for disabled. Events usually from The Peter Scott Hide. Free access to in focus Visitors (ask at gate house).

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

Vortex Binoculars on board the Exe Estuary Guided Birdwatching Cruise from 10.30am

Thursday 20th February 2020. 10.30am

Stuart Line Cruises departs from Exmouth Docks.

Please see their website Stuart Line Birdwatching Cruises for more information.





February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Portland Bird Observatory, Dorset

Saturday 22nd February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Old Lower Light
Portland
Dorset
DT5 2JT

The event is held at the southern end of Portland Bill. Parking. Toilets. Steps to viewing area. Viewing over shrubs, fields and sea.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at WWT Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Sunday 23rd February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

WWT Llanelli
Carmarthenshire
SA14 9SH

From J47 on the M4 take the A438, after 1¼ miles turn right onto the A484. Follow the A484 for 4½ miles turn left and follow the signs to the WWT reserve. Events are held at the WWT Penclacwydd Main Building or in the Marsh Hide depending on the weather!

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Washington WWT, County Durham

Sunday 23rd February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Washington WWT
Barmston Lane
Washington
County Durham
NE38 8LE

Located just south of A1231 just east of Washington in District 15. It is 1 mile from A19 & 4 miles from the A1 and is well signposted from the A195, A19, A182 and the A1231. Buses run to Waterview Park, a 200m walk from the centre, from Newcastle, South Shields, Durham, Sunderland and Washington.
Free parking, restaurant, toilets and full wheelchair access. Entrance is free to WWT members though there is a charge for non-members.

Call In Focus on 01484 864729 for details
www.at-infocus.co.uk




February / March 2020

LCE Optics Weekend at Titchfield Haven NNR, Hants

Saturday 29th February & Sunday 1st March 2020. 9.30am - 4.00pm

On the Visitor Centre Balcony,
Titchfield Haven NNR.
Cliff Road,
Hill Head.
PO14 3JT
Call LCE Winchester on 01962 866203 for details
www.lcegroup.co.uk




February 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory, Kent

Saturday 29th February 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Sandwich Bay
Kent
CT13 9PF

From the town head towards Sandwich Bay and the golf courses. When reaching the Toll gate either park outside of the gate and walk 400 yards to the Observatory or pay the £1 toll fee [refundable against purchases over £100].

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




March 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Blashford Lakes, Hampshire

Tuesday 3rd March 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Ringwood
Hampshire
BH24 3PJ

OS Map Reference SU.151.083

Blashford Lakes is 2 miles north of Ringwood on the A338, turn right (east) onto Ellingham Drove, the reserve entrance is after 500 yards with main car park to the left and Education Centre to the right. Main car park is at SU151083. Please follow In Focus signs.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




March 2020

In Focus Optics Day at WWT Arundel, West Sussex

Saturday 7th March 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Mill Road
Arundel
West Sussex. BN18 9PB

The reserve is signposted from the A27. Parking. Refreshments. Toilets. Suitable for disabled. Events usually from The Peter Scott Hide. Free access to in focus Visitors (ask at gate house).

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




March 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, East Sussex

Sunday 8th March 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Rye
East Sussex
TN31 7TX

From A259 coast road west of Rye centre the Reserve is signposted. Facilities include Car park and Toilets. Weather/season determines working location, but all are suitable for disabled.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




March 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Stanpit Marsh Nature Reserve, Dorset

Saturday 14th March 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Christchurch
Dorset
BH23 3ND

Stanpit Marsh Nature Reserve lies within a stones throw of Christchurch in Dorset. The Reserve Car Park is 50 yards to the East of The Ship in Distress Pub in Stanpit Village. The Optics day is held in the Visitor Centre, a 5 minute walk.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




March 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve, Kent

Sunday 15th March 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Bradbourne Vale Road
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 3DH

Situated just 2 miles south of the M25/M26 west end junction. Follow the A25 south to the Reserve.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




March 2020

In Focus Optics Day at WWT Arundel, West Sussex

Tuesday 17th March 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Mill Road
Arundel
West Sussex. BN18 9PB

The reserve is signposted from the A27. Parking. Refreshments. Toilets. Suitable for disabled. Events usually from The Peter Scott Hide. Free access to in focus Visitors (ask at gate house).

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




March 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Dawlish Warren NNR, Devon

Sunday 22nd March 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Dawlish Warren
Devon
EX7 0NF

Dawlish Warren sits in the mouth of the River Exe on its west shore and is well signposted from the M5. You will find us at the Visitor Centre, a two minute walk from the Car Park

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




March 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Portland Bird Observatory, Dorset

Saturday 28th March 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Old Lower Light
Portland
Dorset
DT5 2JT

The event is held at the southern end of Portland Bill. Parking. Toilets. Steps to viewing area. Viewing over shrubs, fields and sea.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




March 2020

In Focus Optics Day at WWT Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Sunday 29th March 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

WWT Llanelli
Carmarthenshire
SA14 9SH

From J47 on the M4 take the A438, after 1¼ miles turn right onto the A484. Follow the A484 for 4½ miles turn left and follow the signs to the WWT reserve. Events are held at the WWT Penclacwydd Main Building or in the Marsh Hide depending on the weather!

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




April 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve, Kent

Saturday 4th April 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Bradbourne Vale Road
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 3DH

Situated just 2 miles south of the M25/M26 west end junction. Follow the A25 south to the Reserve.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




April 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Blashford Lakes, Hampshire

Tuesday 7th April 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Ringwood
Hampshire
BH24 3PJ

OS Map Reference SU.151.083

Blashford Lakes is 2 miles north of Ringwood on the A338, turn right (east) onto Ellingham Drove, the reserve entrance is after 500 yards with main car park to the left and Education Centre to the right. Main car park is at SU151083. Please follow In Focus signs.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




April 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, East Sussex

Saturday 11th April 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Rye
East Sussex
TN31 7TX

From A259 coast road west of Rye centre the Reserve is signposted. Facilities include Car park and Toilets. Weather/season determines working location, but all are suitable for disabled.

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




April 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Dawlish Warren NNR, Devon

Saturday 18th April 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Dawlish Warren
Devon
EX7 0NF

Dawlish Warren sits in the mouth of the River Exe on its west shore and is well signposted from the M5. You will find us at the Visitor Centre, a two minute walk from the Car Park

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




April 2020

LCE Optics Weekend at Titchfield Haven NNR, Hants

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th April 2020. 9.30am - 4.00pm

On the Visitor Centre Balcony,
Titchfield Haven NNR.
Cliff Road,
Hill Head.
PO14 3JT
Call LCE Winchester on 01962 866203 for details
www.lcegroup.co.uk




April 2020

In Focus Optics Day at Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory, Kent

Sunday 26th April 2020. 10am - 4.00pm

Sandwich Bay
Kent
CT13 9PF

From the town head towards Sandwich Bay and the golf courses. When reaching the Toll gate either park outside of the gate and walk 400 yards to the Observatory or pay the £1 toll fee [refundable against purchases over £100].

Call In Focus Slimbridge on 01453 890978 for details or Keith on the day on 07533 698198
www.at-infocus.co.uk




June 2020

LCE Optics Weekend at Titchfield Haven NNR, Hants

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th June 2020. 9.30am - 4.00pm

On the Visitor Centre Balcony,
Titchfield Haven NNR.
Cliff Road,
Hill Head.
PO14 3JT
Call LCE Winchester on 01962 866203 for details
www.lcegroup.co.uk




September 2020

LCE Optics Weekend at Titchfield Haven NNR, Hants

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th September 2020. 9.30am - 4.00pm

On the Visitor Centre Balcony,
Titchfield Haven NNR.
Cliff Road,
Hill Head.
PO14 3JT
Call LCE Winchester on 01962 866203 for details
www.lcegroup.co.uk