As you probably expected by now, our Spring walks have all been cancelled. We hope to have more later in the year.
10.30am Sunday 5 April 2020 Meet on Frome Terrace green (DT1 1JQ) by the bridge over the Millstream. 3.5 mile walk across the water-meadows and over the downland to the north of Dorchester, the countryside which would be destroyed by the proposed building of 3,500-4,000 houses. The walk, led by Alistair Chisholm of STAND and … Continue reading Spring walk
11am, Sunday 6 October Join us on a two hour walk led by Dr Tony Fincham of the Thomas Hardy Society. The walk will start from Frome Terrace green and will go along the river path and up past Higher Burton Farm to the Sheep Downs, before returning to Dorchester via Coker's Frome. Along the … Continue reading Take a walk through Hardy’s timeless land
Come and find out more about the natural history of the area on a walk with a local naturalist. We'll be discovering what birds, animals, trees, plants and insects make this area special. Meet at 10am on Saturday 3 August at Frome Terrace green, DT1 1JQ.
Well, the good news is that Dorset Council is developing a new Local Plan for the whole of the new Dorset Council area and that they’ve published the results of the consultation on the development north of Dorchester here. The responses are overwhelmingly against the proposed development, so we hope there’s still a chance to … Continue reading July update: what’s been going on?