Founded 1876

Northamptonshire Natural History Society

President
Mike Gibson
Secretary
CT Sampson

Previous meetings

Saturday Walks section meetings

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Section
Date
Where*
Details
Saturday Walks
Sat, 19 Aug 2017, 11:25
Out
irchester country park
Irchester Country Park provides several routes to follow. Meet for bus SC X47 at 11.25am. Picnic or use the park café.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 12 Aug 2017, 11:19
Out
towcester
We are spoilt for choice with our trip to Towcester today! We can walk through the water meadows or beside Silverstone Brook and look in at the Flower Festival in the Church. The Blisworth Canal Festival will also be taking place for those who want to stop off there. Meet for bus SC 88 at 11.19am. Food and drinks on offer at either venue or take a picnic.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 05 Aug 2017, 10:39
Out
crick
The village of Crick is an established favourite venue, where we can walk beside the canal and across the fields. Food and drinks obtainable nearby. Meet for bus SC 96 at 10.39am.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 29 Jul 2017, 12:49
Out
turvey
The field route behind the Abbey at Turvey has proved to be a popular walk. Meet for bus SC 41 at 12.49pm. The local Inns provide drinks.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 22 Jul 2017, 10:55
Out
wellingborough embankment
A walk along Wellingborough Embankment is this week’s choice. Meet for bus SC X46 at 10.55am. Refreshments after the walk.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 15 Jul 2017, 11:20
Out
old
A new area for us to visit is the village of Old. Meet for bus SC 10 at 11.20am. Drinks and snacks available at Old.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 08 Jul 2017, 12:49
Out
cold brayfield to newton blossomville
is an ideal spot for a summer walk. Meet for bus SC 41 at 12.49pm. Drinks available.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 01 Jul 2017, 10:51
Out
foxton locks
We travel over the border into the county of Leicestershire to Foxton Locks today. Meet for bus SC X7 at 10.51am. Take a picnic or use the facilities at the canalside.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 24 Jun 2017, 12:49
Out
brafield – on – the – green
Brafield – On – The – Green is a very pretty village for a midsummer stroll. Meet for bus SC 41 at 12.49pm. Refreshments provided after the walk
Saturday Walks
Sat, 17 Jun 2017, 13:14
Out
flore
This week-end is when the Open Gardens and Flower Festival is held at Flore. Meet for bus SC D2 at 1.14pm. Refreshments available in the village.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 11:50
Out
earls barton.
Today we take a look round the new marina at Earls Barton. Meet for bus SC X4 at 11.50am. Take a picnic in case the proposed new café is not yet operational.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 03 Jun 2017, --:--
Out
cambridge
The famous and attractive city of Cambridge has been chosen for this year's day trip. The fare for members is £12 and £15 for non-members. Pick up times and points will be:- 9.00am from Victoria Street; 9.15am from the Park end of Christchurch Road and 9.45am from Castle Way, Wellingborough, travelling with Collingtree Coaches. Depart from Cambridge at 4.30pm. For further details and to book a place ring 01604 646442.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 27 May 2017, 11:20
Out
wicksteed park
We make a return visit to Wicksteed Park. Meet for bus SC X4 at 11.20am. Take a picnic or use the park's café.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 20 May 2017, 13:20
Out
moulton
Moulton holds its annual Festival today. Meet for bus SC 10 at 1.20pm. Tea and cake after our walk in the local meadow.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 13 May 2017, 13:02
Out
kislingbury
This week's choice is the village of Kislingbury. Meet for bus SC D3 at 1.02pm. Drinks available after the walk.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 06 May 2017, 11:00
Out
spratton
Today we take our first visit to Spratton. Meet at 11.00am for Centrebus No 60. Refreshments obtainable at Spratton.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 29 Apr 2017, 13:21
Out
maidwell
April ends with a trip to the village of Maidwell. Meet for bus SC X7 at 1.21pm. Drinks after the walk.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 22 Apr 2017, 10:49
Out
emberton country park
Emberton Country Park is today's choice. Meet for bus SC 41 at 11.49am. Picnic if fine or use the café at the park.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 15 Apr 2017, 10:39
Out
long buckby
We visit the village of Long Buckby for Easter Saturday. Meet for bus SC 96 at 10.39am. Refreshments available.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 08 Apr 2017, 10:49
Out
bedford
Bedford offers a variety of routes for today’s walk. Meet for bus SC 41 at 10.49am. There’s a choice of venues for refreshments
Saturday Walks
Sat, 01 Apr 2017, 11:02
Out
bugbrooke
A canalside stroll at Bugbrooke is this week's plan. Meet for bus SC D3 at 11.02am. Refreshments available.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 25 Mar 2017, 10:30
Out
higham ferrers
We travel to Higham Ferrers today. Meet for bus SC X47 at 10.30am. Refreshments available.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 18 Mar 2017, 13:19
Out
blisworth
Blisworth is a popular village with the Walkers. Meet for bus SC 88 at 1.19pm. Drinks available.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 11 Mar 2017, 10:50
Out
corby
We visit Corby this Saturday for a woodland and lakeside walk. Meet for bus SC X4 at 10.50am. Lunch in the town
Saturday Walks
Sat, 04 Mar 2017, 13:19
Out
duston annual flower festival
It is time to visit the Duston annual Flower Festival Meet for bus SC 9A at 1.19pm. Refreshments at the Church Centre.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 25 Feb 2017, 13:11
Out
wootton
A walk in Wootton will conclude the programme for February. Meet for bus SC 7 at 1.11pm. Drinks available.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 18 Feb 2017, 13:14
Out
weedon
A trip out to Weedon is this week's location. Meet for bus SC D2 at 1.14pm. Drinks available in the village.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 11 Feb 2017, 13:22
Out
camp hill
Camp Hill is this Saturday’s destination. Meet for bus SC 2 at 1.22pm. Refreshments available after the walk.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 04 Feb 2017, 11:49
Out
milton malsor
Another popular village is Milton Malsor. Meet for SC X89 at 11.49am. Refreshments available in the village.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 28 Jan 2017, 10:39
Out
rugby
We will travel further afield today, to the town of Rugby. Meet for bus SC 96 at 10.39am. Lunch available
Saturday Walks
Sat, 21 Jan 2017, 11:01
Out
collingtree
The village of Collingtree is a popular venue for a walk. Meet for Country Lion bus service No. 86 11.01am. Refreshments available.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 14 Jan 2017, 14:00
Out
saturday walks section agm
This year the Saturday Walks Section AGM will take place at 2pm at St Michael's Church Rooms, which are situated in Perry Street (access via St Michael’s avenue) just off the Kettering Road in Northampton.
Saturday Walks
Sat, 07 Jan 2017, 11:20
Out
earls barton
A visit to Earls Barton is the choice for our first walk of the New Year. Meet for bus SC X4 at 11.20am. Refreshments obtainable in the village.
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