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Bat Walk

An activity with Lousehill Copse Projects

Activity date: Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Start time: 20:00
Finish time: 21:30

Activity description

The Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire Bat group will be guiding us around Lousehill Copse Woodland to find the local Bats! Should be great fun exploring the woodland at night a looking for bats with bat detectors. Please note that although this event is free booking on this event is essential so please email to book your spot

Meeting place

There will be lifts available from the TCV Reading Office and there is also parkign on Tay Road.

Activity location

Lousehill Copse, Tay Road Reading, RG304BH

Site description

A small well-hidden natural mature woodland, tucked away along Tay Road with mature oak and hazel woodlands. Bluebells and other spring flowers are plentiful. There is a very steep coppice area leading up to Taff Way. The northern section is known as Comparts Plantation, an open grassy meadow area with gorse and broom on the higher sections. It is a designated Wildlife Heritage Site.

Pick Up Point


Buffy Harris-Jones

Telephone: 0118 956 8959

Please bring

  • suitable outdoor clothes
  • suitable outdoor footwear

Further info

Refreshments will be provided. Please come prepared for the likely weather conditions on the day and wear suitable work clothes. We recommend sturdy boots and long sleeved tops and trousers, with a sun hat or warm/ waterproof layers if necessary. If you require them, bring along your own insect repellent, sun cream, camera, money and personal medication. This project is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 to attend, please ask in advance about the attendance of under 16's. Those aged 16 or 17 will need to have signed consent from a parent or guardian and those under 16 will need to be accompanied by a responsible adult to take part. Everyone will need to fill out a welfare form the first time they join a project. Please get in touch in advance if it is your first time out with us.

This programme is being delivered with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Site Facilities

  • Parking
  • Nearest Toilets - None

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