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White-faced Darters at Chartley Moss – Morning and Afternoon Walks

Date:
Saturday, 25 May 2024
Time:
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
£5
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There are two walks on this day:

Morning: 10:30-13:00 Book here

Afternoon: 14:00-16:30 Book here

£5 per person (kids go free); bring on the day.

These are joint walks between Natural England and the British Dragonfly Society.

This guided walk will introduce you to the rare quaking bog habitat and the endangered White-faced Darters that live there.

Meeting/ parking place: Grid reference: SK 02219 28970. Meeting point is on A518 Stafford to Uttoxeter road, 4 miles west of Uttoxeter and 7 miles east of Stafford. Approaching from the Stafford direction, please park on the wide grassy road verge 1 mile beyond Chartley castle. Approaching from Uttoxeter the meeting point is 0.3 miles past the timber yard/ former filling station. A useful landmark at the meeting point is a tarmac farm drive with green iron gateposts and a number of copper beech trees. Please be extremely careful when parking, this is a very fast and dangerous stretch of road.

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Requirements
Booking required. Come prepared with wellies, appropriate outdoor clothing, suncream, water etc.
Additional Info
It takes about 20 minutes to walk to the site and includes rought terrain.
Meet
Grid reference: SK 02219 28970.
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