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White-faced Darters at Chartley Moss

Sunday, 29 May 2022
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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There are two walks on this day:

10:30-13:00 Book here

14:00-16:30 Book here

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

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

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

It takes about 20 minutes to walk to the site and includes rought terrain.

Come prepared with wellies, appropriate outdoor clothing, suncream, water etc.

Meeting/ parking place: 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.

Image by Tim Coleshaw


Booking essential. 15 places per walk.