Coombes Valley

Coombes Valley

Coombes Valley
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Latest blog posts
  • Churnet and Bellpit Fungal Foray

    The 8 th of November saw the return of Fungal Punk Dave to help us out on our Fungal Foray. The walk took us through the Churnet reserve and up to Bellpit Meadows. Thank you to everyone that came along, I hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! With a...
  • A very berry Coombes!

    Just outside the living room window of the intern accommodation here at Coombes there is a bird feeding station! It’s great to sit at the table with my breakfast and watch the great tits, sparrows, great spotted woodpecker and the occasional pheasant...
  • Bye for now Coombes!

    It is astonishing how quickly eight months can go by, especially when you’re having a fantastic time, and what a fantastic time I have had at Coombes. This is my last week as Visitor Experience Officer at Coombes Valley and I’m going to really...
  • Hello Coombes!

    So I spent my first day at Coombes exploring the reserve on a long walk around the Woodcock trail. I quickly realised that there’s so much to discover here. With every minute there was something new and exciting to look at; from the various types...
  • Where has the summer gone?

    August: the hottest month of the year, the height of summer. Yeah right. So we may not have had the greatest summer this year (and certainly not at Coombes) but that doesn’t mean there’s not still a lot to appreciate. Even in August (the...
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