Unless otherwise specified, you do not need to be a member of the RSPB (or the local group) to join us on our events, and birdwatching experience is not necessary. If you have any questions please call the contact number shown with the event details.

November 2017


Field trip to Hilbre Island

Location: West Kirby, parking in the Morrison's car park near the Marine Lake.

See Landranger OS map 108; SJ868210
Postcode: CH64 6RL (Google map)

This trip entails a walk across the sands from West Kirby to Hilbre Island(s) at low tide.

Time: 8.00am from Marple

Price: There may be a parking charge at West Kirby.

Telephone: 0161 427 6745


Indoor meeting - a talk by Allan and Susan Parker, titled: Some Yorkshire Birding

Location: Marple Senior Citizen's Hall, Memorial Park, Marple, STOCKPORT, Cheshire
Postcode: SK6 6BA (Google map)

Allan and Susan Parker are professional photographers, with Allan being an Associate with the Royal Photographic Society. They taught bird identification and birdwatching skills for WEA in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: Group members free. £2.00 for non-group members.

Telephone: 0161 427 0881

December 2017


Field trip to Tittesworth Reservoir

Location: Tittesworth Reservoir near Leek, accessed from the A53 - Leek Buxton road.

Landranger OS map 119: SJ990608
Postcode: ST13 8SW (Google map)

Tittesworth Water is situated near to Leek, on the edge of the spectacular Peak District National Park. Open all year round. There should be ducks, geese and wintering woodland birds to see. There is a nice shop and restaurant available on site.

Time: 8.00am from Marple

Price: There is a charge for parking.

Telephone: 0161 449 8299