September 23, 2023    
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Wapley Bushes Shire Way Gate
Shire Way, Yate, Bristol, BS37 8US

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Orchard apples and leafcutter bee

Orchard apples and leafcutter bee

This guided walk will start at 2.00 pm from the Shire Way gate, covering Wapley Common, the Orchard for the Future and a short section of woodland. You will be able to learn about local bird life, the historic importance of “home orchards” for local farms and cottages, and how the area is being managed to encourage pollinators, small mammals and owls.

Apart from the slopes either side of the railway bridge the walk route is fairly flat. If the railway bridge would be too much of an obstacle, you can park at the Besom Lane gate and walk across the Common to meet us near the railway bridge.

Please wear suitable footwear – if it has rained the ground may be slippery in places.