Monthly Archives: January 2016

Snowy scenes on the Heath

  The first snowfall of 2016 appeared on the 17th January and these wintry scenes were the result. By the 18th it had all disappeared – perhaps much to the regret of the younger generation.  More >

Posted in Weather

A guided walk on Bernards Heath
in pictures

Yes, you will need boots to walk around the Heath in January, but when we walked it on a warm October day (remember them?) following our guide, any footwear would have done. Here’s a taster of what to see walking

Posted in Features, Photos

Paths on Bernards Heath

The wooded area of Bernards Heath includes an extensive network of well used paths. As many will know, several of these paths are now very muddy and slippery.  They seem to be particularly bad this year, perhaps because rain has

Posted in Maintenance

Rainbow over Bernards Heath

Does the rainbow over the Lower Field herald a change in the very mild weather we’ve had of late?  Well, the temperature today (7 January) dropped to a maximum of 9°C, by contrast with the run of mild and dull

Posted in Photos, Weather

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Missing display board
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Missing board - Townsend drive
If you missed this interpretation board recently, the legs rotted and it is in for repair


Poppies June 2017
Now appearing on the Heath
Poppies, perhaps brought in with the soil used on the Lower Field after the sinkhole event.
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