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Native and Spanish bluebells

Bluebells have appeared on the Heath early this year and there are two general types – native and Spanish, but can you tell the difference?  The picture (above left} shows the Spanish type which is more prolific with upright stems,

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Early morning on the Heath

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Cyclamen – an unexpected delight

These hardy, but small, cyclamen flowers usually appear in autumn and winter and were found in a shady spot on the western side of the Heath.

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A grand spring opening

‘Sticky buds’ coming into leaf, with flower buds. Click on the left-hand image and move through the sequence using the arrow or right-arrow key The horse chestnut, which might be thought native to the British Isles as it is so

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Spring is on its way!

… daffodils, crocuses and snowdrops too, if you know where to look on the Heath. See more >

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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

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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

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Newsletter Spring 2017

A Guide to Beech Bottom Dyke
by Peter Burley
tortoiseshell butterfly
27th March 2017
Now appearing on the Heath
Tortoiseshell Butterfly.

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