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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
Missing display board
June 2017
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.
Photo: PB

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