Outdoor Meetings


Outdoor Meetings for 2021


General Information

The following events are scheduled, but some details may change. Please check this page in the run-up to events or confirm by emailing the organiser of each meeting.

Most meetings will last 2-3 hours, but please email the organiser if you require more exact timings.

The events are free to members, but there will be a £2.00 fee for non-members.

For general enquiries about meetings, please contact Nick Whitehouse

Sunday April 25th 2021    FULLY BOOKED
Spring Migrants at Hengistbury Head
A morning’s birdwatching walk on Hengistbury Head for Spring highlights. Meet at 8.30am at the Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre. Duration 2.5 hours with the option to leave earlier if wished. This event will be organised with the Rule-of-6 in mind – one leader/and five attendees in single groups. Each group will follow in turn around the route, a few minutes’ apart. To register, please email Nick Whitehouse. CHOG intends restricting this opening event to a maximum of four such small groups, allowing for 20 attendees plus CHOG leaders.


Sunday 23rd May 2021  FULLY BOOKED
Stanpit Marsh – Waders and Marsh Birds
Start time 4:30pm. To register, please email Nick Whitehouse. CHOG intends restricting this opening event to a maximum of four such small groups, allowing for 25 attendees plus CHOG leaders.


Sunday 13th June 2021
The New Forest
A morning’s walk for some Forest specialities. Meet at Shatterford car park at 8:00am. Duration 3 hours. More details to follow.


Sunday 24th July 2021
Pennington Marsh
More details to follow.

Car Sharing - currently suspended due to Coronavirus
Several members have asked about car sharing on outdoor meetings. Where possible we will be pleased to arrange this for a limited number of places on each occasion. Please contact Nick Whitehouse well in advance of each meeting, so that numbers and pick up locations can be organised. Otherwise the RV will be as indicated on the website.