We are a very dynamic and active local group. We organise a variety of events each year. Below are shown the next few for each category.


We organise around 50 walks throughout the year.  these are usuallly held on Thursdays or at the week-end. Non-members are welcome to try them out.

Sunday 31 Mar 2019;
09:30AM - 12:30PM
Tice's Meadow, Farnham
Sunday 07 Apr 2019;
09:30AM -
Thursday 11 Apr 2019;
10:00AM - 04:00PM
RSPB Otmoor

For our complete list of forthcoming walks, please go to our Walks page


We generally meet twice a month (Sept.-May) on the first Thursday at 2pm or the fourth Wednesday at 7.30pm.

Wednesday 27 Mar 2019;
07:30PM - 09:30PM
Columbia - Talk at Onslow Village Hall
Thursday 04 Apr 2019;
02:00PM - 04:00PM
Florida and the Yucatan Peninsula - Talk at Shalford Village Hall
Wednesday 22 May 2019;
07:30PM - 09:30PM
Annual General Meeting - Talk at Onslow Village Hall

For our complete list of forthcoming talks, please go to our Talks page


We also arrange various other events throughout the year. For our complete list of other events, please go to our Other page.

Coach trips

Coaches leave from the large Car Park in Guildford Park Road, Guildford GU2 7NL. The entrance is down the unnamed turning next to Guildford Park Church. There is a parking fee on Saturdays.

In severe weather, a trip may be cancelled. Check with Trish Watts. Non-members can book for coach trips, but we reserve the right to give preference to Group members.

A few seats are available free of charge for accompanied young people (age 12-18). Contact Trish Watts to book a free seat.

Sunday 12 May 2019;
RSPB Lakenheath

Fundraising events

Each year our group raises large sums for the RSPB. These range from stalls at local events, jumble sales, plant sale and more.

Saturday 13 Apr 2019;
11:00AM - 01:00PM
Jumble Sales - Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Road, Guildford
Wednesday 22 May 2019;
06:00PM -
Plant Sale - Outside Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Road, Guildford

Social events

We arrange several social events each year. This is a way for people to get to know each other better and are usually only open to members of our local group.


Two holiday trips are organised each year.  Usually we have one longer one in the spring and a shorter one in the autumn.  Participation in holiday trips is restricted to our members.

Special events

We sometimes arrange bird ID sessions and other special events. See individual event for details.

External events

When possible we will include events at local RSPB reserves

Wednesday 08 May 2019;
09:30AM -
RSPB led walk at Shalford Mill NT Shalford Mill NT, Shalford, Guildford GU4 8BS