SE: Group meeting, Punnets Town

Village Hall Battle Road Punnets Town, Heathfield, East Sussex, United Kingdom

Steve Munyard and Peter Clare have done a lot of hard work and reconnoitring and tracing of a old meeting done many many year ago and have been able with permission to get to a chunk of these old sites Punnets Town is about three miles East of Heathfield, East Sussex, on the B2096 Village … Continue reading SE: Group meeting, Punnets Town


Crawfordburn Country Park County Down, Ireland

Crawfordsburn Country Park, County Down A walk around areas of Crawfordburn Country Park and the coastal path, identifying local ferns with BPS members. All welcome, particularly new members. To attend this meeting contact: Gordon Finch

S: Ascog Fernery, Isle of Bute

Ascog, Isle of Bute PA20 9EU Ascog Fernery, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, United Kingdom

We will start by visiting the Victorian fernery at Ascog Hall. This will be our first return to Ascog since it was bought by its new owners (Josceline and Jane Wheatley). We will be there just to see how things look; we do not expect to be doing any weeding his year! After lunch, we … Continue reading S: Ascog Fernery, Isle of Bute

WS: Garden of Elizabeth Jordan

Elizabeth Jordan Goodrich, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

A visit to the garden of Elizabeth Jordan and exploring the adjacent AONB on Coppett Hill, between Ross on Wye and Monmouth. Leader Brian Dockerill. Phone 07960593490 Email Goodrich in Herefordshire

SE&A: Fern Festival, Riverhill Himalyan Garden

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens Riverhill, Sevenoaks

BPS SUPPORTED EVENT: Riverhill Himalyan Garden has an extensive fern garden looked after by a BPS member. There will be displays and a BPS stand with fern-related activities for adults and youngsters. Also fern sales of more common ferns. This event is organised by Riverhill Himalyan Garden. For information on this event contact: Julian Reed

Y: Hayburn Wyke, Scarborough.

Meeting Place - Hayburn Wyke Hotel car park (Sat nav 54.35613 -0.45479 TA 00511 96716). There is ample park at Hayburn Wyke Newlands Rd, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO13 0AU. Turn off the A171 at Cloughton, north of Scarborough, on to Newlands Road. Go through Cloughton Newlands, then take a right turn signposted to the … Continue reading Y: Hayburn Wyke, Scarborough.

S: Creag an Fhitich, Glen Falloch

Creag an Fhitich Glen Falloch, United Kingdom

Meeting place: 10:30 am at a parking area on the A82, about 3 miles south of Crianlarich (NN/349219). We will go south up a path beside Allt a’ Chuilinn, to reach Creag an Fhitich. There, a cliff ridge extends for about half a mile, southeast from NN/350200, and there is an area with very large … Continue reading S: Creag an Fhitich, Glen Falloch

WS: Garden of Stephen Anderton in Forest Coalpit

Forest Coalpit Abergavenny, United Kingdom

Thursday 8th August. @ 10:30am to 5:00pm Visiting the garden of Stephen Anderton in Forest Coalpit, near Abergavenny, followed in the afternoon by investigating the nearby Coed y Cerrid Nature Reserve. Leader Brian Dockerill. Phone 07960593490 Email

EA: Binham Priory

NR21 0DQ for wall ferns. ‘Natural Surroundings’ NR25 7JN. Woodland and wild plant nursery.

Y: Hack Falls Wood, Grewelthorpe

Meeting Place – Visit to Hackfall Wood, between Masham and Grewelthorpe. Meet at the carpark on the road between Masham and Grewelthorpe SE 23067 77485 (54.19280 x -1.64790). Once again parking is rather limited, so arriving by 10am is recommended (Plan A), with 10.30 as latest start time. Going – Bit steep and slippery if … Continue reading Y: Hack Falls Wood, Grewelthorpe

N: BBC Gardeners World Fair

Audley End Saffron Walden, Essex, United Kingdom

BPS will be hosting a stand. We welcome any members to help out manning that stand. We would also appreciate any nice ferns to display on the stand. For information on this show contact: Gill & Bryan Smith

NW: Eggerslack Wood

Eggerslack Wood Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Joint meeting with the Wildflower Society Contact: Alison Evans

S: Annual Autumn Meeting, Glasgow Botanic Garden

Glasgow Botanic Gardens 730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow, United Kingdom

We will meet (time to be arranged) in the Hopkirk Room, at Glasgow Botanic Garden. (730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE). The day will include a tour of the glass houses, guided by Stevie Jacusz, and some fern-related presentations. Plant sales and book sales. Planning for our 2025 progrmme. Coffee/tea and lunch(?) provided. Leader: … Continue reading S: Annual Autumn Meeting, Glasgow Botanic Garden


Peter Blake & Nick Lodge 14 Mill Hill Road, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Peter Blake’s and Nick Lodge’s Home and Garden Indoor meeting for presentations. To attend this meeting contact: Peter Blake

Y: Annual General Meeting – RHS garden, Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Harlow Carr Crag Lane, Harrogate, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Meeting place – In the main car parks at Harlow Carr at (Sat nav 53.98157 --1.57189 SE 28192 54023). Enter via the green gate in the main car park south of the main buildings or through the main entrance stating you are with the Yorkshire Fern Group and make you way to the Bramall Learning … Continue reading Y: Annual General Meeting – RHS garden, Harlow Carr, Harrogate

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