East Head Winter Wildlife Walk

Join us for a gentle stroll through East Head’s new winter trail, which will take us past the salt marsh, through the sand dunes, and onto the foreshore.

Take in the beautiful scenery and learn about the Solent’s special winter wildlife while your dog enjoys some excellent sniffing opportunities!

Ranger Alice from Bird Aware Solent will talk about the Solent’s special habitats and star species, and Shona, dog specialist and Coast and Country Canines Lead, will share expert advice on how to protect these birds and habitats while enjoying enriching and fun walks with your dog.

Coast and Country Canines dog

Families and children are welcome (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult). Bring binoculars if you have them but don’t worry if you don’t as the Rangers will have their telescopes.

Event information

Meeting place: We will meet at the furthest end of the West Wittering beach car park, PO20 8AJ.
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Duration: The walk will last up to 1.5 hours.

Accessibility: This is an outdoor event in a public space. The route is mostly sand and some of the ground is uneven in places. A small part of the walk is uphill. Sensible footwear is essential.

Dogs: On lead dogs are encouraged to join us.   

Clothing: Please wear sturdy/sensible shoes and dress appropriately for the weather (we advise warm layers and a waterproof coat!).

Our outdoor walks and activities are weather dependant. We aim to let you know by email in good time if a walk is cancelled due to bad weather. Please check your emails before leaving home.

All our walks are free, but booking is required as places are limited so please reserve your place by emailing Ranger Alice with the number of people and dogs hoping to attend (maximum of two dogs per person): Alice.Ashcroft-Dalley@hants.gov.uk

Event details

Date: 2 December 2023

Time: 10am - 11:30am

Location: East Head, West Wittering, Chichester PO20 8AJ