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Go Slow... in Hampshire

Tour Code: GBR60

A midweek break in rural Hampshire with some iconic wildlife on offer coupled with a chance for relaxation.

4 days from £595(inc flights) Land Only Price: £575 SRS: £120


Adding to our new range of ‘Go Slow’ holidays we are pleased to launch a new midweek break closer to home in rural Hampshire, with some iconic wildlife on offer coupled with a chance for relaxation. Based at the Champneys Forest Mere spa resort ,we will enjoy daily outings to explore the local heaths, downland and coastal habitats. Our primary aim will be to watch and learn about the birds of the area but we will also pay attention to other wildlife of the area, from Adders to butterflies. Nightjars will be breeding near our resort at this time of year and there will be an optional excursion to hear and see this special species. This is an ideal break for those looking to spend time watching birds and wildlife with expert guidance, while also enjoying the facilities of this secluded lakeside resort.  

  • Combine wildlife-watching & a spa break
  • Daily walks & outings from Champneys Forest Mere resort
  • Stay in a manor house set in 160 acres of woodland & grassland
  • Look for birds such as Woodlarks & Dartford Warblers
  • Butterflies on the wing may include Silver-studded Blue
  • Optional excursion to see & hear breeding Nightjars nearby
  • Led by an expert naturalist guide

Food

Lunches will be taken at local pubs and will be at your own expense.

Accommodation

3 nights at the luxury Champneys Forest Mere Spa Resort.

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Based at the Champneys Forest Mere spa resort we shall enjoy daily outings and gentle walks with the primary aim to watch and learn about the birds of the area whilst of course paying attention to anything else we may find. Wildlife may range from Woodlarks and Dartford Warblers to Adders and Silver-studded Blues. Nightjars will also be breeding nearby so an option to hear and see this special species will be available. We shall explore the local heaths and downland whilst also visiting coastal habitats during our stay. This break will be perfect for those looking to enjoy the outdoors and spend time watching birds and wildlife with expert guidance, while also having the opportunity to enjoy the facilities of this secluded lakeside resort. The impressive manor house here is set within 160 acres of woodland and open grassland meaning even on our doorstep there will be a lot to see and enjoy. Please email tom@naturetrek.co.uk or call 01962 733051 for more information and to receive a detailed itinerary.

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Tue 9th January 2018 - Fri 12th January 2018

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£595

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Land only cost: £575 More info

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Visiting: England

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Tom Mabbett
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