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Aquatic Life at the Avalon Marshes Sunday 28th April 11am

April 28 @ 11:00 - 13:00

Location – Avalon Marshes Centre, Shapwick Road, Westhay, Glastonbury BA6 9TT

Explore the Natural History of the pond at Shapwick and see some of the creatures that live in and around it. An event ideal for families.

Booking advisable – or ring 01823 272429. Members and non-members welcome.

Members of RoAM, (Recorders of the Avalon Marshes) will be on hand to answer your questions and help you explore the area. Café and parking available on the Avalon Marshes site as well as nearby nature reserves.

A donation to SANHS would be most welcome.


April 28
11:00 - 13:00




Avalon Marshes Centre
Shapwick Rd, Westhay
Glastonbury, BA6 9TT United Kingdom
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1 Easy – generally even ground with a few gentle slopes; no special fitness needed.  Comfortable footwear required.

2 Moderate – for reasonably fit people, may include unsurfaced rural paths and tracks, moderate slopes, uneven surfaces, steps and stiles. Walking shoes/boots required.

3 Strenuous – for fit, experienced walkers, will include hills, uneven surfaces, tracks and may include muddy terrain. Walking boots and waterproof clothing are essential.

4 Confined spaces – including caves and attics. Locations may be dusty, slippery and dark.

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