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Date: 2 December 2023

Time: 10am - 11:30am

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

East Head Winter Wildlife Walk

Join us for a gentle stroll through East Head’s new winter walking route, where we’ll see salt marsh, sand dunes, and beautiful sandy foreshore. Take in the stunning scenery whilst hearing about the Rangers’ favourite birds and hopefully spotting some too!

We will be joined by Shona Jenkins, our dog specialist and Coast and Country Canines project lead. Well behaved, on-lead dogs are encouraged to join the walk, and owners will receive expert advice on how to enjoy enriching, fun and wildlife aware dog walks.

Coast and Country Canines dog

The walk is aimed at those who are new to, or less experienced at bird watching. 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: Well behaved, 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):