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Welcome to Wollaton Natural History Society

The Society exists to promote the study and appreciation of the natural world by arranging regular illustrated talks, guided walks, recording and publications.

The programme of indoor illustrated talks by guest speakers, takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of the month starting at 7.30pm at St Leonards Community Centre, Bramcote Lane, Wollaton. NG8 2ND (Opposite Wollaton library).

Click on the column on the left for our programme of Indoor Meetings & Guided Walks. 

Special Interest Groups: Photography, Botany and Birds.                   



Meetings are held inside St Leonards Community Hall.

18th October: AGM & Photographic Competition Presentation.    



'Fungi Foray’ at Cloud Wood, Leicestershire, 10.30am Wednesday 4th October. Phil Lee will be leading the walk, he knows the wood very well and has an interest in fungi. The walk will be weather dependant; if the forecast on the day could result in the walk being cancelled, there will be an update on this website that morning.

                                                    Free for members, visitors £2.

                                            Everyone welcome to all events

      Please note: December meeting is for members and guests only.


        MEMBERSHIP: £16 annually, payable in January, join on the door.

 Pro rata after March. 

            VISITORS are always welcome: £3.00 per meeting, £2 for walks.

             At meetings there is a charge of 50p for refreshments during the break.


Please Note: You can click on website photos to enlarge the image

Swallowtail butterfly
Swallowtail butterfly
The UK's largest butterfly seen in the Doctor's House garden, Strumpshaw, Norfolk. 9.6.23. Dave Brown.
Lizard Orchid
Lizard Orchid
One of 10 on Gelscoe Lane near Cloud Wood, Leics. 29.5.23. Dave Gilbert.
Red-tipped Clearwing Moth
Red-tipped Clearwing Moth
Seen at Stanton Lagoons NR, Ilkeston 30.6.23 Nigel Downes.

Visit the Wollaton Natural History Society's Facebook page to view members' photographs. This can be accessed by clicking on the  'f'  at the top of this page. If the page doesn't load, please have a second attempt. Default is the 'About' tab, clicking on the 'Discussion' tab, gives access to comments and photographs taken by members.  

ENQUIRIES: To contact the Society please use the Feedback page (see column on the left)

                                      Website updated 29th September 2023

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