Ramble along the Wye and Back

Ramble Report

Ten residents joined for a great walk on a beautiful day.  See some of the sights captured by John Fowler.

Back Stream at Funges Meadow
Spring water rising from the chalk aquifer and feeding Back Stream at Wye Dean
Moorhen
Yellow flag iris
Mosses and liverworts often overlooked
Field rose with garden chaffer beetle at Kingsmead
Back stream running towards Kingsmead near the old ford
Many ducks on route
Watercress, starwort and water crowfoot typical of clear cool chalk streams
Water crowfoot in flower

Sunday 3rd June, start at 11am from the Green.  We walk along the Wye to Kingsmead and return via Back Stream by about 1230.  See the course of our chalk stream and its wildlife.

See Revive the Wye website for more details on our precious and rare chalk streams and what we are doing to protect them.