At-a-glance details

  • Dates6 July 2019 to 13 July 2019
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityNo longer available
  • Activity type Survey
  • Cost£170
  • Physicality4
  • Holiday code19BTM176
  • AccommodationHunter Bunkhouse

About Meadow, heathland and wildlife surveying

Survey the meadow and heath flora of north West Sussex with the rangers from Black Down.

Come and take part in a biological survey across the range of beautiful properties that make up the Black Down Estate in Surrey and West Sussex. You will spend most of the holiday learning plant identification skills and surveying the local meadows and heaths. Training will be provided by the rangers making this holiday ideal for those of any level of ability, we will teach you all you need to know. Your survey results make a real difference as they help us monitor changes and influence how we manage these wonderful habitats in the long term. 

About the accommodation

Situated in a lovely rural location, but near the small market town of Haslemere, the bunkhouse is a countryside retreat on the edge of the South Downs National Park, with easy access to railway and road links to London and beyond. Situated on Swan Barn Farm surrounded by ancient meadows, woodland and orchards, this recently refurbished building has a well-equipped kitchen and comfortable lounge complete with a wood-burning stove. There is plenty of outdoor space to sit and relax in as well as a barbecue area.

Notes for guests

What to bring: please bring hand lenses and appropriate ID books if you have them.

A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page. 

Enquire and book

Call 0344 800 3099

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 9pm
Saturday: 9am to 7pm
Sunday: 9am to 1pm
We are also open 9am to 5pm on bank holidays.


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