Welwyn Natural History Society


The WNHS holds regular Indoor Meetings at 8 pm on the 4th Wednesday from September to June, excepting June (3rd Wednesday) to coincide with the Welwyn Festival week) and the December meeting held on the 2nd Wednesday.

Indoor meetings are held at the Welwyn Civic Centre, Prospect Place, AL6 9ER at 8 pm to 10 pm.

Visitors are always welcomed for a fee of £4 per meeting, but subscriptions are available at £15 per year.  Juniors (up to 18 years) are welcomed free of charge.

About The WNHS

In Welwyn there are three Nature reserves with strong WNHS involvement:

Tewinbury Wetland Reserve map ref. TL268138 is managed by the Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust on behalf of Thames Water. WHNS members are welcome to undP1080439ertake and record their own studies on a regular basis. The Warden, Robin Cole tel.01438 813403 organises work parties on the 4th Sunday. Wellingtons or waders are needed on this site. Meet at the Nature Reserve Car Park.

Mardley Heath Local Nature Reserve

The volunteer group ‘Friends of Mardley Heath’ meet on the third Sunday throughout the year. For details go to the WNHS Calendar. The local contact is Sue Stephens on 01438 814557

Danesbury Local Nature reserve.

The volunteer group ‘Friends of Danesbury LNR’ meet at the Danesbury Fernery AL6 9RD on the thirDanesbury cattled Thursday throughout the year. Go to the www.danesburyfernery.org.uk for more details

Singlers Marsh Local Nature Reserve

Awaiting an update.