Welwyn Natural History Society – Introduction

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

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.

President                        Rev. T.W.Gladwin

Chairman                        Raymond Uffen            01438 815693

Secretary                        Robin Cole                   01438 817618

Treasurer                        Richard Darby              01438 813403

Committee members      Isabel Darby

Sue Stephens

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, but check with him for actual dates. Wellingtons or waders are needed on this site.


Mardley Heath Local Nature Reserve

The volunteer group ‘Friends of Mardley Heath’ meet on the third Sunday most of the year. For details go to the WNHS Calendar.

Danesbury Local Nature reserve.

The volunteer group ‘Friends of Danesbury LNR’ meet on the thirDanesbury cattled Thursday throughout the year. For programme details go to the WNHS Calendar.





Singlers Marsh Local Nature Reserve

Awaiting an update.