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Ducklington Fritillary Sunday 2012

2012 DATE : 15th APRIL 11:00 ‘TIL 18:30

The Snake's Head Fritillary (L. Fritillaria meleagris) grows in abundance in a meadow near the church. On one day each year this field is opened to the general public and visitors are warmly invited to walk among the beautiful flowers. The church is open for you to look around: there are lots of activities including Morris dancing and musical interludes: there is a plant stall and the chance to enjoy a cream tea or ploughman’s lunch in the village hall.

The Sites

Ducklington Mead
Latitude, Longitude: 51.76749131045436, -1.4764165878295898
Ducklington Mead is accessible via radio car and small transit style vehicles via Back Lane there is no power at the site. There are no line of sight obstructions and a fairly low horizon which should allow for easy sat access. The field is privately owned and access is via appointment only.

St. Bartholomew's Church
Latitude, Longitude: 51.76607705669066, -1.4810246229171753 Parking is available at the North side of the church and to the south (alongside the Old
School House). The Church has power – long extension cable required.

Contact:
Access to site and speakers can be made via the Rectory 01993 776625 / rector@ducklingtonchurch.org.uk or via one of the organisers Peter Almgill 01993 768096

Posted : 12/04/2012 18:45:00

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