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Guided Bat Walk at Barnhamcross Common

August 25, 2022 7:45pm-9:45pm Barnhamcross Common, Thetford

Guided Bat Walk at Barnhamcross Common

Join BFER and bat expert Jane Harris for a Guided Bat Walk at Barnhamcross Common, exploring the Common’s nocturnal nightlife.

This walk will be led by bat expert Jane Harris from the Norfolk and Norwich Bat Group. Explore Barnhamcross Common at dusk, learning about bats as you walk, and using bat detectors to listen out for and identify those present.


Guided Bat Walk at Barnhamcross Common

Thursday 25th August

Free of charge

7:45pm – 9:45pm (the event will start at 7:45pm with an introduction on bats and using bat detectors. The group will then move into the Common for a guided walk of approximately 90 minutes)

Barnhamcross Common, Thetford

Booking Essential, limited spaces. Book your place HERE



Equipment: Please bring a torch or head torch if you have one

Clothing: Please wear clothing suitable for walking outdoors (trousers advised) and suitable for the weather (please note that this event will run into nightfall and so warm layers are advised).

Please wear closed toe footwear (ideally with ankle support)

Terrain: The walk itself will last approximately 90 minutes at a slow pace with multiple pause points. Please note that the terrain is sandy and uneven under foot.

Parking: The walk will commence at the large car park on Bury Road, Thetford, IP24 3EB (52°24’08.2″N 0°44’35.1″E) circled red below. For directions, contact:

Dogs: Please do not bring dogs.

Weather: This walk will be weather dependant, attendees will be notified in the event of cancellation