Monday 23 September

Explore the Ancient Pollards and Wood Pasture of Compton Common

A gentle easy stroll round the ancient pollards on Compton Common. All ages welcome.

Time: 10am to 10:40am

Meet: On the Green at Almsgate – postcode: GU3 1JG

A short guided walk around all of the ancient pollards on Compton Common, some of which are thought to be 500 years old or more. Learn about historic pollard management and wood-pasture habitats, the ecological value of extant ancient and veteran pollards and their conservation management in the modern era. Terrain not suitable for pushchairs. No dogs.

Length: 40 minutes

Contact: Guildford Borough Council, Parks & Leisure Service 01483 444715

Led By: Guildford Borough Council Tree & Woodland Officer, Geoff Monck