Harting Downs

BBS Field meeting, SE and Southern group joint meeting Harting Down is a large area of rolling downland with well grazed chalk grassland and mixed woodland with mature scrub. There are a fair few previous bryophyte records including the rarities, Rhodobryum roseum, Dicranum bonjeanii, Loeskeobryum brevirostre and Thuidium assimile but it is a huge site […]

Brockhill Wood (Brockhoult Mount)

BBS South-east Group & Kent Field Club joint meeting, West Kent, 24th March 2019 Members of the Kent Field Club and British Bryological Society South-east Group, met at the small car park near Goathurst Common for this joint Spring meeting. Brockhill Wood is the far eastern end of the Scords Wood and Brockhoult Mount Site […]

Picture of the site

Burnthouse Wood

BBS SE meeting, 28 April 2019   Continuing the expansion of recording activity eastwards, this field meeting visited an almost completely unrecorded tetrad just north of Battle, largely in the parish of Netherfield. Sitting on the Ashdown Formation, this tetrad had just a handful of old unlocalised records including Ctenidium molluscum, Dichodontium pellucidum, Hookeria lucens, […]

Picture of Wadhurst Station


BBS SE meeting, 17 March 2019   The area south-east of Tunbridge Wells is still remarkably devoid of bryophyte records, so that was sufficient incentive to hold a field meeting there. Wadhurst station is a bit out of town, but is conveniently located for heading off to look at small plants in the hitherto completely […]