The Hampshire Bat Group run frequent events for members. These tend to be talks and social evenings during the hibernation season, with survey walks in the warmer months when bats are active. Non-members are warmly welcomed to attend any event, where joining forms will be available. For more information on membership, please click here.
The majority of our members' evenings take place at Swanwick Lakes Nature Reserve. Swanwick Lakes is easily accessible from the M27 junction 8 or 9. The postcode for SatNavs is SO31 7AY, but please also note the final stages of the directions and map below.
From M27 junction 8 follow signs to A3024 Southampton and Hamble and then Park Gate A27. At the traffic lights by ‘The Spinnaker' pub turn left onto Swanwick Lane. Continue over the motorway then turn left onto Sopwith Way. Turn right at the mini roundabout by the security gates. From junction 9 Follow the signs for Southampton A27 until you reach Park Gate. Take the road sign posted Botley. At the Elm Tree pub turn left onto Swanwick Lane. After about a mile, turn right onto Sopwith Way. Turn right at the mini roundabout by the security gates.