Detective work with a quadrat – plant ID training on the Bromyard Downs.


Stuart Hedley will lead an exercise in plant ID revision on diverse mown grassland - both wet and dry. Beginners and improvers welcome.

From 12.00 for 12.30 until 15.30

At Public car park on Bromyard Downs SO672558. Just off the B4203 and south of the Royal Oak Pub

Stuart Hedley will lead a training session to improve wild plant ID skills on this fascinating site supported by Sue Holland and Peter Garner.

Detective work with a quadrat -  we will use sampling to help us understand site history and geology. and we'll work with guests from the Worcestershire Pollinator Group in an exercise on wet and dry areas to revise and improve ID skills on this diverse, mown grassland.  All skill levels welcome.

Picnic lunch provided. Please brink own drinks. 

Please bring

  • drinking water
  • wet weather gear / sun protection
  • kneeling pads as necessary
  • hand lens and clip board if available - we will have some basic hand lenses for sale or to borrow. 
  • Please tell us your current skill level 
    • complete beginner

    • can ID some plants in flower

    • can ID most plants in flower

    • can ID leaves without flowers

Booking essential - Please book through Herefordshire Rural Hub

Email:    or telephone 01432 353465

for more information contact Caroline Hanks: Tel 07779 080940 / 01981 251016