Wensum Valley Birdwatching Society

About us

Club Manager:





Web Address:



Richard Norris


Great Witchingham Village Hall, Hubbards Loke

Great Witchingham


WVBS is an active and friendly Norfolk birdwatching society

WVBS is an active and friendly Norfolk birdwatching society with  c130 members. Our indoor meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 7.30p.m and feature a guest speaker. They are held at Great Witchingham Village Hall, Hubbards Loke, NR9 5AZ. (Directions to the hall can be found at www.gwvh.org.uk).

We also organise bird-watching field trips each month to different outdoor venues.

Details of our activities are advertised here, on our Twitter site and in local parish magazines. For more  information about  WVBS, follow this website where you find further details of forthcoming events, and also recent reports about our Indoor Meetings and Field Trips.

 WVBS covers the area of the Wensum Valley  in Norfolk which follows the River Wensum between Norwich and Fakenham.

Formed in March 2003, the society has the following aims:

  • Encourage and share the enjoyment of birdwatching in the Wensum Valley.

  • Encourage novice birdwatchers to take an active part in birdwatching.Share information with other members.

  • Gather and collate data on birds in the area.Participate in regional and national surveys within the defined area.

  • Liaise with other conservation groups within the area and more widely.

  • To administer the society in an environmentally sensitive manner.


We have a good mix of experienced birders and beginners and we are always happy to welcome new members and visitors to any of our activities. (If you are interested in joining follow the heading for “Join Us”).

We look forward to welcoming you to one of our outdoor meetings, or our indoor meetings at Great Witchingham Village Hall, click here for directions 

We would be delighted if you would join us. The membership fee is £11.50 for a single membership, or £17.50 for two people at the same address. Our membership year runs from the beginning of April until the end of March the following year. There is also a half year membership available for new members which runs from 1st October to 31st March. You pay half the annual fee.

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