Links To Related Groups

Currently this list covers all of our conservation or historical related links, if you are a local conservation, volunteer group or wildlife related organisation in the UK and would like to have a Web link from here to yourselves then please let us know, Contact - at The Friends of Brickfields Country Park.  Please also let us know if any of the current links do not work.  Brickfields Country Park cannot control and does not necessarily agree with the content of external sites.

Also -  Useful telephone numbers  -  Useful email addresses  -  Sponsors

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Aldershot Historical & Archaeological Society

The Aldershot History Society
Originally formed in 1980 as Aldershot Aldershot Historical and Archaeological Society (AHAS), it was renamed in 2013 to the Aldershot History Society to make it more relevant to the interests of the membership.  AHS holds monthly public meetings on the 4th Wednesday of the month during, to which anyone is welcome to attend.  They currently have a Facebook page and if you have any comments please let them know.

How to get kids interested in bbirdwatching home page

How to get kids interested in birdwatching
This guide to getting children started with bird watching was created by Hannah Miller and was last updated on the 1st of June, 2021.  Hannah is a keen amateur gardener, mother and a former NHS administrator.  She also loves photography and enjoys taking photos of wildlife in the garden, a keen gardener and cares about the environment who live an eco-friendly lifestyle as much as is practical.

The Conservation Volunteers home page

The Conservation Volunteers
(Previously BTCV) co-ordinate conservation work in the UK on a nation–wide basis, providing volunteering opportunities, training and related services to a network of affiliated groups.

Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust home page

Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust
BVP (formerly the Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership) liaise and co-ordinate with many of the conservation groups in the Blackwater valley of which Brickfields Country Park is #2 on the Blackwater Valley route map.  For further information contact Steve Bailey at the phone number on the Email page, or send an E-mail to -

David Jones Wildlife Garden

David Jones's Wildlife Garden
Run by David Jones, this site shows the wildlife of a garden just behind Brickfields Country Park.  Past and present activity diaries and a Blue Tit nesting box Webcam.  Worth visiting.  Featured in the June 2001 BBC Wildlife magazine.

The Friends of Muntz Park home page

Friends of Muntz Park
The Friends of Muntz Park, Selly Oak Birmingham.  A group who are dedicated to the upkeep and welfare of Muntz Park, an area of about five acres in Selly Oak Birmingham, three acres were donated to the District Council in 1905 to be used as a park.  In 1907 and 1909 the council brought further two acres of land from the original donor to make the park five acres.  For further information click their logo (left) or e-mail

Hampshire Conservation Volunteers home page

Hampshire Conservation Volunteers
Roving conservation group working every weekend on a variety of sites in Hampshire with a great variety of tasks, some residential.  To find out more about the work of the Hampshire Conservation Volunteers or how you can become a member, Contact - Jane Halle at the phone number on the Email page.

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wlidlife Trust home page

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
The Wildlife Trust protects some of Hampshire's most beautiful and precious countryside.  As part of a network of 46 local Wildlife Trusts, we have the strength to campaign for better protection for local wildlife and vulnerable habitats.  To find out more about the work of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust or how you can become a member E-mail -

Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue

Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue
We are committed to encouraging through knowledge the integration of wildlife into our countryside and our gardens along side us in a natural balance.  We help to preserve wildlife in its natural environment by talking in schools reaching the next generation and via worksheets, direct animal contact and talks.  We a encourage children and adults to care for their environment and reduce the use of pesticides.  We help to remove the myths that surround our spectacular wildlife and encourage the next generation to learn and understand that a garden can be balanced and are a great environment for both humans and our native wildlife.

Fleet Pond Society website

Fleet Pond Society
Fleet Pond Society was formed in 1976 to manage and enhance Hampshire's largest freshwater lake and its surrounding habitats.  Volunteers meet on the 2nd Sunday of each month, social events are also organised.  To find out more about the Society visit their website, e-mail or telephone Barbara Martin at the phone number on the Email page.

The Garden of Eaden

The Garden of Eaden
Combining good gardening practice with sound environmental advice.  Trained in Horticulture at Hadlow College and Greenwich University, Simon Eade has gained experience in many "fields" during his gardening career including Site Manager for the prestigious Alexandra Palace Garden Centre.  As well as being featured on Ground Force, Sky News, BBC radio and independent TV for his horticultural expertise, Simon is also an internationally published gardening writer and photographer.  His excellent blog offers all sort of environmental and regular gardening advice, "how to" guides, pond creation and maintenance, gardening for wildlife and much more.  E-mail - for further information.

The History of Aldershot

The History of Aldershot
A web site that asks you to contribute with your own family history in the town of Aldershot, Hampshire, England  E-mail - Contact

Reptiles & Amphibians of the U.K. E-Fourm home page

Reptiles & Amphibians of the U.K - E-Forum.
An E-Forum for announcements, discussions and questions concerning the UK's herpetofauna.  Data, photographs, distribution maps, species descriptions, habitat discussions, related plant and animal species.  On this site you will find all you need to know about the UK's herpetofauna and related subjects.   For further information visit their website.


Southampton Natural History Society
The Southampton Natural History Society (SNHS) has been established for many years and is concerned with all aspects of natural history within and around the Southampton area.  The society holds regular field and indoor meetings and produces newsletters and an annual report which details the exciting flora and fauna of this region.

The Swan Lifeline home page

Swan Lifeline
Specialising in the rescue, treatment and rehabilitation of injured and sick swans to release them back into the wild as soon as possible.  Birds that can't be released to the wild are homed on sheltered waters.  Contact - for more information, or use the phone number on the email or telephone numbers pages.

The California Tortoise & Terrapin Club home page

The California Turtle & Terrapin Club
Founded in 1964, The California Turtle & Terrapin Club is the oldest organisation dedicated to the preservation, study and conservation of the world's Chelonians, and have probably the most extensive Chelonian information site on the web.  They have allowed FBCP permission to use some of their photos in our Wildlife pages.  For further information E-mail -

V.I.O.S. - Enschede Hengelsportvereniging home page

V.I.O.S. - Enschede, Hengelsportvereniging
The VIOS fly-fishing club from Enschede, Holland, have information on fishing and fish species to be found in the Netherlands.  They have allowed FBCP permission to use some of their fish photos (and a few butterfly ones as well) in our Wildlife

The Eden Project

The Eden Project
The Eden Project's mission is to "Promote the understanding and responsible management of the vital relationship between plants, people and resources, leading towards a sustainable future for all." If you are interested in food, health, conservation, music, gardening, theater, art, craft, energy, beauty, adventure, business, civilisation, cosmetics, engineering, architecture, fashion, travel, world culture, local culture, anthropology, politics and much more, then we have something to entertain you.

Lets Go With the Children

Lets Go With The Children
Find out what to do and where to go close to home, or places further afield when you go on holiday or visit friends elsewhere in England.  These fantastic guides and e-publications are packed with hundreds of ideas of places to go and things to do for anyone with children to care for.  Useful all year round, whatever the weather.

For local events in the Hants & Dorset, Isle of Wight & Salisbury area click on  this link 

Fishing in Wales home page

Fishing in Wales
A site dedicated to promoting the best of game, coarse and sea fishing in Wales and providing environmental education resources.  There are over 1000 descriptive pages with 3000 photos of fish, birds, mammals, insects, amphibians, wild flowers, trees and fungi as well as quizzes, book reviews, conservation news etc.

0ver The Garden gate home page

0ver The Garden Gate
An environmentally friendly, interactive UK gardening cyber-community with a border for everyone.  Forum and Chat Room, Picture Album (add your own!), Gardening and wildlife information and archives, links and much more.

Rushmoor Borough Council home page

Rushmoor Borough Council
Rushmoor Borough Council are the owners of Brickfields Country Park & others in the borough.  This link will take you to the many services provided by R.B.C.

University of Wisconsin Madison (Botany Dept)

University of Wisconsin - Madison
The University of Wisconsin - Madison have kindly allowed FBCP permission to use some of their photos from the Botany faculty Plant Image Collection in our Plantlife pages.  For further information E-mail -

Brickfields Country Park have been helped by the following companies, without whose help we would find our work extremely difficult if not impossible.  Our grateful thanks go to them all.
Brandon Tool Hire website

Brandon Hire Station, Aldershot
Formerly Brandon Hire, Brandon Hire Station help us each year with electrical generation and toilet facilities for our annual Funday in July.

Choose Brandon Hire Station for tool, equipment hire and support services to construction, manufacturing, industrial, rail and related industries.

Brandon Hire Station, H T H Complex, Blackwater Way Trading Estate, Blackwater Way, Aldershot, Hampshire, GB - GU12 4DN.
Tel - 01252 311284, Fax - 01252 345957.

B&Q website

B&Q Farnborough
B&Q Farnborough have helped us out several times in the past, their latest input being the donation of one ton bags so we could transport five tons of shingle to the park for the repair of some of the muddy paths.  Our grateful thanks go to them.

B&Q Farnborough, Invincible Road, Farnborough, GU14 7ST.
Tel - 01252 379600

The GeoInformation Group website

GIM International
The GeoInformation Group, publishers of Cities Revealed, have allowed us to use the aerial photos of Brickfields Country Park on this site.  CRWorld the UK's leading provider of high-resolution geographic image solutions including the leading aerial photography products "Cities Revealed" and satellite imagery "Countries Revealed".  "CRWorld - Image is our Strength"

The GeoInformation Group, Telford House, Cow Lane, Fulbourn, Cambridge, GB - CB21 5HB
Tel - 01223 880077, Fax - 01223 880097, E-mail -

Keybur Garden Supplies website

Keybur Garden Supplies
Based in Farnborough, Kebur Garden Materials is a leading supplier of patios, paving slabs and garden landscaping materials in Hampshire, Surrey and surrounding areas.  An independent family run business established for nigh on sixty years, we pride ourselves on quality of service, offering sound and friendly advice on all size projects.  We are renowned for our prompt delivery.  From the very basic slabs through to the most striking and contemporary fashions, our impressive range of paving and other materials are on view here on our website and in our showroom.

Kebur Garden Materials, 2 Lynchford Lane, Farnborough, GU14 6JD.
Tel - 01252 517571, Fax - 01252 377793, E-mail -

Mclennan Servo Supplies website

Mclennan Servo Supplies
Mclennan have helped us by providing workwear embroidered with the Brickfields Country Park logo for our volunteers.

Based in North Camp, Mclennan Servo Supplies is the leading UK supplier of optimised mechatronics solutions and motion control systems.  Their high accuracy multi–axis motion control systems are used in all industrial sectors.  
Mclennan Servo Supplies, Unit 1 The Royston Centre, Lynchford Lane, Farnborough, Hampshire. GU12 5PQ.
Tel - 01252 531444, Fax - 01252 531446, E-mail -

Sainsbury's website

Sainsbury's, Water Lane, Farnham
Sainsbury's Water Lane store near Farnham have sponsored FBCP for our display equipment.  This enables us to participate in local events and show the public the history, fauna & flora, past events and other aspects of Brickfields Country Park.

Sainsbury's Store, Water Lane, Farnham, GU9 9NJ.
Tel - 01252 718061, Manager - Rebecca Copper.

Wickes website

Wickes, Farnborough
Wickes is a trusted name in home improvement and the building trade - we're the preferred choice for everyone from keen DIY enthusiasts to skilled tradesmen.  We are dedicated to bringing you better value by providing quality materials and equipment for DIY or trade use, and our Smart Value commitment means that we will not be beaten on price.  If you need advice we provide it in the form of our helpful "Good Idea" and "Build Your Skills" leaflets, or directly from our expert staff.  Whether you need advice for a major DIY project or simply which tool to use for the job, we can help.  Every week we have a range of time-limited promotional offers, and you can find the latest bargains on Kitchens, bathrooms, tiles & floors, doors & windows, decorating & interiors, tools, electrical & plumbing, building materials and gardens at our "best deals" pages.

Wickes, 13B Invincible Road Industrial Estate, Farnborough, Hampshire, GB - GU14 7QU.
Tel - 01252 510251, Fax - 01252 549536.

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