Westbury Society

The Westbury Society provides opportunities for local residents and others to learn about and become involved in the archaeology, wildlife and local history of Westbury-sub-Mendip and its surroundings.

Westbury Society activities include:

  • Monthly lectures in Westbury Village Hall – see Events calendar for details
  • Weekly archaeology group meetings – see Events calendar for details
  • Annual butterfly, swift and glow-worm surveys. Download the Butterfly Survey here: Butterfly Survey Form draft
  • Occasional outings to lectures and places of interest

We publish several different items:

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Contact details:

  •  email: Please use the form at the bottom of this page
  •  Peter Bright 01749 870640
  •  Andrew Buchanan 01749 870404

Local Information:

Useful websites:

Archaeology & Local History

Wells & Mendip Museum  www.wellsmuseum.org.uk

Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society  www.sanhs.org/index

Somerset Record Office  www1.somerset.gov.uk/archives/

Wildlife and Conservation

Somerset Wildlife Trust   www.somersetwildlife.org

Mendip Hills AONB    www.mendiphillsaonb.org.uk

Butterfly Conservation Trust   butterfly-conservation.org

Hawk & Owl Trust   hawkandowl.org

RSPB  www.rspb.org.uk

Bat Conservation Trust www.bats.org.uk

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