Whitebeam Wood is the last remaining pocket of ancient woodland in the Borough of Worthing, and is an important site locally.
It is well supported by the Borough and is maintained by Friends of Whitebeam Wood, a local conservation group who carry out pond and woodland management.
The Group meet on the third Saturday of each month (excluding August) to work between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm.
We aim to maintain this ancient community woodland, working in conjunction with Worthing Borough Council.
Through this conservation work we try to develop wildlife habitats and encourage the interest and involvement of the local community.
If you think you would enjoy conservation work, in a local wood with a pond, no experience necessary, all tools provided then please contact us.
How to find Whitebeam Wood
Go to Romany Road in Durrington BN13 3DW (near Tesco). There are several entrances to the wood from the slip road Whitebeam Road. Ample parking. Meet by the pond.
Friends of Whitebeam Wood
The group does meet up itself but is linked to Tarring Community Forum. The TCF meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 pm. The venue for meetings is West Worthing Baptist Church, South Street, Tarring, Worthing. Any FoTP members who are not able to attend the meetings are kept up to date with forthcoming events and become involved where they can.
The main aim of Friends of Tarring Park is to help maintain the park, notify any problems to the appropriate authority, and to make good use of the park by arranging Community events. Events include Easter Egg Hunt/Easter Bonnet Competition, Picnic in the Park and Carols in the Park. Also, a new event this year is ‘An Autumn Walk n the Park’. This involves an interesting and informative talk by an expert about the various trees in the park.
We hold monthly litter picks on every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am. These are advertised as being friendly and sociable. We encourage members of the local community to join in including children.
Tarring Park is situated between Church Road and South Street , Tarring. It leads onto Church House Gardens which is the home to Tarring Priory Bowls Club. As well as the lawn bowls green there are adjacent tennis courts. Within the park itself there s a children’s playground and a MUGA.
Friends of Tarring Park