As we progress through the roadmap and the weather starts to warm up a bit more (fingers crossed!) please see below for full details of what is now open in the Aire Valley.

We’re excited to be able to welcome more of you back to our sites, and want everyone who is able to visit us to be able to do so safely and comfortably. Please follow all current Government guidance around face coverings, social distancing, group sizes and hygiene as well as following signage on-site. Thank you!

For the latest RSPB Covid-19 updates please visit: http://bit.ly/ReservesCovidUpdates

Fairburn Ings

 

 

We’re pleased to say that the Fairburn Ings shop is now open again: 9.30am – 5pm, Fridays – Tuesdays. Takeaway refreshments are also being served hatch-style from the visitor centre during these hours. Please note that we will continue accepting card payments only in both the shop and for takeaways.

All visitors coming into the shop will be asked to wear a face covering, and to either use the NHS Test and Trace app to check-in or to leave contact details. We are following strict data protection guidelines, so we will hold personal details securely, only release to the NHS if necessary, and  securely destroy after 21 days. Thank you for helping us to keep everyone safe.

Our car park is open daily (6am- 8pm) and trails are open as normal – please follow the one-way system around the Discovery Trail to help with social distancing.

Our toilets, accessible toilets and baby change are open daily, 9.30am - 5pm. We ask that all visitors, except those who are exempt from doing so, wear a face-covering in our toilets. 

Mobility scooters are available for hire from the Visitor Centre, but these must be booked in advance – please contact the reserve office on 01977 628194.

Our play area, pond dipping platform and hides remain closed, with the exception of Village Bay Hide.

 

St Aidan’s

At St Aidan's we are offering a take away refreshment service from the Visitor Centre entrance, 9.30am – 5pm, Fridays – Tuesdays. Please note that we will be accepting card payments only.

The car park is open daily (6am- 8pm), and trails are open daily as normal.

Our toilets, located in the car park, will be open daily from 9.30am to 5pm. Accessible toilets and baby change are located in the visitor centre - if you require the use of these facilities during your visit, please ask a member of staff or call the centre on 0113 232 0529. We ask that all visitors, except those who are exempt from doing so, to wear a face-covering in our toilets. 

Mobility scooters are available for hire, but these must be booked in advance – please contact the Visitor Centre on 0113 232 0529.

We hope you enjoy your visit!

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