Gatekeeper butterfly - photo by Gareth Hughes

Welcome back! As restrictions have eased further in England, we’re excited to continue to have many of our facilities OPEN for your visit! Here’s a summary of what’s available  

Open daily, dawn til dusk:

  • Car park
  • Nature reserve trails 
  •  Hides - all 4 of our hides are now open

 Open daily 10 am – 4 pm 

  • Outdoor, staffed Welcome Point 
  • Toilets 
  • Café - take away and outdoor café seating with fabulous views. Limited indoor seating is now available. Card payments preferred. The cafe will be serving hot & cold drinks, breakfast baps, snacks and ice creams.
  • Shop with all your nature-needs. Card payments preferred. If you are looking to purchase binoculars or a telescope then we'd suggest you book an appointment with a member of our team - contact us by email at
  • Self-guided family trails and activities

We’re also running some Big Wild Summer events, including family pond dipping, reptile walks and night-time bat safaris. Take a look at what we have planned here:


We’re delighted to have you back and want you to have an enjoyable and comfortable experience here: 

In line with Government recommendations, we ask that all visitors, unless exempt, please continue to wear a face covering in our indoor spaces including hides. Our teams will be doing the same. 

Please be mindful of other people’s space, particularly indoors and on narrow sections of our paths.

Please #RespectProtectEnjoy the special wildlife here and each other – keeping to the paths, following signage on site and directions from our friendly team.

If you are visiting us on the way to RSPB nature reserves in other parts of the UK, please be mindful that restrictions may differ there. For the latest RSPB Covid-19 updates across the country, please visit: