The Photographic Hide has had a spruce up and is now up and ready for the autumn and winter season.

The team have worked hard to improve the views and make sure the wonderful reflection pool is looking good.

A bean bag has been left down there for use in the hide but please do hang it back up after use.

When: hiring available during opening hours if area not in use with schools

Opening times: Full day (9.45 am-4.15 pm) or half day (9.45 am-1 pm or 1-4.15 pm) hire available.

Pricing: Half day £25 (£20 for RSPB members), or full day £35 (£28 for RSPB members). Entry to the reserve is included in the price and covers two people.

So if you fancy a different sort of photographic experience then please email us at 

Here are some of John Humble's pics from before Lockdown!

Young Greenfinch

Reed Warbler on Barry Jackson's superb prop sign!  You can bring your own props if you like!


Young Goldfinch and a Blue Tit

Blue Tit


Want to get more out of your visit? Enquire about Photography Tuition (not included in the price).
One to one personal tuition tailored to your needs and camera type and hide hire (if required) for only: half day £50 (40 for RSPB members), or full day £70 (£56 for RSPB members).

Gift vouchers (for both hide hire and tuition sessions are available).

Looking forward to seeing what else you manage to capture!