Our trails and car park will open on Thursday July 16th, and we will then be open from 9.30am to 5pm on Thursdays through to Sundays each week.

Please be mindful of our limited capacity. We urge our visitors to please stay local to your nearest reserves and greenspaces.

Anyone choosing to visit should observe all current government advice around social distancing and hygiene.

Some of our hides will be open - namely the Butts hide and Ken Barrett hide. There is plenty to see on the reserve, with broods of several different duck species, young great-crested grebes, little egrets, waders such as black-tailed godwit and avocet, lots of dragonflies, water vole and bearded tits.

Our visitor centre, shop and café remain closed. Unfortunately, it will not be possible at the moment to hire or loan binoculars, bikes, our mobility scooter, or children's activity packs.

We will have some staff and volunteers on site to welcome you back, and we will be operating a one-way system, clockwise, around the trail.

It is likely our toilets will be closed initially, but we hope these can be reopened in the very near future.

We look forward to welcoming you all back and are currently working hard to make more of our facilities safe for you to enjoy again soon.