Christmas Hours

Christmas Hours

The Visitor Centre at Egleton will be closed from 12.30pm on Wednesday 24th December and open again at 9am on Saturday 27th December.  Then the Christmas Coppice is on Sunday 28th December starting at 10am A Happy Christmas to you all.

Rutland Belle

Osprey Cruise Vouchers for 2015

The perfect Christmas present!

2015 Family Events

2015 Family Events

We’ve got a great season of events lined up for families!!

Photo by Ian Jones

Birdwatching Walk with a Warden – for Beginners and Enthusiasts alike!

Join our staff for this great opportunity to explore the reserve and learn all about the birds and projects here

Haunting Halloween Night

Haunting Halloween Night

Discover natures scary bits! Carve a pumpkin, make a lantern and go on a spooky walk as darkness falls. Friday 30th October, 4pm – 6pm. For more information and to book click here.

Hootingly Haunted Halloween

Hootingly Haunted Halloween

Discover natures scary bits! Carve a pumpkin, make a broom stick, dissect owl pellets and enjoy super spooky craft making! Saturday 31st October, 2pm – 4pm. For more information and to book click here.    

My Year At Rutland Water So Far.

My Year At Rutland Water So Far.

Anya is currently undertaking a placement year at Rutland water click here to see how it’s going.

Autumn Explorers

Autumn Explorers

  Aged between 7-14 and bored in the holidays then come along for a day of autumn activities. Wednesday 21st October, 10am—4pm. For more information and booking click here. Booking essential. £30 per child.  

Discovering Bats

Discovering Bats

Do you like bats or have a detector and want to find out a bit more detail about these fascinating creatures? Join us for the afternoon and evening workshop on British Bats. Sunday 30th August – 4.00pm to 10.30pm to book click here. Includes a light supper (soup and bread roll).

Nature Detectives

Nature Detectives

The perfect opportunity to learn about our native wildlife! Become a Nature Detective just for the day or for all four days. A great boredom buster for 7-12 year olds. £30.00/day or £85.00 for all four days Monday 27th to Thursday 30th July – details and booking  Monday 10th to Thursday 13th August – details and […]

Spring Explorers for 7-14 year olds, Wednesday 27th May

Spring Explorers for 7-14 year olds, Wednesday 27th May

Join us on Wednesday 27th May for a fun, nature filled day! Explore the Nature Reserve for signs of spring, go bug hunting and pond dipping! This day is a creepy crawly, bug-elicious delight! Booking essential. £30 per child. 10am – 4pm. For more information or to book online click here. Or book all four explorer […]

Family Fun Drop In Day - Bugs and Ponds

Family Fun Drop In Day – Bugs and Ponds

Bring the family to the Nature Reserve for an ugly bug and pungent pond session and some nature related crafts! Sunday 24th May Sunday 30th August  Drop in between 10am and 2pm.  £3.00 per participant. Bug hunting and pond dipping sessions start at: 10am; 11am; 12pm; 1pm and 2pm. No need to book, just drop in!

Open Your Ears

Open Your Ears

Join licensed bat worker and Leicestershire Bat Group member Joelle Bryan on Saturday 16th May for an evening workshop on British Bats. These amazing creatures are often misunderstood and overlooked so join us to learn the basics and head out for a guided bat walk, listening to and identifying the bats using detectors. For more information […]