Jeff with Purple Emperor (not on reserve)

Tuesday Nature Walks – 2018

We are pleased to announce 2018 dates for our popular Tuesday morning nature walks with local wildlife expert & volunteer Jeff Davies. Whatever your level of experience you are guaranteed an enjoyable and informative few hours on the Reserve. Ticket price includes parking and access to the Nature Reserve for the remainder of the day […]

Terry's Friday Birdwatching Walks - 2018 Dates

Terry’s Friday Birdwatching Walks – 2018 Dates

You are now able to book monthly birdwatching walk for the first few months of 2018. The dates are:- Friday 26th January Friday 23rd February Friday 23rd March Full details and booking information on our events page – these walks are very popular and have limited spaces – early booking is advised.


Badger Watch dates for 2018 soon to be announced!

We are in the middle of planning 2018 Badger Watches when you can join our Trainee Reserve Officers for a couple of hours of early evening badger watching from our purpose built hide – you may also see a few more nocturnal visitors such as owls, bats. deer & foxes. Full details available soon giving […]

Countryside Courses - New Dates

Countryside Courses – New Dates

Our Dry Stone Walling and Traditional Hedge Laying Courses have proved to be as popular as ever during 2017 and we are pleased to be able to offer dates for these courses going into 2018. Under the expert guidance of John Shone of Rutland Willows these weekend courses provide an introduction to these ancient heritage […]

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Birdwatching Events & Walks

New dates have just been added to our events schedule for the extremely popular birdwatching walks run by Terry Mitcham – local expert & bird recorder for the RNHS. These walks – run once a month on a Friday morning – are an excellent way to find out what is about on the reserve and […]

Dry Stone Walling Course - Additional Date

Dry Stone Walling Course – Additional Date

Due to the popularity of this course we are happy to be able to offer additional dates over the weekend of 20th & 21st May 2017. You will learn about this ancient craft by preparing and building a section of wall on the reserve. Full details can be found on our events pages.

Family Drop In Days

Family Drop In Days

We are running a number of drop in days at our Egleton centre during 2017. Bring the family along to join in with pond dipping, bug hunting and nature related craft sessions. There is no need to book….just drop in! Full details of dates & timings can be found on the events page  

Willow Weaving Flower Sculptures

Willow Weaving Flower Sculptures

Come along and spend a day creating a series of beautiful sculptural flowers for your home and garden. Starting with a simple flat flower you will progress onto more sculptural 3D projects This course is suitable for all ages. All materials, refreshments and lunch are included in the course fee. As places are limited we […]

2016 Wild Walks for parents and tots (or grandparents, aunties, uncles.........!)

2016 Wild Walks for parents and tots (or grandparents, aunties, uncles………!)

Come and explore the nature reserve with your little ones on one of our Wednesday morning Wild Walks – a relaxed introduction to some of our very special wildlife.     These walks begin at the Lyndon Visitor Centre at 10.30am and last for a couple of hours taking you on a journey of nature discovery on […]

2016 Wild Walks for all the family

2016 Wild Walks for all the family

Come and explore the reserve on one of our monthly Sunday afternoon walks. Suitable for the whole family, you will spend a couple of hours having a relaxed introduction to some of our very special wildlife. See our events listings for full details and booking information.


Badger Watches – April to July 2016

We are excited to announce that we have confirmed the dates for our 2016 Badger Watches.