Wildlife Events

Learn about the wildlife on the reserve.

Pintail photographed by Ian Jones

New dates have been added for our popular guided walks.

The dates are in and bookings have been opened up for our Friday and Tuesday guided walks for the remainder of the year. These regular walks are always very popular and we recommend booking as soon as possible to guarantee yourself a place. See our events pages for all dates, times, details and booking information. 

Winter Birdwatching Events

Winter Birdwatching Events

Our early 2019 dates for Friday Birdwatching Walks with Terry Mitcham are now arranged and bookable on our events pages. Terry is also running a popular Winter Wildfowl Day around the reservoir on 19th January which is now also available to book.  See our events pages for full details. 

Terry's Friday Walks

Terry’s Friday Walks

We are pleased to release the next four dates for Terry’s Friday Walks: April 27th: May 18th: June 22nd and July 20th.  Just click on the links and it will take you to the booking page!

Winter Wildfowl Day - results

Winter Wildfowl Day – results

Last Saturday we held a Winter Wildfowl Day.  On visiting various sites around the reservoir on this rather wet and cold day the group came back with an impressive list…..

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.

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.


Badger Watch dates for 2018 announced!

We have a brilliant season of events coming up, including our popular badger watches!

Firecrest in trees in the Egleton Meadows at Rutland Water

A Guided Walk …….

Sign up for a walk with Jeff to explore the reserve and all the wildlife it has to offer.


Badger Watches – April to July 2016

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

Noctule, by John Wright

Open Your Ears

Bat Walk and Talk.

Discovering Bats

Discovering Bats

Join us on a guided evening walk on the reserve to discover bats and other wildlife

Terry's Friday Birdwatching Walks new dates released!

Terry’s Friday Birdwatching Walks new dates released!

New dates published for Terry’s Walks