Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
Do you love our nature reserves? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    6th October & the Sightings

    Hello, a quick blog from me this eve so here goes! On Wath Ings we had sightings of about 549 golden plover along with a much larger flock of lapwing. Also from here were the great white egret, a grey wagtail, black tailed godwits, 4 green sandpiper...
  • Dee Estuary

    Awesome Autumn

    Spotted crake by Joyce Rae Well, the weather has most certainly changed in the last couple of days and Autumn is well and truly here. However, that means that there's literally thousands of birds gracing Burton Mere Wetlands now, including record...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    October 6th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Yellow browed warbler - 1 still present but very mobile with a tit flock around the Meadow Trail Ring ouzel - 1 in dunes towards Thornham Point this afternoon Velvet scoter - 1 drake offshore this morning Curlew sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh ...
  • Mull of Galloway - Blog

    Bottlenosed Dolphins

    Harbour Porpoise are a regular sighting on the RSPB Mull of Galloway however at around 3:30pm from outside the visitor centre we could hear some splashing. Quickly running towards the edge of the cliffs (not too fast!) we were lucky to have amazing views...
  • Newport Wetlands

    What's with the weather?

    We seem to have gone through a range of seasons this morning. The mallards on the scrape started the day huddled up against a chill autumn nip in the air. They then endured a good soaking from a series of monsoon like showers and now to add to the confusion...
Latest photos
Type Title Downloads

Coal tit on window feeder

This cheeky fellow landed on my window feeder at The Lodge to grab a sunflower seed
Posted to: The Lodge
by 114

Bee on purple flower

I took this photo in the formal gardens at The Lodge - great for insects!
Posted to: The Lodge
by 116

Damselfly loveheart

The old swimming pool in the gardens is now a whopping big wildlife pond. Take a look during spring and...
Posted to: The Lodge
by 162


Smooth newts can be seen in the smaller ponds at The Lodge. This was taken at the pond on the old heath...
Posted to: The Lodge
by 155


The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
Posted to: The Lodge
by 177

Autumn splendour

The gardens look great right through the year at The Lodge. Here's a view of the back of the 19th...
Posted to: The Lodge
by 149

Hornet mimicing hoverfly

We saw this beast on one of the buddleia bushes at The Lodge. It's cool isn't it?
Posted to: The Lodge
by 155

Aug 2nd 2009 Our 3 Osprey "chicks"

Snip taken from a view of the nest
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 177

Garten? 02-0809

Capture from LG cam
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 105

The Osprey Centre

A Loch Garten osprey's view of the Visitor Centre. Now everybody wave!
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 107

The earth moved

Well it's started this small beast will move upto 40 tons in a load but it will still take 3 months...
Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
by 135


Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 105