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
  • Dee Estuary

    A cutlery of spoonbills?

    What a week we've had to end May! The warm sunny weather along with the arrival of four spoonbills last Tuesday left some visitors wondering whether they were beside the Mediterranean rather than the Dee. We'd been getting fairly excited by...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    May 31st 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Arctic tern - 3 on fresh marsh this afternoon Spoonbill - 1 on Patsy's reedbed Little ringed plover - 2 on fresh marsh
  • The Lodge

    Last day of May

    I left The Lodge a month ago to do my RSPB Sabbatical in the West Country, surveying cirl buntings in South Devon and monitoring breeding choughs on the Cornish coast. I had a superb experience and enjoyed every minute. On my return there's a vast...
  • Minsmere

    Helping to save a super-hero bird

    Guest blog by Emily Irving-Witt, Lead little tern warden for Suffolk Whilst the little tern recovery project staff eagerly await the ‘re-tern’ of one of our rarest breeding birds to Suffolk beaches, we have been busy monitoring the progress...
  • Dearne Valley

    Early Doors... Sightings 31st May

    Hello, time for the Tuesday sightings once more, they are from the book- no visit from me today sadly. From the Family Hide today we have sightings of sedge warbler, sand martins, house martins, swallows and swifts. All the hirundines, very nice too...
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 140

Bee on purple flower

I took this photo in the formal gardens at The Lodge - great for insects!
Posted to: The Lodge
by 152

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 190


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 184


The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
Posted to: The Lodge
by 209

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 177

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 185

Aug 2nd 2009 Our 3 Osprey "chicks"

Snip taken from a view of the nest
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 218

Garten? 02-0809

Capture from LG cam
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 139

The Osprey Centre

A Loch Garten osprey's view of the Visitor Centre. Now everybody wave!
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 142

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 164


Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 133