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

    Five! - Sightings, 2 May.

    Hi Folks! I am seriously beginning to believe that there is such a thing as Bank Holiday weather. Yes, we had a lot of greyness and a few thunderstorms with a large amount of rain in a very short space of time, but there was also a bit of sunshine: a...
  • Northward Hill

    Northward Hills' hill and a shady past.

    The hill of Northward Hill RSPB Reserve dominates the marsh and affords fantastic views over to the River Thames and beyond to Essex. In the distance towards the river can be seen the old disused pub, Shade House seemingly in the middle of nowhere...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    2 May recent sightings: Hello Stanley!

    Good morning. I will start off with some exciting news: Stanley the cuckoo has been on the reserve recently! If you are not familiar with Stanley, he is one of the cuckoos that has been satellite tagged by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) . You...
  • Dearne Valley

    May Day - Sightings, 1 May

    Hi Folks! Detached, spacious, two-storey abode, finished to the highest standard with incredible views – no, I’m not trying to sell my house, I’m describing the new hide at Broomhill Flash . In case you missed it, our friends at The...
  • Blean Woods

    April report from the Blean Management Team

    Blean Reserve: Breeding bird surveys are underway with the continuing help from the volunteers. Results so far are encouraging, with a number of Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers, and our next survey should include the arrival of the nightingale, Willow Warbler...
Latest forum posts
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 139

Bee on purple flower

I took this photo in the formal gardens at The Lodge - great for insects!
Posted to: The Lodge
by 149

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 188


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 182


The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
Posted to: The Lodge
by 206

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 174

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 183

Aug 2nd 2009 Our 3 Osprey "chicks"

Snip taken from a view of the nest
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 212

Garten? 02-0809

Capture from LG cam
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 134

The Osprey Centre

A Loch Garten osprey's view of the Visitor Centre. Now everybody wave!
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 140

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 162


Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 132