Want to go somewhere you’ve yet to visit, or maybe just catch up with the wildlife of an area you know well? Day trips (usually organised by an RSPB local group) are fun ways to learn more about an area in the company of others, and with an expert guide to lead you.
We found 175 day trips happening between 8 July 2015 and 7 July 2016.
Coach outing to Bough Beeches and Sevenoaks wildlife reserve
Shetland Nature Festival - Wild about Fetlar
Field Trip - Smardale
Tyne and Wear
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Car trip to Minsmere and Dunwich Heath, Suffolk
Weekend car outing to Pulborough Brooks RSPB reserve, West Sussex
Outdoor Meeting Saltholme
East Riding of Yorkshire
RSPB Islands Experience - Grassholm & Ramsey 2015
Cholderton Estate (Henry Edmund's Farm) - Minibus Field Trip - Booking Essential
Field Trip - Foulshaw Moss
Coach trip to Stodmarsh, Kent
Above and Below at Bempton Cliffs and YWT Living Seas Centre
Car Trip to Rutland Water NR.
GILFACH FARM & ELAN VALLEY
Old Winchester Hill
Field Trip - Great Ryburgh, Swanton Novers and Cley NWT
Snettisham and Titchwell
Car Trip to RSPB Bempton Cliffs.
Coach outing to Minsmere, Suffolk
Midweek car outing to Rye Harbour NR, East Sussex
Weekend car outing to Titchfield Haven & Farlington Marshes, Hants
Rodley Nature Reserve
Leith Hill (South)
Group outing - Musselburgh
Wader Watch (Car Trip)
Weekend car outing to Oare Marshes, Kent
Coach trip to RSPB Titchwell, North Norfolk
Havergate Island Boat Trip
Box Hill, Dorking
Field Visit to RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands
Field trip to Blacktoft Sands RSPB Reserve
Field Trip - Drumburgh Moss & Campfield Marsh
SUNDAY 16TH AUGUST 2015 - BARRY BUDDON OUTING 10am
Coach outing to Pulborough Brooks RSPB Reserve
Midweek car outing to Oare Marshes KWT Reserve, Kent
Coach trip to Lymington-Keyhaven Marshes on the Solent
Coach Outing to Rutland Bird Fair. Rutland, Leicestershire.
Weekend car outing to Elmley Marshes, Kent
Car Trip to Gibraltar Point NNR.
Warnham Nature Reserve
Car trip to Rutland Water
Own Transport Visit to College Lake and the Tring Reservoirs
Coach Trip - RSPB Minsmere
Migration Special, Hartlepool Headland
Field Trip to Old Moor.
All Day Trip to Keyhaven Marshes
Field Trip - Blacktoft Sands
Field trip to Point of Ayr RSPB Reserve
RSPB Titchwell Marsh
Medway Coach Trip to RSPB Minsmere - The home of Springwatch
To Sanday for Autumn Migrants: RSPB Local Group event
Dungeness RSPB Reserve
Coach Trip to RSPB Arne, Dorset.
Portland and Weymouth - Minibus Field Trip
Group outing - Thorntonloch, Torness, Skateraw
Field Trip to Hilbre/Wirral.
Field Trip - Oare Marshes, nr Faversham
Outing by car to Teesside
Day Trip to Spurn
Field Trip - Spurn Point, Hull
Birdwatching Trip to RSPB Conwy 2015
Car Trip to Pagham Harbour NR (RSPB).
Frampton, Frieston and Gibraltar Point
Coach Trip to Cley Norfolk Wildlife Trust Reserve
Coach Trip to the Yorkshire East Coast with RSPB Huddersfield & Halifax Local Group
Group outing - Goosewatch Aberlady
Visit to Titchwell Marsh Nature Reserve
Coach Outing to Sandwich Bay Observatory + Pegwell Bay.
Coach trip to Gibraltar Point Skegness
SUNDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER 2015 - MIGRANT WATCH OUTING
Field Trip to Fairburn Ings and St Aiden's
Coach Trip to Gibraltar Point NNR - Lincolnshire
Car Trip to Little Marlow Gravel Pits
Field trip to the Old Moor RSPB Reserve
FERRY MEADOWS COUNTRY PARK
RSPB Leighton Moss
Car Share Birding Trip to Belvide Reservoir 2015
To Berriedale in North Hoy: RSPB Local Group event
Coach Trip to Titchfield Haven, Hants.
Visit to Croft Hill
Field Trip - Holy Island
Elmley Marshes and North Kent
Coach TRip - Arne RSPB Reserve, Dorset.
Coach Trip to Gibraltar Point NNR
Outing by car to Gouthwaite Reservoir
Coach trip to RSPB Dungeness and the beach
Visit to Far Ings and Blacktoft Sands
Coach Trip to Chichester Harbour and Pagham Harbour.
Anglers Country Park
SUNDAY 25TH OCTOBER 2015 - OUTING TO LOCH LEVEN, BIRNIE LOCH & ROSSIE BOG
Birdwatching Trip to Spurn Point 2015
Coach Trip to Titchwell RSPB Reserve - Norfolk
Coach Trip to Frampton Marshes and Freiston Shore
Arne RSPB Reserve - Minibus Field Trip - Booking essential
Coach Trip to Cley Marshes Norfolk Wildlife Trust Reserve
Field trip to Hilbre Island
Visit to WWT Whitacre Heath
Field Trip to Blashford Lakes (2 miles north of Ringwood)
Field Trip - Caerlaverock
RSPB LEIGHTON MOSS - Home of BBC's Autumnwatch 2015
Field Trip - Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, Coventry
Car Trip to Stodmarsh NNR & Reculver Visitor Centre and Country Park.
Coach Trip to ELMLEY National Nature Reserve
Field Visit to Moore.
Coach outing to Stodmarsh National Nature reserve
SUNDAY 22ND NOVEMBER 2015 - OUTING TO LOCH OF KINNORDY, LINTRATHEN & BACKWATER DAM
Birdwatching Trip to RSPB Blacktoft Sands 2015
Fingeringhoe Wick, Abberton Reservoir and Old Hall Marshes
Field Trip - Titchwell RSPB Reserve, Norfolk.
Car trip to The Brecks and NT Burwell Fen
Coach to RSPB Pulborough Brooks, W. Sussex.
Visit to WWT Martin Mere
Halfday Midweek Outing - Pulborough Brooks
Field Trip - Saltholme
Field Trip - Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottingham
OLD MOOR NATURE RESERVE
Full day exploring HMWT Amwell and RSPB Rye Meads sites
Visit to Shustoke Reservoir
Own Transport Visit to Stockers Lake and Great Amwell
Field Visit to the Wirral.
Field Trip - Riverside Country Park, Gillingham, Kent.
Visit to WWT Brandon Marsh
Car trip to EWT Abberton Reservoir and Tollesbury, Essex
Visit to Coombe Abbey
Field Trip - Berwick
Coach Trip to Lackford Lakes SWT and RSPB Lakenheath Fen
Somerset Levels - Minibus Field Trip - Booking essential
Birdwatching Trip to RSPB Fairburn Ings 2016
Visit to Rutland Water
Shell Bay, Studland - Minibus Field Trip - Booking essential
Coach Trip to Blacktoft Sands RSPB Reserve
Field Trip - Northumberland Coast
Coach trip to Holkham NR and RSPB Tichwell Marsh
Birdwatching Trip to WWT Slimbridge 2016
Coach Trip to RSPB Titchwell
Visit to Pagham Harbour
Annual Beached Bird Survey
Field Trip - Nosterfield
Coach Trip to Frampton Marsh RSPB Reserve - Lincolnshire
Visit to RSPB Leighton Moss
Birdwatching Trip to Potteric Carr Nature Reserve 2016
Coach Trip to Attenborough Country Park
Coach trip to RSPB Frampton Marsh reserve, Lincs
Car Share Birding Trip to Moore Nature Reserve - 2016
Coach Trip to Snettisham RSPB Reserve - Norfolk
Coach Trip to Rye Harbour (Sussex Wildlife Trust)
Coach trip to RSPB Minsmere, Suffolk
Visit to RSPB Ynys-hir
Birdwatching Trip to RSPB Frampton Marsh 2016
Coach Trip to RSPB Titchwell, Norfolk
Visit to Hartshill Hayes Country Park
Coach trip to Blacktoft Sands RSPB Reserve
Coach trip to Paxton Pits Nature Reserve - Cambridgeshire
Visit to Lakenheath Fen
Coach Trip to The Peak District
Car trip to RSPB Lakenheath Fen and NWT Weeting Heath
Car Share Birding Trip to Venus Pool - 2016
Birdwatching Trip to RSPB Newport Wetlands 2016
Birdwatching Trip to RSPB Titchwell Marsh 2016
Coach Trip to Hickling Broad (Norfolk Wildlife Trust)
Car trip to Harty Ferry and Elmley, Kent
Car Share Birding Trip to Gradbach - 2016