Big Wild Sleepout

Discover nature after dark

Join us for an amazing opportunity to sleep on a nature reserve. We'll help you discover the wildlife awake when you're normally in bed!

Time for a night-time adventure

Get ready for a brilliant night under the stars. Take a look at our handy guide to what to bring and why you should join in.

Go on a night-time adventure that's fun for all the family

Find a Big Wild Sleepout event near you

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    • Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Minsmere

      Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Minsmere

      A unique opportunity to spend a night at RSPB Minsmere. Experience nocturnal wildlife on a walk with our guides, discover life in our pond, identify moths in our moth trap or just witness the tranquility of the beautiful sunset and sunrise.

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    • Big Wild Sleepout Frampton Marsh

      Big Wild Sleepout Frampton Marsh

      Have a wild night out with the family!

      In this special, annual event you can spend the night sleeping on a nature reserve, surrounded by wildlife. You will start with some fun craft activities to keep the kids amused as you pitch your tent

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    • Big Wild Sleepout at Rainham Marshes

      Big Wild Sleepout at Rainham Marshes

      Join us for a Big Wild Sleepout and camp in nature’s home at RSPB Rainham Marshes! Grab your sleeping bag, tent, and torch and get ready to explore the reserve out of our usual opening hours.

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    • Big Wild Sleepout Lakenheath Fen

      Big Wild Sleepout Lakenheath Fen

      Why not come and camp under the stars here at Lakenheath Fen? For the first time this year, we will be going a bit wilder by camping in the sandy area in Brandon Fen.

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    • Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Dungeness

      Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Dungeness

      Come and join us on an 'after dark' adventure and spend the night in nature's home at our exclusive and exciting Big Wild Sleepout!

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    • Big Wild Sleepout Saltholme

      Big Wild Sleepout Saltholme

      The Big Wild Sleep Out is a unique opportunity for families to spend a night out in the wild! Join us for a night camping under the stars and connect with nature as the nocturnal wildlife awakens on the reserve.

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    • Big Wild Sleepout Loch Leven

      Big Wild Sleepout Loch Leven

      Come for a night camping under the stars and connect with nature as the nocturnal wildlife comes to life on the reserve. Join in with bat and moth walks, enjoy wildlife and bushcraft activities and toast marshmallows on the fire.

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    • The Big Wild Sleepout at The Lodge

      The Big Wild Sleepout at The Lodge

      Come for a night camping under the stars and connect with nature as the nocturnal wildlife comes to life on the reserve. Join in with twilight walks, see what bats out and check the traps in the morning to see the amazing moths inside.

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    • The Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands

      The Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands

      Don't miss out on Burton Mere Wetlands' biggest and best family event of the year!

      For one night only, we're giving families the chance to camp overnight in the wilderness at one of the best wetlands in the North West.

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    • Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Pulborough Brooks

      Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Pulborough Brooks

      We'll be camping in our lovely wildflower meadow so you'll really be spending the night in nature's home. Once you've pitched your tent, got yourself settled and enjoyed your evening picnic, be ready for some stargazing before bedtime.

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    • Big Wild Sleepout at Rye Meads

      Big Wild Sleepout at Rye Meads

      The Big Wild Sleep Out is a unique opportunity for families to spend a night out in the wild! Join us for a night camping under the stars and connect with nature as the nocturnal wildlife awakens on the reserve.

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    • Big Wild Sleepout Farnham Heath

      Big Wild Sleepout Farnham Heath

      Join us as we camp out in nature's home and sleep beneath the stars, experiencing RSPB Farnham Heath as never before! We'll be pitching camp in a secret meadow, a part of the nature reserve we usually keep closed to the public.

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    • Big Wild Sleepout Newport Wetlands

      Big Wild Sleepout Newport Wetlands

      Join us for a wild night out sleeping under the stars at Newport Wetlands. Where we'll search for bats, moths and other wildlife and we'll be joined by the Usk Astronomers who'll give us a guided tour of the night sky.

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    • The Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Arne

      The Big Wild Sleepout at RSPB Arne

      The Big Wild Sleepout is a unique opportunity to camp out in the wild on the spectacular Arne reserve. Bring your tent and sleeping bag and camp out a beautiful area of the reserve.

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