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  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 29th June 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit  from the badgers. Other nocturnal creatures that may be about  include Tawny Owl, Barn Owl, Bats & Muntjac Deer. Our badger watches ...

July 2016 Back to top

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 1st July 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]

  • Osprey Concert

    Friday 1st July 2016 @ Brooke Primary School, Oakham, LE15 6QW

    Global Harmony perfom songs from the migration path of the osprey. Join Tim Mackrill, senior reserve officer Rutland Osprey Project, to enjoy the migration story of Rutland Water's famous ospreys in song. Tickets are £8 per person and can be purchased ...

  • Dawn Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 2nd July 2016 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • 60th Anniversary Walk: Wildflowers of Floodplain Meadows, Aylestone Meadows

    Saturday 2nd July 2016 @ Aylestone Meadows

    Here is another chance to visit Aylestone Meadows species-rich floodplain to discover the plants that characterise this rare habitat and make it so special.  Join Conservation Officer Uta Hamzaoui for this event in conjunction with National Meadows Day to search ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Saturday 2nd July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit  from the badgers. Other nocturnal creatures that may be about  include Tawny Owl, Barn Owl, Bats & Muntjac Deer. Our badger watches ...

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Wild Cooking & Den Building

    Sunday 3rd July 2016 @ Braunstone Wildlife Watch group – Braunstone Civic Centre

    Suitable for children 5-12 years old. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Call The Civic Centre on 0116 2899270. Please book by the Monday before the event so that volunteer leaders can plan and ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 6th July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit  from the badgers. Other nocturnal creatures that may be about  include Tawny Owl, Barn Owl, Bats & Muntjac Deer. Our badger watches ...

  • 60th Anniversary Walk: Dragonfly Walk, Mountsorrel Marshes & Meadows

    Friday 8th July 2016 @ Mountsorrel Marshes & Meadows

    This walk is led by Senior Conservation Officer Claire Install, former Conservation Officer for the British Dragonfly Society.  Whether you are a complete beginner or wanting some tips to hone your identification skills, everyone is welcome to discover the summer ...

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Den Building

    Saturday 9th July 2016 @ Brocks Hill Wildlife Watch group – Brocks Hill Country Park

    Suitable for children 5-12 years old. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Call Brocks Hill Environment Centre on 0116 2572888. Please book by the Monday before the event so that volunteer leaders can plan and prepare. ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 9th July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • 60th Anniversary Walk: Bats & Glow-worms, Ketton - FULLY BOOKED

    Saturday 9th July 2016 @ Ketton

    Join Conservation Officer Jenny Harris on this evening walk to search for different species of bats in the village and then enjoy the fascinating light display of female glow-worms at the old quarry.   Initially meet at the Church of ...

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Things that flutter

    Sunday 10th July 2016 @ Rutland Water Wildlife Watch group – Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre

    Suitable for children aged 5 - 12 year olds. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL - To book call 01572 770 651 or online: www.rutlandwater.org.uk/event-list/ Please note booking required by the Monday before the event ...

  • Wild Tots at Belgrave Hall

    Wednesday 13th July 2016 @ Belgrave Hall and Gardens, Church Road, Leicester LE4 5PE

    Led by Education Officer Rachel Ibbotson. This is a monthly group meeting on a Wednesday in term time.  Time:  1.30pm to 3pmCost:   £4.50 per child per session. Payment in advance. NB: All children must be supervised by a parent or carer throughout ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 13th July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 13th July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit  from the badgers. Other nocturnal creatures that may be about  include Tawny Owl, Barn Owl, Bats & Muntjac Deer. Our badger watches ...

  • 20th Anniversary Celebration Cruise

    Friday 15th July 2016 @ Normanton Church, Oakham, LE15 8RP

    To celebrate this momentous occasion, we are hosting a special Osprey Cruise, in partnership with the Rutland Belle. This once-in-a-lifetime event is being held on 15th July, as this is the date exactly 20 years ago that the first juvenile Ospreys were brought to ...

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 15th July 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 16th July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Evening Photography Walk

    Saturday 16th July 2016 @ Lyndon Nature Reserve, LE15 8RN

    After a brief introduction in the Lyndon Visitors centre, the guided walk will take you through the wildflower meadows, and the woodland areas bordering the shoreline, including one or more of the hides. There will be an opportunity to take ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Mud

    Wednesday 20th July 2016 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost £3.50 per child per session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Places are limited. To book please call 01455 255728.  (A non-refundable payment will be taken on booking) ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 20th July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 20th July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit  from the badgers. Other nocturnal creatures that may be about  include Tawny Owl, Barn Owl, Bats & Muntjac Deer. Our badger watches ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 23rd July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Wood

    Wednesday 27th July 2016 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost £3.50 per child per session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Places are limited. To book please call 01455 255728.  (A non-refundable payment will be taken on booking) ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 27th July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 27th July 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit  from the badgers. Other nocturnal creatures that may be about  include Tawny Owl, Barn Owl, Bats & Muntjac Deer. Our badger watches ...

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 29th July 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]

  • Dawn Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 30th July 2016 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Butterfly Walk for Beginners

    Saturday 30th July 2016 @ Lyndon Nature Reserve, LE15 8RN

    Join our Volunteer Coordinator and butterfly enthusiast Sarah Proud for a two-hour walk on the Lyndon Nature Reserve to learn about the butterflies we get here! This walk is a great start for beginners who want to be able to ...

August 2016 Back to top

  • Osprey Family Fun Day

    Tuesday 2nd August 2016 @ Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water, Manton LE15 8RN

    Children will get to spend the day as a Rutland Osprey, with their very own ring, and migrate through the reserve to Africa (Waderscape hide!). There will be games and activities to complete along the way, the chance to make ...

  • Wild Play - Nature Day

    Wednesday 3rd August 2016 @ Belgrave Hall & Gardens, Church Road, Leicester, LE4 5PE

    Minibeast hunting, pond dipping, quiz trail, games, crafts. No need to book, pay on the day - £2.50 for activities. Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult). #EveryChildWild  

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 3rd August 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Mud

    Thursday 4th August 2016 @ Attenborough Arboretum, Carisbrooke Road, Leicester, LE2 3PF

    Lots of activities using glorious mud, including making a mud kitchen, taking part in a mud splat competition and doing some mud painting. Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years, (all children must be accompanied by an adult). 10 am ...

  • Dawn Osprey Cruise

    Sunday 7th August 2016 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Water

    Wednesday 10th August 2016 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost £3.50 per child per session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Places are limited. To book please call 01455 255728.  (A non-refundable payment will be taken on booking) ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 10th August 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Wood

    Thursday 11th August 2016 @ Attenborough Arboretum, Carisbrooke Road, Leicester, LE2 3PF

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years, (all children must be accompanied by an adult). 10 am - 12 pm Cost £3.50 per child per session. Attenborough Arboretum is situated in Knighton on Carisbrooke Road in Leicester. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - ...

  • 60th Anniversary Walk: Soar Valley Living Landscape, Cossington - Sileby Mill

    Thursday 11th August 2016 @ Cossington Meadows

    Join Head of Conservation, Michael Jeeves for this evening walk along the river Soar. Learn about the Trust’s work reconnecting the habitats of the Soar valley reserves in order to enhance the flora & fauna of the floodplain. NB The ...

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 12th August 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 13th August 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays

    Thursday 18th August 2016 @ Attenborough Arboretum, Carisbrooke Road, Leicester, LE2 3PF

    Listen to themed stories and make your own gnome or fairy. Then create a luxurious abode for them using a range of natural materials. Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years, (all children must be accompanied by an adult). 10 ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Fire

    Wednesday 24th August 2016 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost £3.50 per child per session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Places are limited. To book please call 01455 255728.  (A non-refundable payment will be taken on booking) ...

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 26th August 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 27th August 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

September 2016 Back to top

  • Wildlife Watch Family Event - Up Close with...Moths

    Saturday 3rd September 2016 @ Belgrave Hall and Gardens

    This is a Wildlife Watch Family Event for members only. To book your places please click here Use the booking password printed in the Wild Times Summer Newsletter. For 8 - 14 year olds (No younger siblings sorry). All children must ...

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Field Trip

    Sunday 4th September 2016 @ Braunstone Wildlife Watch group – Braunstone Civic Centre

    Venue to be confirmed Suitable for children 5-12 years old. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Call The Civic Centre on 0116 2899270. Please book by the Monday before the event so that volunteer ...

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 9th September 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Nocturnal Animals

    Friday 9th September 2016 @ Brocks Hill Wildlife Watch group – Brocks Hill Country Park

    Please note that the exact time and location to be confirmed. Suitable for children 5-12 years old. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Call Brocks Hill Environment Centre on 0116 2572888. Please book by the ...

  • 60th Anniversary Walk: Grasshopper Safari, Bradgate Park

    Friday 16th September 2016 @ Bradgate Park

    Join Conservation Officer Uta Hamzaoui to search for the different species of grasshopper and learn about their special habitats in Bradgate Park.  Meet in the Hunt’s Hill Car Park, (please note that usual parking charges apply).   Booking is essential, ...

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Tree Detective

    Sunday 18th September 2016 @ Rutland Water Wildlife Watch group – Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre

    Suitable for children aged 5 - 12 year olds. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL - To book call 01572 770 651 or online: www.rutlandwater.org.uk/event-list/ Please note booking required by the Monday before the event ...

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 23rd September 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]