Make a date for Wild Rutland Day

Discover the wonders of Rutland Water Nature Reserve during Wild Rutland Day on Saturday June 27.

For the price of a permit you can enjoy an array of workshops, guided walks, nature watches and family activities, all at the Egleton part of the reserve.

The main activities are between 9am – 5pm and running throughout the day will be: birdwatching walks; butterfly walks; children’s activities – including pond dipping, bug hunting and craft making; minibus tours of the reserve, including a look around our new Volunteer Training Centre.

Running at specific times will be: early morning bird ringing; dragonflies and damselflies guided walk; an introduction to the Rutland Osprey Project; insects guided walks;  lichens workshop followed by guided walk; moth trapping (at Lyndon); late badger watches and bat walks. All bookable in advance.

Don’t forget about Lyndon! Also included with your wristband is entrance to the Lyndon part of the nature reserve on the South Shore of Rutland Water, home to the famous Rutland Water ospreys.

Please go to the Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre to buy your day permit/parking (or show your annual permit) and receive your wristband for entrance and to take part in activities! More information is available at www.rutlandwater.org.uk

Photograph: Bug hunting at Rutland Water Nature Reserve (Eric Renno)


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