8am - 5pm Monday to Friday, 8-6pm at Weekends. please note the main gate to the car-park currently closes at 10pm.
Attenborough Nature Centre is an award winning Visitor and Education facility surrounded by the tranquil waters of the beautiful Attenborough Nature Reserve.
With great vantage points and bird hides to watch wildlife this nature reserve is great for young and old.
From photography to habitat monitoring there are courses for all.
Attenborough has a range of habitats from wetland to grassland and some very special woodland.
Whether you are looking for your very first pair of binoculars or want to to upgrade your current optics, our welcoming and knowledgeable experts will be on hand to guide you through the experience and answer any questions you may have. We have optics to suit a range of ages and price bands.
Enjoy watching wildlife whatever the weather
Starling Update: Please note that the starlings are no longer displaying over the Delta Reedbed. They should return in November 2019
Attenborough Nature Centre is an award winning Visitor and Education facility surrounded by the tranquil waters of the beautiful Attenborough Nature Reserve, owned and managed by Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.
Sand Martin Story Since its construction in the winter of 2013 over 1000 chicks have been raised in the artificial nesting bank at Attenborough.
With a visionary eco-design, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Attenborough Nature Reserve, the Centre provides a place for visitors to look, learn and refresh.
Enjoy a day out walking around the Nature Reserve with the family or attend one of our organised events. Have a look at our forthcoming events.
Live cameras at Attenborough will bring you views of the Nature Reserve and live footage of nests or other wildlife.