Events at Attenborough Nature Centre

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.

Holiday Club – Go Wild!

31st May 2016
Join us for some fun activities at Attenborough Nature Reserve as we launch 30 DAYS WILD. Suitable for children aged 4 and above. All children must be accompanied by an adult.10.15am – 12.15pm, £5 per child. Please book in advance and note that some activities take place outside.  Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Holiday Club – Go Wild!

2nd June 2016
Join us for some fun activities at Attenborough Nature Reserve as we launch 30 DAYS WILD. Suitable for children aged 4 and above. All children must be accompanied by an adult.10.15am – 12.15pm, £5 per child. Please book in advance and note that some activities take place outside.  Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Summer Bird Identification Walk

4th June 2016
Join experts for a focused guided walk around the Reserve. You’ll be taught the skills you need to identify the birds of Attenborough using sight and sound. Each month will have a different theme. 9 - 11am. £6 per person or all four walks for £20. Sat 7 May, Sat 9 Jul, Sat 6 Aug Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Attenborough Nature Walk

5th June 2016
Join the wardens for a walk around the Reserve. No dogs please. No need to book. Meet 10.30am. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Wild Tots Attenborough

8th June 2016
Parent and toddler session suitable for 2 to 4 year olds. 10.30am – 12 noon and 1 – 2.30pm. £5 per child. Please book in advance as numbers are limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Optics Demonstration Day with Opticron

11th June 2016
Your chance to try out a range of equipment, such as binoculars, under real field conditions with expert advice on hand. 10am - 4pm. Booking required. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Wild Kids Attenborough

11th June 2016
Join us as we explore Attenborough Nature Reserve to find out about our amazing wildlife. Suitable for children aged 4 and over. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 10.15am – 12.15pm, £5 per child. No need to book. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Attenborough Health Walk

11th June 2016
Get active and make new friends whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery and wildlife of Attenborough Nature Reserve by joining us for a short healthy walk for up to an hour. Please come dressed for the weather and wear stout shoes or boots. No dogs please. Meet at the Nature Centre for a 10am start. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Introduction to Wildlife Photography

11th June 2016
Join professional photographer, Iain McMillan, for a morning of wildlife photography around the reserve. Learn how to use your own equipment and use Iain’s extensive range of professional kit. Have exclusive use of Attenborough’s hides to capture the best shots. 8.30am - 11.30am. £35 per person. Includes tea and cake. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Surveying Terrestrial Invertebrates

14th June 2016
A two day course covering survey methodologies, habitats and invertebrate associations, species-specific surveys, European Protected Species (NE and NRW Licensing), determining a site’s value, scoring systems ( ISIS (site assessment tool) and checking a species’ status (protected / notable / LBAP etc.). Includes a practical habitat assessment on the reserve. Tutor: David Goddard MCIEEM. Continues on 15 June. 9.30am – 5pm, includes refreshments and lunch on both days. £90 per person, booking essential. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777