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.

Attenborough Nature Walk

5th July 2015
Join some of 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 July 2015
Parent and toddler session suitable for 2 to 4 year olds. 10.30am – 12 noon and 1.00 – 2.30pm. £5 per child. Please book in advance as numbers are limited and note that children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


An Introduction to Dragonflies and Damselflies

11th July 2015
This course is aimed at people who have little or no knowledge of dragonflies and damselflies and would like to know more. You’ll learn about the fascinating world of dragonflies and learn tips for identifying the species you see hawking about your local pond or lake. 10.00am - 4.00pm, £35 per person including tea, lunch and ID chart. Booking necessary. Come dressed for the weather. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Beeston Wildlife Group Walk

18th July 2015
Join the Group for a guided walk around Attenborough Nature Reserve. 10.00am - 1.00pm. Meet in the car park. Contact: Bill Wheatley 0115 925 0208 or Nigel Slater 0115 916 6518 beestonwildlifegroup@hotmail.com


Butterflies and Moths for Beginners

25th July 2015
July is a great time to see an array of beautiful butterflies and moths fluttering about your local meadow. You’ll learn about the amazing world of Britain’s butterflies and day-flying moths, tips for identifying species that you see, and information about how you can attract species to your garden. 10.00am - 4.00pm, £35 per person including tea, lunch and an ID chart. Booking necessary. Come dressed for the weather. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Attenborough Health Walk

1st August 2015
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 10.00am start. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Attenborough Nature Walk

2nd August 2015
Join some of 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


Attenborough Summer Holiday Club – Magical Woods

4th August 2015
Join us for some fun-filled activities at Attenborough Nature Reserve and find out more about our wonderful woods. Suitable for children aged 4 and above. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please book in advance and come dressed for the weather! 10.15am – 12.15pm. £5 per child. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Attenborough Summer Holiday Club – Magical Woods

6th August 2015
Join us for some fun-filled activities at Attenborough Nature Reserve and find out more about our wonderful woods. Suitable for children aged 4 and above. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please book in advance and come dressed for the weather! 10.15am – 12.15pm. £5 per child. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Attenborough Summer Holiday Club – Pond Detectives

11th August 2015
Join us for some fun-filled activities at Attenborough Nature Reserve and find out what lives in the pond. Suitable for children aged 4 and above. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please book in advance and come dressed for the weather. 10.15am – 12.15pm. £5 per child. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777