Opening Hours:

9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, 9-6pm at Weekends. please note the main gate to the car-park currently closes at 10pm.

Attenborough Nature Centre

Attenborough Nature Centre is an award winning Visitor and Education facility surrounded by the tranquil waters of the beautiful Attenborough Nature Reserve.

Fabulous views to watch wildlife

With great vantage points and bird hides to watch wildlife this nature reserve is great for young and old.

Training Courses

From photography to habitat monitoring there are courses for all.

Habitat management

Attenborough has a range of habitats from wetland to grassland and some very special woodland.

Binocular and Telescope Demonstrations Days

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.

Watching Wildlife

Enjoy watching wildlife whatever the weather


Attenborough Nature Centre

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.

 

 

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Learn about the Centre

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.

Activities when you arrive

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.

Watch Videos & Wildlife Cameras

Live cameras at Attenborough will bring you views of the Nature Reserve and live footage of nests or other wildlife.