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Bat Walk & Talk - Charterhouse, Coventry

Join the Sherbourne Valley Project Education Officer and Warwickshire Bat Group to discover the fascinating world of bats which live around Charterhouse Heritage Park.

We will start with a short talk before walking around the park to detect bats. Detectors will be provided for you to use.

No refreshments or toilet available on-site for this event.

Organised by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and and lead by Jennifer Tabb, Education and Training Officer (contact details jennifer.tabb@wkwt.org.uk or 07471 033555)

Booking essential on Eventbrite.

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Thursday, 25 April 2024 20:00 - 21:30

Bat Talk and Walk - Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Solihull

Join Warwickshire Wildlife Trust at the Parkridge Visitor Centre in Brueton Park, Solihull, to learn about UK bats and then head out on a guided evening walk around the reserve and Brueton Park with our bat detectors to hopefully see and hear some bats.

Hot drink included.
Organised by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.
Book online

Please be aware the centre is a short walk from the Brueton Park car park.

Price £12.00 per person. Ticket price includes a hot drink. For any other questions you may have or drink dietries, please email richard.simpson@wkwt.org.uk 

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Friday, 3 May 2024 20:00 - 21:30

Bat Walk - RSPB Middleton Lakes

Middleton Lakes is a tranquil area of wetlands, meadows, and woodland. Several kilometres of trails are home to a variety of rich habitats where there is always something new to encounter.

Join us for an evening guided walk led by Warwickshire Bat Group. Explore Middleton Lakes as the sun sets and learn all about these unique nocturnal mammals from an expert guide.

Pre-booking is required for attendance.
Older children welcome but must be accompanied by a full paying adult
Upon arrival, please make your way to the Hub which is located next to the RSPB car park
Please bring a torch with you
Please wear weather appropriate clothing
Please note that the nearest toilet is located in the Courtyard at Middleton Hall
This event is not suitable for dogs

Organised by RSPB
Tickets are £7.10 - £13.00. Parking is £4.00 for non RSPB members
Booking essential - click here to book

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Friday, 10 May 2024 20:30 - 22:30

Bat Walk - Anne Hathaway’s Cottage

Take a walk on the wild side as we go on the search for the bats who make their home in the grounds of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and uncover the secrets of creating a bat-friendly environment.

Join your guide from Warwickshire Bats as they take you on a journey into the darkness and illuminate the fascinating world of bats, dispelling the myths and highlighting the important contributions they bring to a habitat.

You’ll also discover the work that has gone into ensuring that the grounds of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage are able to support a thriving bat population, alongside the wider biodiversity efforts that are underway as part of our Sustainable Shakespeare initiative.

Guests are recommended to wear weather-appropriate clothing and footwear as most of the tour will take place outside. Before you set off you can enjoy a warming drink of tea, coffee or hot chocolate from the Pea Shed. Arrival from 20:30 when refreshments will be available to purchase.

Organised by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Tickets are £10 per person.
Booking essential - click here to book

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Friday, 24 May 2024 21:15 - 22:30

Bat Walk - Abbey Fields, Kenilworth

Bat Walk organised by the Friends of Abbey Fields and led by Jon Russ from Warwickshire Bat Group.

For further information see the Friends of Abbey Fields event page or contact events@friendsofabbeyfields.org.uk. Please do not contact the bat group.

Everyone welcome – meet in St Nicholas Car Park, Abbey Fields, Kenilworth

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Wednesday, 17 July 2024 21:15 - 22:45

Bat Walk - RSPB Middleton Lakes

Middleton Lakes is a tranquil area of wetlands, meadows, and woodland. Several kilometres of trails are home to a variety of rich habitats where there is always something new to encounter.

Join us for an evening guided walk led by Warwickshire Bat Group. Explore Middleton Lakes as the sun sets and learn all about these unique nocturnal mammals from an expert guide.

Pre-booking is required for attendance.
Older children welcome but must be accompanied by a full paying adult
Upon arrival, please make your way to the Hub which is located next to the RSPB car park
Please bring a torch with you
Please wear weather appropriate clothing
Please note that the nearest toilet is located in the Courtyard at Middleton Hall
This event is not suitable for dogs

Organised by RSPB
Tickets are £7.10 - £13.00. Parking is £4.00 for non RSPB members
Booking essential click here to book

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Saturday, 14 September 2024 20:00 - 22:00