Interactive Reserve Map


Opening Times & Rates:

Nature Reserve and Visitors Center – 9am until 5pm everyday

FREE ENTRY – Donations greatly appreciated – donation box in visitors center.

Watchtree Wheelers Cycle hire and training – 9am until 5pm Wednesday to Sunday (closed Monday and Tuesday)

Members Cycle Hire £3 per person, Non Members Cycle Hire £8 per person. Cycle hire includes helmets and is for upto 90 minutes.

12 months membership: Individual £15, Family £25 (upto 6 people), Group £45

Please note: Our starling roost has now dispersed. There are no starlings currently murmurating at the reserve. Hopefully, they will be back in October!

Watchtree Nature Reserve - A Wildlife Haven and Community Asset for all


Helen Skelton and the Countryfile Team visit Watchtree

On Sunday the 5th of February, local beauty spot; Watchtree… read more ›

Christmas Holiday Closing

Please note we will be closed for a short break… read more ›


Saturday 18th March 11:00am

Philip Hindes MBE – Meet & Greet for the NSPCC

Saturday 18th March 7:00pm

Hare Walk

Sunday 26th March 9:30am

Watchtree Trail Run Series sponsored by Jardine Finan 3/12

Sunday 2nd April 9:00am

Bushcraft Skills Day