Opening times & Site Rules

The Nature Reserve :  Open Everyday        

                                     Summer  9am-5pm

                                     Winter     9am-4pm                                                                             

 (Access is available for members anytime during daylight hours.)

The Watchtree Wheelers (cycle hire):  Wednesday to Sunday only.

        £3 for members, £8 for non members.

For more information on everything to do with The Watchtree Wheelers click here.


 All VISITORS ARE REQUESTED TO SIGN IN/OUT  AND RETURN TO THE CENTRE 15 mins BEFORE CLOSING.

  • All dogs to be on leads at all times
    • many of our regular visitors fear dogs, such as young children and vulnerable adults. We also have sheep grazing on the reserve and many wild animals such as deer and foxes.
  • No dog fouling on site
    • there are several dog waste bins around the reserve.
  • No smoking on the reserve
    • there is a cigarette bin available in the carpark

All persons who now become Members will automatically be provided with all the necessary ‘Out of hours’ access arrangements including many other benefits associated with Membership.

To become a Member contact a member of staff on 01228 712539 or alternately click on the ‘Join Today’ button at the top of the page.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Out of hours access privileges (daylight hours)
  • Reduced cycle hire charges for Watchtree Wheelers
  • Reduced admission charges for many Watchtree events including talks and events
  • 15% discount at Cotswold Outdoors (and affiliated stores)
  • Free Newsletter
  • Voting opportunities at the AGM