Attenborough Nature Centre, Nottinghamshire

Only six miles from the city of Nottingham

 

 

About the place:

Attenborough Nature Centre is an award-winning Visitor and Education facility surrounded by the tranquil waters of the beautiful 226 acre Attenborough Nature Reserve, owned and managed by Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. The cafe is situated upstairs and has views of the lakes and islands and an outside balcony.  A short walk away from the Centre is the well-known Sand Martin Hide from which a colony of up to 150 Sand Martins can be viewed at close quarters.

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Local Wildlife:

  • Common Tern,  Sand MartinGoldeneye, Goosander, Shoveler, Great Crested Grebe, Bittern
  • Water Vole, Otter

Views:

  • Lakes and islands
  • Excellent views from the upstairs cafe and from the balcony, also in the nesting season there is a large screen showing images of nests on the reserve.

Details:

  • Home made cakes and snacks.
  • Lunch features organic, free range and local produce
  • Not licensed
  • Open: All year round 12 to 3 PM
  • Accommodation: No
  • Please note: There is a £2 donation for parking (all day).

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Location: Nottinghamshire, England

  • Attenborough Nature Centre, Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham, NG9 6DY

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