Daubenton's bat

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Bat Discovery Walk

Discover the amazing bats that call Hilfield home...

Event details


8.30pm - 10.30pm
A static map of Bat Discovery Walk

About the event

Explore this closed nature reserve at night with an expert. 

After a short introduction of bat ecology, take a short walk to find bats along the tree line and hunting over the water, using bat detectors to hear their echolocation.



Suggested donation

This event is free to attend. However, as a registered charity, any donations are greatly appreciated. We suggest a donation of £3 per person for members and £5 for non-members to cover our administration costs.

Suitable for

Families, Beginners

Know before you go


No dogs permitted


Note: this reservoir has steep sides and around 100 steps up to the edge of the reservoir.

Stocker's Lake, Springwell Reedbed and Hilfield Park Reservoir are owned by Affinity Water and managed by HMWT. Affinity Water are working in partnership with the Trust to conserve and enhance their sites for wildlife and so that they are valued, used and enjoyed by their respective local communities.