Common tern

Common tern © Richard Steel/2020VISION

Hilfield Summer Wildlife Walk

Explore this usually closed-access nature reserve with an expert...

Event details


9.30am - 11.30am
A static map of Hilfield Summer Wildlife Walk

About the event

Join us for a long circular walk around the beautiful Hilfield Reservoir, one of our reserves normally closed to the public. 

Keep your eyes peeled for the nationally rare black-necked grebe, diving common terns, darting migrant hawkers plus many more.

Suitable for anyone with an interest in the great outdoors!



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, Adults

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 the Trust. 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.