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Wildlife & Nature Event, from 3 Dec 2018

RSPB St Aidan's

RSPB St Aidan's

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Dusk on a cold winter evening is a magical time for wildlife watching. Join us for a guided walk to take in the sights and sounds as the light changes and darkness takes over the park.

We’ll look out for owls, deer and birds flocking together to form roosts. We may be lucky enough to spot a starling murmuration over the reedbed.

This walk is suitable for everyone, but particularly those who would like some company wildlife watching and walking on the reserve in the dark. The walk will last about two hours on good footpaths, sturdy footwear is recommended as well as warm clothing and a torch.

Booking essential, book online through Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/rspb-aire-valley-13775638153

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

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Dates Times
Mon 3 Dec 2018 14:00 to 16:30
Mon 10 Dec 2018 14:00 to 16:30

Prices

Adults £7.50 (£6 RSPB members), children £5 (£4 RSPB members)

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    Address

    St Aidan's,
    LS26 8AL

    Location

    Directions

    See location of RSPB St Aidan's on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 401287  Lat: 53.75316 Long: -1.39312

    By Train:
    The nearest train stations are Woodlesford (3.2 miles), Castleford (3.2 miles) and Garforth (4.3 miles). If you're going to be walking or cycling from the station to St Aidan's, choose Woodlesford station. Turn left out of the station then left onto the main road. When you get to the bridge over the Aire and Calder navigation, cross it, then turn right and walk along the riverbank until you reach St Aidan's. If you're going to take a taxi from the station to St Aidan's, head towards Castleford station as it's easier to get a taxi there.

    By Bus:
    The nearest bus stop is just outside the entrance to St Aidan’s, on Astley Lane. The Number 167 Leeds to Castleford bus stops here and is run by Arriva Yorkshire.

    By Road:
    Reach us from junction 46 of the M1. Follow the A63, signposted Selby and Garforth. At the roundabout, take the fourth left for Wakefield A642, Swillington and Oulton. Follow the A642 for 1.5 miles then turn left on to Astley Lane. St Aidan's is 1.8 miles on the right.

    From Castleford, follow the A656 (Barnsdale Road) north out of the town centre for 1.4 miles. Turn left onto Station Road towards Allerton Bywater and travel 1.2 miles. Turn left onto the Leeds Road (next to the yellow corner shop). St Aidan’s is 0.5 miles along the road on the left.

    Parking: In celebration of St Aidan’s opening, the RSPB is offering free parking for the first week (25 – 31 May) to all visitors. It will be £2.50 thereafter for non-RSPB members (free for members).

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups