Yesterday we took a chilly visit to @rspb_love_nature in Pulborough West Sussex
If you fancy sharing the love of birds and nature in an amazing natural environment, then this is a great place to visit.
Wander the heathland paths, with easily signposted trails and lots of information to read on your way. We loved the hand drawn wildlife discs! 🦉🦋🐛🐝🐞🕷️🦗 We even saw some kestrels mating on this route!
After the heath we headed down to the wetlands, stopping at the wild bird feeding station, where all sorts of garden birds were having a feast 🐦 past the bug hotel and log piles, stopping at the stone courtyard where we saw evidence from the barn owl, but alas we didn’t catch a glimpse of the voles! There were plenty of squirrels hanging out though.
There are several bird hides to check out the wetland habitat 📷🔍 Binoculars are handy if you have some. We spied some shell ducks, wigeon, buzzards, a peregrine, a hen harrier, pintails, teal and various other birds.
There’s a lovely shop and cafe next to a play area and toilet facilities. It looks great for school visits too, with their education and pond dipping areas. @rspb_learning_schools
Really reasonable entry prices and parking (£3 per vehicle per visit).
Paths down to the wetland area are fine for sturdy buggies, but you’d probably need to sling to walk with a baby around the heathland, which is muddier and hilly 🌿