Go bats at the barn

Visit historic Great Coxwell Barn and get up close and personal with these nocturnal creatures with the help of our local bat expert.

  • Booking essential

You'll get the chance to check out some rescued bats of all sizes and breeds, then join our knowledgeable guide on a night-time stroll in a bid to see and identify some of these fascinating night creatures that live around the estate. Families welcome.

Tick off some 50 things challenges at this event, including going on a nature walk at night and tracking wild animals.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £5.00
  • Child £2.50

The basics

Booking details
Call 01793 762209
Suitability
Accompanied children over seven years old only
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Park and meet at Great Barn, Great Coxwell. There is limited parking on the left just inside the gates on gravelled area. Other parking will be in the layby outside of the Barn.
What to bring and wear
Bring a torch. Wear sturdy footwear and appropriate clothing for weather.
Accessibility
Level ground
Other
Weather permitting

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
11 August 2017 20:00 - 21:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Lynda Tuckwell
Email
lynda.tuckwell@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01793 762209

Upcoming events

Second World War Operational Base open afternoon

Sun 09 Jul 2017
14:00-17:00
Descend into darkness and imagine life as a sabateur exploring our secret underground replica bunker on this family-friendly open afternoon. Coleshill Mill will also be open so why not pay a visit and see flour being made? (Dependent on water level)

Coleshill Mill open afternoon

Sun 09 Jul 2017
14:00-17:00
Ever wondered how grain is turned into flour? Visit our restored working mill at Coleshill and find out more... you can also explore our replica Second World War Operational Base which will be open this afternoon.

Second World War walk

Thu 13 Jul 2017
18:00-20:00
Discover Coleshill's hidden Second World War history on this informative autumn walk through village, woods and parkland at the home of the British Resistance.

Big Camp 2017

Sat 15 Jul 2017
14:00-23:45
Come and join us for the Big Camp at Buscot - your one chance a year to camp by the River Thames at Buscot village. Please check our website for booking details in late May.

River ramble

Sat 29 Jul 2017
14:00-15:30
Kids will love this gentle, but probably rather wet, afternoon ramble along the River Cole.

Go bats at the barn

Fri 11 Aug 2017
20:00-21:30
Visit historic Great Coxwell Barn and get up close and personal with these nocturnal creatures with the help of our local bat expert.