Guided evening bat walk

Learn about these fascinating residents of Upton on an evening walk with our friendly bat experts.

  • Booking essential

Enjoy a short bat talk with our guest ecologists before heading out on a guided dusk walk around the grounds on a search for our favourite flying mammals. Use a bat detector to see what species you can find and find out about their habits and habitats.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £10.00
    Bat walk
  • Child £7.00
    Bat walk

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Children are very welcome, see further notes
Meeting point
Meet the guides at Visitor Reception
What to bring and wear
Dress for the weather and wear some sensible walking shoes! If possible please bring a torch or head torch.
If you wish to discuss your access requirements, please contact the property.
This event is aimed at adults and children. The initial talk will begin at 7.30pm, followed by a walk of approximately 1 hour ending around 9.30pm. Gates open from 7pm. There will be a significant amount of walking. Walking will be around the grounds of Upton which includes steps and hills. Attendee's should have moderate levels of fitness. The walk is not suitable for pushchairs. Children are very welcome but please be aware that the event ends at 10pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Contact Info

Box Office
Call 03442491895

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Guided evening bat walk

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Learn about these fascinating residents of Upton on an evening walk with our friendly bat experts.