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Nightjar Walk

Join our Ranger for an evening walk around Dunwich Heath to search for the elusive and mysterious Nightjar.

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Learn more about these unusual birds which visit our heathlands during the summer months. Watch for them as they churr from the trees and fly low across the heath, hunting for moths and other insects.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

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All £12.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Suitable for older children.

Meeting point

Please meet by our Visitor Information Centre.

What to bring and wear

Please dress suitably for the weather conditions on the day. Sturdy footwear is advisable as some paths are uneven. You may wish to bring mosquito repellent, or a net, and binoculars if you have them.

Accessibility

Accessible to all, but please note that this outdoor activity will take place on mixed terrain. An off-road mobility scooter is available to hire, please book this in advance.

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on
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at
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on
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at
20:45 to 22:15
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