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Winter spotter sheet

Look out for wildlife as you explore the gardens around Bateman’s.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Experience wintertime by keeping an eye out for wildlife as you explore the garden and landscape around Bateman’s. Keep an eye out for robins, icy ponds, spiderwebs and puddles to splash about in! 18 November – 1 December 2023 and 3 January – 9 February 2024

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for families.

Meeting point

Pick up a spotter sheet from visitor reception.

What to bring and wear

Wear clothing suitable for the weather.

Accessibility

This activity takes place throughout the garden and includes paths with steps, slopes and varying surfaces. Please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/batemans for access information.

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