Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Nature Tots sessions are for pre-school children from 2.5 to 5 years old. All children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times, throughout the session.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
See our website for train, bus, bike, and road options.
Our carpark is located on the right at the beginning of Arne village.
Arne Nature Reserve, Dorset - The RSPB
What can I bring into the event?
We recommend suitable outdoor clothing for the weather conditions as we will be outside throughout the session – waterproofs and wellies or sunhats depending on the season. Apply suncream and insect repellent prior to the event if you require it. You are welcome to visit the on-site café after the session. No dogs, except registered assistance dogs please.
Do you cater for special dietary needs?
Refreshments in the form of a carton of apple or orange juice are included for participating children. Please advise the leaders if your children have any dietary requirements – you are welcome to read the ingredients on the packaging.
Yes, our on-site cafe catering team can cater for any special dietary requirements – please advise them when ordering.
Can I stay on the reserve after the session?
Yes, Arne is open from dawn to dusk, so make the most of day and take your time exploring at your leisure after the event. The Welcome Area opens at 9.30am, the shop and cafe open at 10am. The non-members parking exemption only lasts for the duration of the event. Non-members who decide to stay are asked to pay for parking (or join the RSPB) when the Welcome Area opens.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Email email@example.com. All bookings must be made online.
What's the refund policy?
If we cancel an event for any reason, you will receive a full refund. Should you need to cancel, then you receive a full refund up to three days before the event, after which no refund is available. Cancellations must be made using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Please bring proof of your ticket or email confirmation with you. RSPB members should bring their membership cards with them please.