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Birds for beginners at Minsmere
Minsmere is the perfect place to discover the wonder of birds. Our friendly guides will introduce you to birdwatching, providing tips on choosing the right binoculars or fieldguides, using your binoculars properly, and identifying some of the commoner/easier to spot species.
No previous experience needed. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars or ask at reception about loaning a pair for the day.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
We do not recommend our walks for children under 8 years old as they last for more than two hours
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Minsmere is signposted from the A12 and the village of Westleton (two miles away). On arrival there is a large, free car park, and cycle racks. The nearest train station is Darsham, four miles away. There are toilets in the visitor centre
What can I bring into the event?
We recommend suitable outdoor clothing. Bring your own binoculars and camera if you have them, or hire binoculars from the shop. You may wish to carry a drink and/or snack. The reserve cafe will be open after the walk. No dogs, except registered assistance dogs please
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Email email@example.com or call us on 01728 648281 for further details. All bookings must be made on line
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 by calling us on 01728 648281
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Please bring you ticket or email confirmation with you. RSPB members should bring their membership cards with them please.
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
You can transfer your booking to another event up to one week before the event.
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Please include the names of all people who will be attending when making a booking
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