Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
We do not recommend our walks for children under 6 years old as they last for more than two hours.
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. Bring your own binoculars and camera if you have them. You may wish to carry a drink and/or snack. A breakfast bap and drink is included after the walk.
Do you cater for special dietary needs?
Yes, our catering team can cater for any special dietary requirements. Please note these on the booking form, then let the catering team know when you return for breakfast.
Can I stay on the reserve after the walk?
Yes, Arne is open from dawn to dusk, so make the most of the early start and take your time exploring at your leisure after the walk. The shop and reception will not open until 9 am, and the cafe re-opens at 10 am. Non-members who decide to stay are asked to pay the reserve entry fee (or join the RSPB) when the reception 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.