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Hire a guide at Newport Wetlands

Join our enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides for an hour and a half walking round Newport Wetlands national nature reserve, exploring the important habitats and variety of wildlife that lives here. These walks are tailored to your interests and hobbies. Whether you are looking to improve your bird ID skills, learn about the exceptional history of this site, improve your bird call knowledge or have a brilliant photographer help you with your photography skills - we’ve got the guide for you.

If you have a specific interest please email and we will do our best to tailor the event for you.

If our times don’t quite suit your plans, drop us an email and we will be more than happy to arrange a walk at a different time during the day.

These walks are perfect for a family or a group of 4 - 5 people who want to learn whilst enjoying their walk.

Accessibility All paths at Newport are fully accessible. We have mobility equipment free to hire including electric scooters and manual wheelchairs. For more information on accessibility at Newport Wetlands please see Please contact us before booking if you have any questions about the accessibility of the event.  

Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event? The minimum age requirement for this event is … All children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.  

What else is there to do at Newport Wetlands? Our shop is open 10am-4:30pm and the café is open 10am-4pm. You can hire binoculars from our shop and receive the price off a brand-new pair if you buy the same day. We can a car park that is free for RSPB members and £4 per car for non-members for the day.  

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Please bring either printed or electronic proof of your ticket. If you booked as an RSPB member, that member needs to bring their membership card with them.  

What do I need to bring? Dress appropriately for the weather and condition, including sturdy footwear. Please expect some standing about so dress in warm layers as it can be very cold out on the reserve. Wet weather gear should be brought just in case. Insect repellent is recommended Bring your binoculars, scope or camera if you have them to help you get a closer look at the wildlife we might see. You may wish to bring a drink and/or snack.  

Can I bring my dog? No dogs, except registered assistance dogs please.  

How can I contact the organiser with any questions? If you have any unanswered questions, please email us at  

What's the refund policy?  If unforeseen circumstances cause RSPB Newport Wetlands to cancel an event, all ticket holders will be informed, and a full refund will be issued. Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event start date. Refunds are subject to an administration fee. We do not offer refunds for cancellations made within 7 days of the event. For full terms and conditions click here:   IMPORTANT: We respect your privacy and will not sell your personal data to any third party.  Any personal data you provide here is collected and used only for the purposes of booking this event. Your details will only be used by this event's RSPB co-ordinator and will not be shared with anyone else.

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