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Night Wildlife Walk with Supper

Our highly anticipated Nightjar Walks are back!

Experience RSPB Arne at night with this exclusive opportunity to see and listen for the iconic ‘churring’ Nightjar. These mysterious and unusual heathland birds, known in folklore as ‘goat suckers’ and ‘corpse fowl’, have sparked the imagination of people for centuries.

We’ll also be on the lookout for other nocturnal wildlife such as deer, foxes, badgers, and the many species of bat that roost and forage on the reserve.

The event will start with dinner in the RSPB Arne Café, followed by a 2-hour guided walk across the reserve. The walk may last longer, and end time may vary, depending on the wildlife on the night.

*Dinner is included in the ticket price.

Please let us know of any dietary requirements during the booking process.

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When booking please provide a valid phone number and e-mail as your booking confirmation will be sent via e-mail. We need a valid phone number (landline and mobile) in case we need to get hold of you urgently to update you with changes/cancellation. Thank you for your co-operation.

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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. For full terms and conditions click here: Microsoft Word - Events Terms and Conditions (


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Older children allowed.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event? See our website for train, bus, bike, and road options.

What can I bring into the event? We recommend suitable outdoor clothing.  You may wish to carry a drink and/or snack. No dogs, except registered assistance dogs please.

Do you cater for special dietary needs? Yes, if attendees let us know prior to event.

Can I stay on the reserve after the walk? Yes, Arne is open from Dawn to Dusk but you’ll need to pay for entry into the reserve if you stay on beyond the time of the event. So why not make the most of the early start and take your time exploring at your leisure after the walk.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions? Email 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

When will we cancel an event? Many of our events will still go ahead in wet weather. If any events are cancelled, we will contact you via the email address used when booking onto the event. If you have not received an email from us, the event is still going ahead.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No - Please bring proof of your ticket or email confirmation with you. RSPB members should bring their membership cards with them please.  

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