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Reptile Survey Walk

Join us for a unique opportunity to join a reptile survey and learn more about all 6 native reptile species, including Sand Lizards and Smooth Snakes!

Arne is one of the few places in the UK where all 6 native reptile species can be found and the survey will visit some of the more sensitive areas of the reserve.

An amazing, exclusive opportunity to learn about our reptiles with the chance to see some of our rarest and most elusive species.

Spaces are Limited.

Due to the legal status of our reptile species all these surveys are carried out under licence and with the minimum of disturbance to the animals. Commercial photography is not allowed, however there may be opportunities for personal photographs as long as no additional or unnecessary disturbance is caused to the animals.

Due to the nature of wildlife, we cannot guarantee you will see these species at the event.

Data Notice


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.

Data Protection

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.

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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