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Explore the events calendar below to see what's on throughout the Festival of National Nature Reserves.

From wildlife walks to bio-blitzes, arts and crafts to history and heritage, an introduction to yoga or an introduction to scything… the Festival of National Nature Reserves has so many things for you to do, to discover, and to get closer to nature!


Whether it’s bird watching, forest bathing, pond dipping or fossil hunting – why not try something new this summer?

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Don't forget to come back again soon as more events will be added throughout the Festival period!

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Find a National Nature Reserve near you

Looking to find a National Nature Reserve near to you? Look no further with our Magic Map!

Discover more about NNRs

Return to the Festival homepage to explore and discover more about England's National Nature Reserves, our most important places for nature



Get in touch

For more information about individual events please use the calendar to select an event

For general enquiries you can contact the NNR Festival Team at


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