Holiday Hours

Our Nature Discovery Centre's opening days and hours over the holiday period.

UPDATE 23/12Due to changes in governmental guidance and restrictions, our COVID-19 statement has been updated. Please ensure you are following Tier guidance before visiting, stay local, and read our latest statement on COVID-19

Al of our Nature Discovery Centres will be closed on the following days: Friday 25 December & Saturday 26 December. Bedfords, Thameside & Ingrebourne will be closed until the New Year.

Please see below for a full list of the opening days and times for each Nature Discovery Centre between Thursday 24 December - Monday 4 January. Please stay very local this holiday season.

Opening days and times:

Abberton Reservoir Nature Discovery Park

Thursday 24 December: Open 9.30am-2pm

Closed Friday 25, Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 December

Monday 28 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Tuesday 29 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Wednesday 30 December: Closed

Thursday 31 December: Open 9am-3pm

Friday 1 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Saturday 2 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Sunday 3 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Monday 4 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Bedfords Park Nature Discovery Centre

Bedfords Park Nature Discovery Centre is now closed until further notice. The Trust will be reviewing this on Saturday 2 January.

 

Belfairs Park Nature Discovery Centre

Thursday 24 December: Open 9.30am-2pm

Closed Friday 25 & Saturday 26 December

Sunday 27 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Monday 28 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Tuesday 29 December: Closed

Wednesday 30 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Thursday 31 December: Open 9am-3pm

Friday 1 January: Open 9am-4pm

Saturday 2 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Sunday 3 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Monday 4 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Fingringhoe Wick Nature Discovery Park

Thursday 24 December: Open 9.30am-2pm

Closed Friday 25, Saturday 26 December & Sunday 27 December

Monday 28 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Tuesday 29 December: Closed

Wednesday 30 December: Closed

Thursday 31 December: Open 9.30am-3pm

Friday 1 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Saturday 2 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Sunday 3 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Monday 4 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Hanningfield Reservoir Nature Discovery Park

Thursday 24 December: Open 9.30am-2pm

Closed Friday 25 & Saturday 26 December

Sunday 27 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Monday 28 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Tuesday 29 December: Closed

Wednesday 30 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Thursday 31 December: Open 9am-3pm

Friday 1 January: Open 9am-4pm

Saturday 2 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Sunday 3 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Monday 4 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Ingrebourne valley Nature Discovery Centre

Tuesday 22 December: Closed

Wednesday 23 December: Closed

Thursday 24 December: Closed

Closed Friday 25 & Saturday 26 December

Sunday 27 December: Closed

Monday 28 December: Closed

Tuesday 29 December: Closed

Wednesday 30 December: Closed

Thursday 31 December: Closed

Friday 1 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Saturday 2 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Sunday 3 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Monday 4 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

The Naze Nature Discovery Centre

Thursday 24 December: Open 9.30am-2pm

Closed Friday 25, Saturday 26 December & Sunday 27 December

Monday 28 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Tuesday 29 December: Closed

Wednesday 30 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Thursday 31 December: Open 9am-3pm

Friday 1 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Saturday 2 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Sunday 3 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Monday 4 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Thorndon Nature Discovery Centre

Thursday 24 December: Open 9.30am-2pm

Closed Friday 25 & Saturday 26 December

Sunday 27 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Monday 28 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Tuesday 29 December: Closed

Wednesday 30 December: Open 9.30am-4pm

Thursday 31 December: Open 9am-3pm

Friday 1 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Saturday 2 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Sunday 3 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Monday 4 January: Open 9.30am-4pm

Thameside Nature Discovery Park

Thameside Nature Discovery Centre is now closed until further notice. The Trust will be reviewing this on Saturday 2 January. The nature reserve remains open, 9am-4pm daily.