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Workshop/Course, from 25 Mar 2017

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre


Are you just starting out birdwatching and don't know where to begin, looking to upgrade those old binoculars or thinking about getting your first telescope? Come along to Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre and let our friendly Optics Team help and advise you. Our range of binoculars, telescopes, tripods and accessories is carefully selected for quality, price and value for money and will be on display so you can try before you buy. Mainly Opticron and Hawke. Special offers and secondhand available. All profits go to EWT to support our conservation work around the county.

Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 25 Mar 2017 10:00 to 16:00
Sun 2 Apr 2017 10:00 to 16:00
Sat 22 Apr 2017 10:00 to 16:00
Sun 7 May 2017 10:00 to 16:00
Sat 27 May 2017 10:00 to 16:00
Sun 4 Jun 2017 10:00 to 16:00
Sat 24 Jun 2017 10:00 to 16:00

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 25 Mar Birding day - Can we beat 65 species in a day?
Sat 25 Mar Jazz at Abberton
Sat 25 Mar Optics day
Wed 29 Mar Creepy Crawlies Club
Sat 1 Apr Stargazing
Sun 2 Apr Optics day


Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

01206 738172


Church Road,



See location of Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 962184  Lat: 51.83003 Long: 0.84717

Take the B1026 from Colchester and follow it for about 5 miles to Abberton


  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets