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Wildlife & Nature Event, from 30 Sep 2017, £3-£5

abberton visitors centre by Mark Draper

abberton visitors centre by Mark Draper


Join Essex Wildlife Trust and North Essex Astronomical Society to look at the night sky through large telescopes at Abberton Reservoir.
NEAS members give talks throughout the evening.
Booking essential please call 01206 738172 to book your place or to find out more information.
The event will run whatever the weather, however if it is cloudy limited views from the scopes will be available. 
Bacon rolls will be available for purchase on the night so why not come and have some tea with us.
Wheelchair users please contact centre prior to your visit.

Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 30 Sep 2017 19:30 to 22:30
Sat 21 Oct 2017 18:30 to 21:30
please turn up anytime between these times, but allow yourself enough time to join in with activities and to look through scopes.


Requested donation £5.00 per adult £3.00 per child

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 19 Aug Nature in Lino Cutting
Mon 21 Aug Go Wild
Mon 21 Aug Space Explorers
Tue 22 Aug Brambly Hedge Adventurers
Wed 23 Aug Abberton Adventurers
Thu 24 Aug Bug hunting


Abberton Reservoir Visitors Centre Team

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
  • Disabled accessDisabled access