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Spurn Bird Tour (20 October)

Location:
An exclusive birding experience across Kilnsea Wetlands and Spurn peninsula with a specialist guide.

Event details

Meeting point

Spurn Discovery Centre

Date

Time
9:00am - 5:00pm
A static map of Spurn Bird Tour (20 October)

About the event

To keep our visitors and staff safe during the pandemic, we have made some changes to the tour - please see details below. 

Taking place under the big skies and ever-changing landscape of Spurn, explore and discover the diverse wildlife that call this breath-taking place home with our Bespoke Birding tours.

Join our birding expert Adam on an exclusive tour of Spurn National Nature Reserve and nearby Kilnsea Wetlands on foot and aboard our Spurn Safari vehicle (an ex-army Unimog). Our Bespoke Birding tours are the perfect introduction to birding – especially as we enter the migration season. No expert knowledge required!

Our tours are limited to six people per tour to allow us to tailor the experience to your needs and interests.

Features of the tour:

Friendly welcome and drinks on arrival at the Spurn Discovery Centre

Fabulous lunch in the Discovery Centre café with fantastic views of the Humber and Spurn

Fully guided wildlife walk around Kilnsea Wetlands and Spurn National Nature Reserve

Visit to Spurn Lighthouse with fantastic views of the Humber and North Sea

Return trip aboard the Spurn Safari vehicle to the tip of Spurn Point

Free use of binoculars and 15% off any Opticron optic purchases through Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Booking

Phone number

01904 659570

Price

£75 per person

Additional booking information

Please let us know in advance any dietary requirements.
Covid-19 Secure measures:
Booking: Please book in advance using our online booking system.
Social distancing: Depending on the size of your group, other people may join you on your tour (maximum of six people per tour). Please stay in your own social bubble at all times and consider other guests by remaining 1 metre+ apart. The seats on the Spurn Safari vehicle are numbered and we will allocate you your own seat for the duration of the tour.
Hygiene: Enhanced cleaning is in place and the tour vehicle is cleaned before each trip. Hand gel is available to use on entry and exit from the vehicle. Guests are asked to remain in their seats at all times while the vehicle is moving.
Face coverings: All guests over 11 years of age must wear a face covering (unless medically exempt), while on the Spurn Safari vehicle or in the lighthouse.
Track and Trace: The details you provided at the time of booking will be used if we need to contact you regarding the track and trace system. We ask guests to notify the Spurn Discovery Centre if they present any symptoms within seven days after their tour.
Signs of any symptoms: If you, or members of your party, present any Covid-19 symptoms please do not visit the reserve or participate in the tour. Please contact us to reschedule.

Suitable for

Adults

Know before you go

Dogs

No dogs permitted
Dogs are not allowed south of the gate at Spurn.

Mobility

There is some walking over sandy terrain but we can adjust the tour to your requirements.

Wheelchair access

Yes

Hearing loop

No

What to bring

What to bring:

  • All guests over 11 years of age must wear a face covering (unless medically exempt), whilst in the vehicle and in the lighthouse.
  • Wrap up warm! Dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear.

You should have a good head for heights to go up the lighthouse.

Parking information

Free for Trust members. £5 for non-members.

Bicycle parking

Yes

Facilities

Toilets
Shop
Cafe/refreshments
Picnic area
Disabled toilet
Baby changing facilities
Electric car charging point

Contact us

Admin
Contact number: 01904 659570
Contact email: info@ywt.org.uk