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The Nature Discovery Centre is a visitor centre on a nature reserve on the outskirts of Thatcham, Berkshire. This fantastic visitor centre is packed full of interactive wildlife and natural history displays. There is a network of footpaths ranging...more
Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:00
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Muddy Lane | Lower Way, Thatcham RG19 3FU, England
All reviews feed the ducks nature discovery older children water birds main lake nice stroll bird life large lake watch the birds cake various activities interesting things nice cafe great place to walk spring and summer play area for kids ideal for families
The Great place to walk your dogs or just exercise by yourself or with family. Discovery Centre has lots of great information about the local area and wildlife as well as a cafe, play area, toilets and car park too.
We have been here on a number of occasions. We love wandering around the lake, seeing the wildlife and then having an ice cream or drink at the end.
Probably around a 45 minute trip but if you have children the centre is really good...More
We visited on a cold but dry day, wrapped up warm, wellies on and had a fantastic day!
We followed the Winter Trail (£1.50 for first child and 50p for each extra child to cover the cost of the prize) the trail started at the...More
We came here for a walk on the weekend before Christmas. It was all grey and cold. However, the area provides a nice walk even if there wasn't that much wildlife to see. The little café had friendly faces delivering freshly made sandwiches and cakes...More
Just a few minutes away from the busy A4, this is a place of relative peace run by BBOWT. We started this visit in the cafe and had a nice sandwich lunch followed by a cake. We took time to look through the displays next...More
Response from Berks Bucks Oxo... W | Property representative |
Dogs are permitted on site. We encourage responsible dog ownership, so to echo previous points please keep your dog under control at all times, and preferably on a lead near the building. Dogs are not permitted in the... More
Dogs are permitted on site. We encourage responsible dog ownership, so to echo previous points please keep your dog under control at all times, and preferably on a lead near the building. Dogs are not permitted in the children's play areas and of course, please pick up after your dog.
The walk around the Discovery Centre itself may take about 20 minutes but if you go further afield around the reedbeds and the canal your walk will be about an hour.
Nature Discovery Centre Manager