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General Family Animal Event, Fri 6 Sep 2019, £8

ttnp bat talk and walk

ttnp bat talk and walk

Bat Talk and Walk


Mucking Wharf Road,
Stanford le Hope,
SS17 0RN


Join Ella from the Essex Bat Group for some bat chat in the visitor centre - there will also be a special guest appearance by one of their rescue bats!
This will be followed by a walk to Heronry Shaw lake with the bat detectors to identify the types of bats that may be in the area - please bring a torch.
We expect the talk to last about an hour, the transfer to the entrance car park approximately 15 mins and the walk to the lake and back around an hour.
£8 donation per person and booking is essential - please call the visitor centre on 01375 643342 to reserve your place.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 6 Sep 2019 19:00 to 21:30


£8 donation per person booking is essential

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 1 - Thu 22 Aug Thursday Nature Tots
Sat 17 Aug Wildfest
Tue 20 Aug Volcano Making
Wed 21 Aug Fossil Hunt
Thu 22 Aug Dinosaurs & Birds Walk
Sat 24 Aug Crafty Saturdays



Plan route to Thurrock Thameside Nature Park using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 685810  Lat: 51.50326 Long: 0.42683

How to find us:
Thurrock Thameside Nature Park is in south Essex, on the Thames Estuary,in the village of Mucking about five miles east of the M25.
Directions by public transport: Nearest train station is Stanford-le-Hope. Direct trains from London Fenchurch Street take 50 minutes; direct trains from Southend Central take 25 minutes. Stanford-le-Hope is served by buses from both Southend and Grays, please be prepared for approx 2 mile walk to the Nature Park.
Directions by car: Easily accessible from the M25/A13/A128. Turn off the A1013 from the west or A1014 from the east, towards the village of Stanford Le Hope. Follow the signs to the Walton Hall Farm Museum, via Buckingham Hill Road, then left into Waltons Hall Road continue past the museum on your left and take the next right, sign posted, into Mucking Wharf Road. Carry on past the cottages and barns on your right and onto the single-track road up to the Visitors Centre where there is a large car park including disabled parking bays and minibus/coach parking.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Stanford Le Hope station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome