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For a family day out with a difference, don’t miss the great selection of events taking place at our reservoirs. Search now with our handy calendar.

Events at our visitor sites

Throughout the year we offer a great selection of events at our reservoirs. If you are looking for a day out with a difference, then why not see what our reservoirs have to offer?  From organised walks to fun family events, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Use our calender to search the current events on offer.

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Animal Antics Trail
From 02 Jul 2019 to 31 Aug 2019

Carsington water

Follow the map & take rubbings to learn more about Carsington Water’s brilliant wildlife. Pick up a pack from the Visitor Centre reception (£1 per trail pack). Every day 10am-5pm

Wildlife Centre Volunteers
Every Tuesday & Sunday 10am – 3pm from 02 Jul 2019 to 30 Jul 2019

Carsington water

Our volunteers are on hand with binoculars & telescopes to help you discover Carsington Water’s wildlife. Drop in any time or for more information contact the Visitor Centre reception.

Bird Watching for Beginners
From 04 Aug 2019 to 04 Aug 2019

Carsington water

Take a leisurely stroll to learn more about Carsington’s birds & where to spot them. Book a place at the Visitor Centre reception or call 03306 780 701

Plant Hunters Fair
From 10 Aug 2019 to 10 Aug 2019

Carsington water

A wide variety of plants/flowers/shrubs to purchase. 10am to 4pm, drop in anytime.

Hen Harrier Event
From 11 Aug 2019 to 11 Aug 2019

Carsington water

Jammed packed day with lots of information about wildlife

Severn Trent Education Buses
From 14 Aug 2019 to 15 Aug 2019

Carsington water

Find out more about what we do to provide water and how we ensure that it’s clean and safe. Drop by between 9am and 2pm.

Rescue Day
From 01 Sep 2019 to 01 Sep 2019

Carsington water

Join us to find out more about the amazing rescue servicers. Air Ambulance, police, mountain rescue, and local fire service. Free event drop by from 10am -4pm.

Bird Watching for Beginners
From 01 Sep 2019 to 01 Sep 2019

Carsington water

Take a leisurely stroll to learn more about Carsington’s birds & where to spot them. Book a place at the Visitor Centre reception or call 03306 780 701

Water Aid Ride
From 07 Sep 2019 to 07 Sep 2019

Carsington water

A cycle in aid of Water Aid- see to wateraid.org.uk, search ST Cycle Challenge

Family Forest School
From 01 Sep 2019 to 01 Sep 2019

Carsington water

Come and join Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on their monthly Family Forest School sessions in the woods at Millfields. Activities vary monthly but may typically include den building, woodland crafts using tools, fire lighting or art activities. Booking is essential. To book a place contact the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on 01773 881188. £4 per child, £2 per adult. 10:30-12:00 (any age) 13:30 - 15:00 (7+).

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