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A Night Safari in Hamsterley

Hunt for the elusive night life of the forest including bats, owls and creepy crawlies of all descriptions. Join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson from Wild North Discovery, on a night time expedition in search of some of the nocturnal inhabitants of the forest. In particular, we’ll use a detector to help locate some of the bats that live in and around the forest.

Booking is essential through Wild North Discovery: Tel 01388 529154 or


Event details

When is the event?

Saturday 25 August 2018

What time is it on?

9:00pm until 10:30pm

Who is this for?

8+ accompanied by an adult (Maximum of four children per adult)

How much?

5 per person

Where to meet?

Hamsterley Visitor Centre

What to wear?

Dress for the weather, strong footwear, midge repellent and a head torch or small hand torch.

Do I need to book?

Booking is essential through Wild North Discovery (see above)

Dogs Allowed:



OS Grid ref: NZ092312
Postcode: DL13 3NL

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