Pond dipping

Delve into our ponds and see what creatures are lurking beneath the shimmering surface. Can you find backstroking water boatmen or fearsome dragonfly nymphs?

children pond dipping

We have everything you need to discover weird and wonderful wetland minibeasts, including nets and trays. Next to each pond, you’ll also find a handy identification chart so you can put a name to all the watery creatures you meet.

Dates: Every day in summer holidays
Time: Drop-in from 11am – 12pm or 2pm – 3pm
Cost: Free with admission or membership

Quiet and Calm Pond Dipping

Experience tranquillity with our Quiet and Calm Pond Dipping sessions.

A Sensory-Friendly Wildlife Exploration session designed specifically for those with sensory differences who prefer a serene environment.

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