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BIRDWATCHING & WILDLIFE TOURS IN THE SOUTH-EAST

Simon’s programme of Birding & Wildlife Tours are designed for you to enjoy and experience the fantastic countryside and its wildlife across the South-east, taking you to different habitats in Kent, Sussex, & Surrey.  Walks will be taken at a leisurely pace ensuring a relaxed and enjoyable day outdoors, allowing time to look at identification details and behaviour.  Tours are self-drive unless otherwise stated, but station pickups can be arranged.

All tours can be booked individually of for groups.  They are available from 2 hours to a full day.  Programmed tours below are limited to 10 people to ensure that everyone has a great learning experience.

NOVEMBER

Sat 17th – Winter Wildlife Of The Stour Valley

10:00-16:00 – £15pp

Enjoy winter birdwatching at this premier wetland site. We will enjoy a variety of wintering birds; ducks, geese, grebes, and hopefully locate Bittern, Kingfisher, & Bearded Tit.

DECEMBER

Sat 8th – Christmas Wildlife At Wakehurst Place

10:00-16:00 – £15pp

Warm your souls with the winter birding delights of Wakehurst Place. Explore the beautiful gardens and walk amongst the magnificent trees in search of woodland birds.

JANUARY

Sat 5th – Mid-Winter Birding At Sevenoaks

10:00-16:00 – £15pp

Enjoy a day exploring the wildlife around Sevenoaks. We will visit the Kent Wildlife Trust Reserve, and possibly an additional site dependant on recent sightings.

FEBRUARY

Sat 9th – Sheppey Winter Wonders

10:00-17:00 – £15pp

Spend a day on the Isle of Sheppey exploring locations to find spectacular winter wildlife. A chance to take a close look at wintering wildfowl & waders, and the best sites for raptors.

MARCH

Sat 9th – Sheppey Raptor Spectacular

10:00-18:30 – £15pp

Spend a day on the Isle of Sheppey exploring locations in search of our magnificent birds of prey. Watch out for owls, harriers, hawks, falcons and buzzards as we enjoy full day out.

APRIL

Sat 6th – Wildlife Of The White Cliff Country

09:30-15:30 – £15pp

A chance to observe Raven, Peregrine, Fulmar, & Black Redstart as they begin the breeding season, and an exciting time for bird migration including Wheatear & Ring Ouzel.

Sat 20th – Early Spring On Ashdown Forest

09:30am-15:30pm – £15pp

Discover woodland & heathland birds on the beautiful Ashdown Forest. Enjoy beautiful birdsong & summer migrants: Tree Pipit, Common Redstart, Woodlark, Cuckoo, and more.

Mon 29th – Leybourne Lakes Spring Birdsong

19:00-21:00 – £7pp

As the day draws to a close, spend some time enjoying the sounds of our resident and migrant birds. The scrubland here holds one of our largest Nightingale populations.

MAY

Sat 18th – Dawn Wildlife Experience At Stodmarsh

4.30am  11.30am – £15pp

Pack a breakfast & enjoy sunrise at our largest reedbed reserve. A chance to hear an abundance of birdsong including ‘booming’ Bittern, & the best time of day for Otter sightings.

JUNE

Sat 1st – The Orchid Garden Of England

9am 5pm – £15pp

Explore the woodlands & meadows of Kent, locating the wonderful mix of orchids in their UK stronghold. We have the potential to find 11 different species in beautiful countryside.

JULY

Sat 13th – Summer Wildlife Around Oare

09:00-15:00 – £15pp

A day around the Swale Estuary enjoying early wader migration amongst other wonderful wildlife, including butterflies & dragonflies.

Fri 19th – Nightjars Of Ashdown Forest

20:30-22:00 – £7pp

Discover the magical creatures of the night! Enjoy a gentle walk around the glorious Ashdown Forest in search of Nightjars, Woodcock, owls and bats.

HOW TO BOOK: Please fill out the form below, and I will be in contact.

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Want a birdwatching daytrip in and around Kent that is custom-made just for you?  We can offer you your perfect tailor-made day’s birdwatching.

Perhaps there are specific locations you’d really like to explore?  Or maybe there are special bird species you’d like to look for?  Would you like a wader ID day to get to grips with confusion species?  Or maybe you’d simply like to take your time and enjoy a leisurely day watching birds with time for a nice lunch too.

A custom birdwatching trip gives us the chance to tailor the day so that it is perfect for you.  Alternatively if you think this is something a loved-one would enjoy, Gift Vouchers can be provided and a date can be arranged later.

Please Contact Me for more information

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