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.

August 
Sat 31st– 09:00-15:00 – £15pp – SPACES AVAILABLE
Summer Wildlife On The East Kent Downs
Explore the beautiful Kent Downland landscape in East Kent close to Lydden. We will look out for farmland birds, Brown Hare, chalk grassland butterflies and wildflowers, and keep our eyes out for dragonflies.

October 
Sat 5th– 10:00-16:00 – £15pp – 2 SPACES LEFT
Autumn Wildlife On The South Downs
Explore the varied coastal downland on top of the Seven Sisters and the chalk downland close to Eastbourne.  Look out for seabirds, raptors, warblers, and farmland birds, as well as butterflies and dragonflies.

Sat 19th– 09:00-15:00 – £15pp – 2 PLACES LEFT
Bird Migration On The East Kent Coast
Kicking off at Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory we will search for migrant birds and, if weather conditions suffice, watch some birds being ringed. We will then move onto Pegwell Bay for wader ID at high tide.  Other sites may also be visited.

Sat 26th– 09:00-15:00 – £15pp – FULLY BOOKED
Bird Migration On The East Kent Coast
Kicking off at Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory we will search for migrant birds and, if weather conditions suffice, watch some birds being ringed. We will then move onto Pegwell Bay for wader ID at high tide.  Other sites may also be visited.

Sun 27th– 09:00-12:30 – £10 – FULLY BOOKED
Bird Migration At Oare Marshes
Enjoy a morning around this superb wetland reserve along the Swale Estuary.  Wade through wader identification, look out for farmland birds, try to locate raptors, and possibly watch seabird migration (dependant on conditions).

November 
Sat 9th– 10:00-17:00 – £15pp – FULLY BOOKED
Winter Birding In North-east Kent: Reculver & The Stour Valley
We will kick the day off at Reculver Towers for some sea-watching and bird migration watching, before heading inland to enjoy reedbed birds at our largest reedbed reserve at Stodmarsh. Enjoy raptors, reedbed specialists and seabirds.

December
Sat 7th– 09:00-16:00 – £15pp – FULLY BOOKED
Best Birdwatching In Rye Bay
Winter birdwatching as you step into East Sussex, exploring Scotney Farm, Camber and Rye Harbour.  Find farmland birds, seabirds, raptors, and wintering wildfowl and waders.  Great birding close to Dungeness.

January 
Sat 4th– 09:00-16:00 – £15pp – SPACES AVAILABLE
Best Birdwatching On The Dungeness Peninsula
A day exploring the best birdwatching locations at Dungeness and on the Romney Marsh away from the RSPB Reserve.  Kicking off at the ‘Point’ we will move inland to explore other wetlands, before finishing at dusk watching raptors.

January 
Sat 11th– 09:00-16:00 – £15pp – FULLY BOOKED
Best Birdwatching On The Dungeness Peninsula
A day exploring the best birdwatching locations at Dungeness and on the Romney Marsh away from the RSPB Reserve.  Kicking off at the ‘Point’ we will move inland to explore other wetlands, before finishing at dusk watching raptors.

Sun 12th– 09:00-12.30 – £10pp – FULLY BOOKED
Dungeness RSPB Reserve
Enjoy a morning birdwatching the Dungeness RSPB Reserve in search of wintering birds.  Arguably the best location to go birdwatching in the winter in South-east England. Look out for wildfowl, raptors, Bittern, Bearded Tit, and more.

All tours can be booked individually or 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 experience.

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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