Telescope and Binocular Open Day

Saturday 27 January to Saturday 15 December

10 am-4 pm

Price: Free

Time for some new optics? Head down to our Ham Wall nature reserve to meet our friendly experts for advice and to try a few optics out! 

**Please note Sat 1 Dec event has been cancelled due to weather. Sat 15 Dec will go ahead as planned. Thanks**

Knowledgeable experts from the RSPB Shop in Darts Farm Exeter will be on site to guide you through our range of binoculars, telescopes, tripods and accessories. Just drop in any time between 10 am-4 pm. We would love to see you! (Cash and card payments accepted)

There will also be a range of seasonal items from the shop available to purchase on the day, such as bird feeders, bird food, cards, wrapping paper, diaries and calendar's. If you would like to know what additional items will be brought, or to request any specific items, please contact the shop directly on: 01392 879438 - ask to chat to Ellie Woolway (Events and Sales Co-Coordinator). 

The optics demonstration day will be held in the Ham Wall Welcome Centre, in the reserve's car park. 

** If you’d like to know a bit more detail about our optics range before attending the event, please contact us at the RSPB Shop at Darts Farm on: 01392 879438. We can let you know exactly what we’ll be bringing along - you can even request specific products for us to bring, which we’ll happily keep reserved for you, so that you are guaranteed to give them a road test on the demo day. **

** All 2018 Dates **

  • Saturday 27 Jan 
  • Saturday 26 Feb 
  • Saturday 31 Mar 
  • Saturday 28 Apr 
  • Saturday 26 May 
  • Saturday 30 June 
  • Saturday 28 July 
  • Saturday 25 Aug 
  • Saturday 29 Sep 
  • Saturday 20 Oct 
  • Saturday 17 Nov 
  • Saturday 1 Dec 
  • Saturday 15 Dec 


Ham Wall nature reserve - new Welcome Centre in the car park (BA6 9SX)

Full list of dates

  • Saturday 27 January 2018
  • Saturday 24 February 2018
  • Friday 30 March 2018
  • Saturday 28 April 2018
  • Saturday 26 May 2018
  • Saturday 30 June 2018
  • Saturday 28 July 2018
  • Saturday 25 August 2018
  • Saturday 29 September 2018
  • Saturday 20 October 2018
  • Saturday 17 November 2018
  • Saturday 15 December 2018

Where is it?

  • Postcode: BA6 9SX
  • County: Somerset

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