Telescope and Binocular Open Day

Saturday 23 February to Saturday 26 October

10 am-3 pm

Price: Free

**Important Info: the optics event scheduled for this Sat 27 April may subject to cancelation due to weather warnings currently in place – please check the RSPB Ham Wall Facebook page before travelling, here.**

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! 

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-3 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, 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

The optics demonstration day will be held in Ham Wall Mini Marshes, near 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 2019 Dates **

  • 23 Feb
  • 30 Mar
  • 27 Apr
  • 25 May
  • 22 June
  • 20 Jul
  • 31 Aug
  • 28 Sept
  • 26 Oct
  • 30 Nov *CANCELLED*
  • 28 Dec *CANCELLED*


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

Full list of dates

  • Saturday 23 February 2019
  • Saturday 30 March 2019
  • Saturday 27 April 2019
  • Saturday 25 May 2019
  • Saturday 22 June 2019
  • Saturday 20 July 2019
  • Saturday 31 August 2019
  • Saturday 28 September 2019
  • Saturday 26 October 2019

Where is it?

  • Postcode: BA6 9SX
  • County: Somerset

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