Nightingales at dusk - RSPB Highnam Woods nature reserve

Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 28 May

7.30 pm till sundown (9.30 pm approximately)

Price: RSPB members £4; non-members £5; Children £2. (Please pay on the day at the start of the event.)

Booking essential

Join us as we seek the elusive songster of the woods – the nightingale.

Highnam Woods is special place in spring as nightingales return from African wintering grounds to breed and raise their young. The males sing to attract a mate, so can only be heard for a few weeks, but they can sing through the night, so listening for them as the sun sets adds to the experience.

Paths can be muddy, please bring suitable footwear.

Note: finish time is approximate - it depends on sundown.

Meet at: RSPB Highnam Woods car park. GL2 8AA. (Car park gates will be open 15 minutes before the event starts.)


RSPB Highnam Woods nature reserve is off the A40 near Churcham

Full list of dates

  • Tuesday 30 April 2019
  • Friday 3 May 2019
  • Wednesday 15 May 2019
  • Thursday 23 May 2019
  • Tuesday 28 May 2019

Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 51.86909, -2.32386 (Google Maps)
  • Postcode: GL2 8AA
  • County: Gloucestershire

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