Big Wild Sleepout - please note this event is now fully booked

Saturday 13 July

Arrive and set up from 5.0 pm - pack camp by approximately 10.0 am on Sunday 14 July.

Price: Costs for camping pitch; RSPB members £22, RSPB Wildlife Explorers £11, adult non-members £24.00, children under 16 £12, under 5’s free.

Booking essential

Come for a night camping under the stars and connect with nature as the nocturnal wildlife comes to life on the reserve. Join in with twilight walks, see what bats are on the wing and check the traps in the morning to see the spectacular moths that may be resting inside.
Search the night skies with the help of the Sandy Astronomical Society and warm up around the fire with marshmallows.  Finally, go off to sleep, perhaps to the sound of tawny owls hooting, or foxes and deer barking around you!

Booking essential - limited pitches available. Maximum 50 attendees. Booking only at Eventbrite,

Arrive and set up from 5.0 pm – pack camp by approximately 10.0 am on Sunday 14 July. Facilities; toilets, wash basins, hot water - remember this is a Wild Sleepout!

All children must be accompanied with an adult. Sorry, no pets. Dogs are not permitted on the reserve or camp.

Fish and chips at campers cost, please order in advance from the menu on Eventbrite by emailing Mark Brandon ( and pay cash at event – or you are welcome to bring your own supper (note no bbq’s) and brekkie of course.
Breakfast - Bacon or veggie bap with unlimited tea and coffee £3 pp.
Please bring plates, mugs, cutlery etc.

Bring a torch and appropriate clothing… and marshmallows for the camp-fire if you like them!


The Lodge Nature Reserve Potton Road Sandy

Where is it?

  • Postcode: SG19 2DL
  • County: Bedfordshire

Contact us

  • Telephone: 01767 693333