The canal bridge is temporarily closed - restricted access and opening times apply - please refer to our News item NEWS for further details.


Plan your visit

The Reserve is open to members of the public every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and most Bank Holidays as follows:

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Habitats & Species

The lagoon is home to little grebe and tufted duck throughout the year. Oystercatchers, lapwings and common terns have bred on the islands. In winter wigeon, pochard, teal and goosander may be present.

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Visitor Center

The Visitor Centre is open every Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and most Bank Holidays and provides a warm welcome for all our visitors.

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Fun for kids

Get colouring! Click on any of the pictures to download them and colour them in.

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Educational Opportunities

Why not use this wonderful local resource to extend your children’s knowledge and put their classroom learning into a real context.

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Rodley Nature Reserve in pictures.

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