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Great News Herons Rest Café reopening 29th March
We are pleased to announce that Herons Rest will re open on Monday 29th March at 10.00 serving a selection of hot and cold drinks and snacks.
We will be operating a door only service and request that you wear a face covering (if appropriate) when requesting your orders.
We have the NHS test and trace process in place and we ask that our patrons either use the QR code provided or complete the paper form provided.
We would ask that all payments are made with cards please.
Please continue to observe current social distancing rules when seated in the picnic areas enjoying your beverages and when walking around the Reserve.
The Reserve will now be open everyday from 10.00 until 17.00 and Herons Rest will close at 16.00. We look forward to welcoming you all back to the Reserve, we have missed you.
The enclosed hides will remain closed until further notice.
Ways to help the Reserve
For more ways to donate to the Reserve please go to the Donate tab.
We are very pleased to advise that we have been awarded a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for 2020. We would like to thank all the visitors who have helped us achieve this.
Current Opening Hours and Safety Measures
JANUARY 2021 LOCKDOWN
The Reserve and toilets will still be open daily from 10.00 – 16.00, the hides will remain closed. Herons Rest Café will unfortunately remain closed for the foreseeable future.
For the safety of all our visitors, a number of measures have been put in place. Read more before you visit.
Warnham Nature Reserve
There is a feeding station which attracts a wide variety of birds, mammals and insects.