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Friday 01 August 2014

Bat Walk

A dusk-to-dark adventure!

A dusk-to-dark adventure to see these amazing creatures flitting through the shadows.

Join us in the cemetery and embark on a dusk-to-dark adventure in search of these elusive creatures.  Led by a local expert from Avon Bat Group using detection equipment, expertise and a few tricks up their sleeve, you'll visit the best bat-spotting locations in the cemetery as the bats come out to feed at dusk.  Learn about our native bat species, their habitats and how humans can help these unique winged mammals.

Local expert and Bat Guide, Daniel Flew, is a member of Avon Bat Group, a wildlife enthusiast, local Totterdown resident and is also a grave digger for South Gloucestershire council, giving him a unique expertise of Bat hunting in a cemetery.  He says "I have always had a passion for wildlife and spent most of my youth looking under logs and rocks!"

This popular event sells out quickly, so book your place now.

Warm clothing, sensible shoes and a torch are strongly recommended.  Arnos Vale is not a fully accessible site.  This tour route may include some steep slopes, steps and muddy or uneven paths. Find out more about visiting Arnos Vale safely here


Tickets are £8.40pp (plus booking fee)

To reduce our overheads and improve the booking process, we have moved to an on-line booking system for events at Arnos Vale. If you have any problems booking your tickets, please contact us on 0117 971 9117

 Eventbrite - Bat Walk - A dusk-to-dark adventure to see these amazing creatures


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Family & Children

Arnos Vale has a varied and full events programme for this year designed specifically for families and children to attend. Arnos Vale is a great place for families.  From woodland wanders to craft activities, the events programme is full of fun things to do. Seasonal activities and outdoor play can be found during the school holidays, after school and at weekends. Many events sell out in just a few days, please ensure that you book your tickets in good time.

Event Scheduling Summary

Friday 01 August 2014, 08:15pm - 09:45pm


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Event Location

East Lodge
Bath Road
United Kingdom


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