Great willowherb by Rebecca Neal

Great willowherb by Rebecca Neal

Cambourne "Wildlife for Beginners" Course

A short informal course of three guided walks focusing on identifying common wildlife around Cambourne Nature Reserve

Event details

Meeting point

Cambourne Nature Reserve car park off School Lane, between Fenbridge and Quidditch Lane


A static map of Cambourne "Wildlife for Beginners" Course

About the event

This series of three guided walks is designed for adult beginners, and led by the Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs and Northants’ Communities and Wildlife Officer, Rebecca Neal. We will stroll around Cambourne Nature Reserve and discuss tips on identifying common wildlife. Each session has a theme, but we will look at whatever wildlife turns up!

This programme is only available as a block of three sessions:

Sat 2nd May               7-9am                        Birds for Beginners

Fri 18th June             12.30-2.30                 Common Invertebrates

Fri 2nd July                12.30-2.30                Common plants





The cost of this programme is covered by our funders and so is FREE to participants

Additional booking information

This programme is delivered in partnership with Comberton Adult Education and they are handling the bookings. Please contact them using the email above.

Suitable for

Adults, Beginners

Know before you go


Guide dogs only


Paths around Cambourne Nature Reserve are mostly flat and accessible. We can adapt the route to suit the group.

Wheelchair access


What to bring

We try not to be put off by the weather! Long sleeves and long trousers are recommended to avoid bites, stings and scratches, as well as sturdy shoes that you don't mind getting muddy.

Parking information

The carpark is public and spaces cannot be guaranteed. Please consider parking at Morrisons nearby

Contact us

Rebecca Neal
Contact number: 07894 599020

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