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image for Countryside Events item typeBig Wild Sleepout at RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Countryside Events, from 28 Jul 2018, £12.50-£30

RSPB Conwy

RSPB Conwy


Grab this fantastic opportunity to spend a night on a nature reserve! We'll bring the wildlife and lots of amazing adventures, you just need your tent and a bit of food!

We'll start early on Saturday evening, pitching our tents, and give everyone a chance to eat dinner. There'll be lots of wildlife challenges for you to try, and as it goes dark we will visit a moth trap in action, go on a late evening bat wander with bat detectors, and meet the astronomers so that you can look through their incredible telescopes. Before bed we'll break open the marshmallows to toast on the campfire. Who knows what wildlife we'll discover on the reserve?

After your night under canvas, we'll head off for an early morning bird walk and see what moths were caught overnight as we release them. After breakfast we will see how you did in the wildlife challenges that we set! Then it will be time to break camp and pack up after your night of wildlife adventure.

A great cooked breakfast can be purchased in the Coffee Shop on the Sunday morning.

Booking essential. For credit card bookings, please phone the reserve on 01492 581025 or you can book at the Visitor Centre, paying by card, cash or cheque. Please note that bookings cannot be made by email (as we do not have internet payment facilities) and that cancellations made less than 48 hours before the event are not refundable.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

The nature reserve is perfect for families who want to explore the outdoors, with regular events, a playspace and self-guided activities. It is equally good for anyone looking to discover nature, with a variety of native wildlife throughout the year.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Jul 2018 18:00
Sat 4 - Sun 5 Aug 2018 18:00
Event to finish at 11:00 on the Sunday.


Price: Adult RSPB members £23, non-members £30. Child RSPB members £12.50, non-members £16.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 21 Jul - Sun 2 Sep Bryn the Blackbird Trail
Sat 21 Jul - Sun 2 Sep Fairies and Dragons Quiz Trail
Wed 25 Jul Conwy Farmers Market
Fri 27 Jul 'ArtlySparklyDesigns'
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Jul Big Wild Sleepout
Wed 1 Aug Wild Wednesday - Buzzy Bees, Beautiful Butterflies



01492 581025


Llandudno Junction,
LL31 9XZ



Plan route to RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 795773  Lat: 53.27961 Long: -3.80736

Access from the A55 expressway. Leave the A55 at the exit signed Deganwy (J18): the reserve entrance is on the roundabout above the expressway.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Llandudno Junction station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

The nature reserve is perfect for families who want to explore the outdoors, with regular events, a playspace and self-guided activities. It is equally good for anyone looking to discover nature, with a variety of native wildlife throughout the year.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesService dogs are NOT allowed:
  • nature reserve - disturbance to breeding wildlife

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children