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Fun for kids

Activities for Children at Rodley Nature Reserve

Family Activity Guide: Currently not available

Pond Dipping 2020: There will be no pond dipping for the remainder of this year.

Mini Beast Hunt: See what you can find in our mini beast “homes” – just lift the lids and see what’s there but mind your fingers when lowering the lid! “Homes” can be found at several points around the Reserve – can you find them and what can you see?

Bird Watching: Binoculars are currently not available for hire due to Covid-19. Hides remain closed at the present time but the open viewing screens have low viewing points suitable for children.

Events for Families:  There are no events in 2020 due to Covid-19.


Get colouring

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

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Come down to the reserve and make some real wildlife sightings!


Eighty One

The number of records of Common Buzzard on the Reserve in 2019. Only a few years ago they were a rare sight in the Leeds area.

One Hundred and Twenty Eight

The number of bird species recorded by visitors in 2019.

One Hundred and Eighty

The number of nesting holes in the Sand Martin Bank in 2019.