ARC staff and/or our project partner Forestry England are at the New Forest Reptile Centre on Wednesdays and Sundays during the school holidays to showcase the amazing reptiles and amphibians and the habitats they live in.

There will be a number of games and activities available to suit different ages, each one designed to educate whilst having fun and enjoying the surroundings. These events are free and there is no need to book, just come over and chat to one of the volunteers.

Dates and times below:

Date Time

Information

Wednesday 27 July 10:00 - 15:00

We will be present at the centre with some fun activities ready to suit various ages each designed to teach you a bit more about the UK's reptiles. Come by and say hello!

Sunday 31 July 10:00 - 15:00

We will be present at the centre with some fun activities ready to suit various ages each designed to teach you a bit more about the UK's reptiles. Come by and say hello!

Wednesday 03 August 10:00 - 15:00

We will be present at the centre with some fun activities ready to suit various ages each designed to teach you a bit more about the UK's reptiles. Come by and say hello!

Sunday 07 August 10:00 - 15:00

We will be present at the centre with some fun activities ready to suit various ages each designed to teach you a bit more about the UK's reptiles. Come by and say hello!

Wednesday 10 August 10:00 - 15:00

We will be present at the centre with some fun activities ready to suit various ages each designed to teach you a bit more about the UK's reptiles. Come by and say hello!

Sunday 14 August 10:00 - 15:00

ARC cannot be at the New Forest Reptile Centre this week. However, it will be open as usual and manned by staff and volunteers from Forestry England.

Wednesday 17 August 10:00 - 15:00

We will be present at the centre with some fun activities ready to suit various ages each designed to teach you a bit more about the UK's reptiles. Come by and say hello!

Sunday 21 August 10:00 - 15:00

We will be present at the centre with some fun activities ready to suit various ages each designed to teach you a bit more about the UK's reptiles. Come by and say hello!

Wednesday 24 August 10:00 - 15:00

We will be present at the centre with some fun activities ready to suit various ages each designed to teach you a bit more about the UK's reptiles. Come by and say hello!

Sunday 27 August 10:00 - 15:00

ARC cannot be at the New Forest Reptile Centre this week. However, it will be open as usual and manned by staff and volunteers from Forestry England.

Wednesday 31 August 10:00 - 15:00

ARC cannot be at the New Forest Reptile Centre this week. However, it will be open as usual and manned by staff and volunteers from Forestry England.


Please note, in the event of staff illness we may not be at the centre. However, the centre will remain open to the public for your enjoyment.

If you are interested in booking a bespoke event (weekday or weekend) at the reptile centre for a group of 6 or more please email [email protected] using the subject line 'New Forest Reptile Centre Activity Day' and indicate the date you would like to book. We will then check our availability and get back to you.

Snakes in the Heather Wild Wednesdays and Sunday Fundays have been made possible by a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant. To find out about other great ways to learn about native reptiles visit the Snakes in the Heather webpage.