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Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre

The Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre is the gateway to the green flag award winning Stour Valley Nature Reserve.

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Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre

Our Visitor Centre nestled on the beautiful Stour Valley Nature Reserve is open from 10am – 4pm.

The wildlife garden surrounds the Visitor Centre with beautiful flowers, grasses and a small pond. The Visitor Centre is supported by Rangers and volunteers and hosts a variety of activities for all ages from Nature Tots for the young ones to guided walks. A cafe serving tea, coffee, cake and ice cream is open daily (during winter months we are closed on Mondays).

If you’re interested in volunteering at the Visitor Centre please pop into the Centre or give us a call on 01202 451548.

Sponsor a Brick 

Whether you want to celebrate an occasion, remember a loved one or simply support our Visitor Centre you can sponsor a brick which will form pathways around our wildlife garden. Single bricks are £60 and double bricks are £100. Simply fill out this form and either:

  • Pop it in the post with a cheque to ‘The Parks Foundation’
  • Come into Kingfisher Barn and pay by card or cash
  • Email the form to info@parksfoundation.org.uk and click the ‘Donate’ button to pay online for your brick.

Full details are on the form.

Please note: we block purchase engraved bricks so there may be a delay from purchase to the brick being laid. This will be a minimum of four – six weeks due to engraving times, so please purchase well in advance if you’d like a brick for a certain date.

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