Take a virtual tour around the beautiful reserve which is teeming with wildlife. The network of habitats includes lakes, woodlands, hedges, grassland and specially-protected areas of inland reedbeds which are the largest of their kind in Southern England. It’s a fascinating place to visit year-round. Follow the paths around the lake to visit the internationally important Thatcham Reedbeds nature reserve or explore some of the nearby woodland. There is large network of footpaths, perfect for family days out or for the more adventurous. A bird hide provides stunning views over the reedbeds. You can collect a key for the bird hide from reception at the Nature Discovery Centre.