Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre

Opening times

The Nature Discovery Centre is open Tuesday - Sunday, 10am-5pm. This includes the café, shop and outside toilets.

Closed on Mondays except for school holidays when the centre is open seven days a week.

The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham is the perfect place for a great day out. Whatever you prefer to do, walk, feed the ducks or play in our adventure playground there's something for everyone. We also have a fantastic cafe serving fresh, homemade food and a gift shop stocking a range of wildlife and nature themed gifts. The centre is situated off Lower Way on the northern side of Thatcham Lake close to Thatcham Reed Beds Local Nature Reserve, and is a partnership between West Berkshire Council, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and English Nature. 

See website for events Free admission.

Who to contact

01635 874 381 01635 874 381
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Where to go

Thatcham Lake Nature Discovery Centre
Muddy Lane
RG19 3FU
Directions to RG19 3FU

Time / Date Details

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Session Information
Closed Mondays


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