FAQs

Q: How much does it cost?  
A: £15 per person (min age 6yrs)
     £55 Family of 4 (2 adults & 2 juniors 6-15yrs)
     £150 Exclusive Hide (max 12)

Q: Do I need to book?
A: YES, pre-booking is essential. 

Q: What time should I arrive? 
A: Arrive so that you have time to get ready and leave the car park to start the badger watch at 6:30pm sharp.

Q: What would stop us from seeing badgers?
A: All of the badgers are wild animals and noise levels MUST be kept to extremely low levels (eg a whisper) so as not to scare them away.

Q: Will I always see the badgers? 
A: As long as you are quiet, we are confident that you will see badgers. In fact for the last five years, we had a 100% success rate of seeing badgers.

Q: How long can I stay? 
A: You are welcome to stay for an hour or 2 or until lights out at midnight.

Q: How many wildlife watchers can you accommodate? 
A: We have 2 hides which can hold up to 12 people each. 

Q: What facilities are there? 
A: The hides are flood lit, have reading lights, comfortable seating, viewing windows, and carpeted floors. Toilets are to be found at the car parking area.

Q: Are there places to stay nearby?
A:  See; www.visit-dorset.com/accommodation

Q: Will I see other wildlife?
A: Yes it is a possibility to see foxes, deer & rabbits. 

Q: Do I need to bring special clothing?
A: We recommend you bring a torch (essential for the walk back) sensible clothing, camera or video camera, binoculars. 

Q: How far is it to walk?
A: About a 5 minute walk to the hides. 

Q: When can I book?
A: Booking is essential, please contact us for dates.