Coventry Rocks

Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve

Parks & Walks

Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve is set in 220 acres and features a wide variety of large pools, bird hides, woodland walks and wildflower meadows.

Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve

Relax in the peaceful orchard, climb inside a harvest mouse's nest in Mouse Manor, watch for your favourite birds from one of the hides and explore the education and sensory gardens.

Facilities at Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve:

Visitor centre
The Visitor Centre is a great place to start your visit, and includes a tea room and well-stocked gift shop. If you're a first-time visitor, remember to ask at reception for a map! You can also pick up "spotter sheets" for each season.

The Badger's Kitchen
Enjoy the relaxing charm of the Badger’s Kitchen wildlife windows at Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, while you sip a gorgeously smooth latte and nibble today’s signature bake. Meet family and friends and reconnect in our warm, welcoming and traditional café. Visit this link for menus. Opening times:

  • Weekdays 9:30 – 4pm
  • Weekends 10am – 4pm
  • Last food served 3pm on all days

Toilet facilities are available including baby changing facilities.

Gift Shop
Well-stocked with wildlife books, animal homes, bird seed, bird feeders and an extensive range of gifts and confectionery.

Walking at Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve
The accessible network of paths and boardwalks allow visitors to explore the network of pools, reedbeds and woodlands across the parks and get closer to nature.
Some paths are accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs, such as the Kingfisher Trail, which takes 40 minutes and the Woodpecker Trail, which takes 20 minutes. Please note however the reserve can get muddy and some areas are known to flood.

Dogs at Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve

Guide Dogs only are allowed at Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve

Entrance Fee

  • Adults - £3.50
  • Concessions - £2.50
  • Children (under 4’s free) - £2.00
  • Family (2 adults up to 3 children) - £9.00
  • Free to Wildlife Trust members with a valid membership card.

Park Map

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Opening Hours

Monday09:30 - 16:30
Tuesday09:30 - 16:30
Wednesday09:30 - 16:30
Thursday09:30 - 16:30
Friday09:30 - 16:30
Saturday10:00 - 16:30
Sunday10:00 - 16:30

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