The Nature Reserve gates are open from Dawn until 8pm.

The Natural World Centre Opening Hours

November - February

Monday - Sunday 9:30 - 4:30pm

March - October

Monday - Sunday 9:30am - 4:30pm

Toilet facilities are open from 9:00am - 5:00pm

Whisby Natural World Centre

Whisby Nature Park

Moor Lane

Thorpe on the Hill



01522 688 868

By Car: Use LN6 9BW for sat navs. The A46 passes directly past the Nature Reserve.

We have plenty of on site parking.  Charges do apply between 10:00 and 16:00.

£2.00 All Day during March to October 

£1.00 All Day during November to February 

Season Tickets for parking are available.  Please contact the Centre for prices.

Disabled parking spaces are also available. Parking is free for blue badge holders.

The building is fully accessible with lift access to both floors. There is an accessible toilet and we are wheelchair and buggy friendly.

Upon request we have Mobility scooters and Wheelchairs to hire.

Mobility Scooters £3.50 Per session.  Bookable for 9.30am - 12pm or 1pm - 3:30pm.

Wheelchair £2.00 All Day.

Baby changing facilities are available in all washrooms.

Bicycle sheds £0.50 All Day.

Footpaths around the Nature Reserve are level, the majority are hard surfaced, can be muddy in places; several routes are accessible for wheelchairs.

Dogs must be on a lead and are not permitted in the lakes.

Wifi is available in The Natural World Centre.

If you have any specific access questions or requirements please ask a member of staff and we will endeavour to assist in any way possible. Please contact reception in advance of your visit on 01522 688 868 or email