Common blue butterfly {Polyommatus icarus}, resting on flowering heather, Arne (RSPB) Nature Reserve, Dorset, UK. September 2011.

Ross Hoddinott/2020VISION

Ever wanted to be a scientist?


Rainworth Heath,

Rufford Colliery lane , Rainworth village, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0HR
Want to find out what lives on our reserves, ever wondered what an Entomologist does?

Event details

Meeting point

Reserve entrance


11am - 2.30pm
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About the event

Join us at Rainworth Nature reserve to come and have ago at surveying for insects bees and butterflies.

This event is organised as part of the Miner2Major landscape partnership project.

Miner2Major is a partnership of local authorities, conservation groups and community organisations who have been working in the Sherwood Forest area for many years. This is the latest phase of long-term efforts, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund to restore, explore and celebrate the Forest.




Additional booking information

Limited spaces available so please book your place.

Suitable for

Families, Adults, Beginners

Know before you go


On a lead


Those with limited mobility please contact the organiser in advance. 

Wheelchair access

Not suitable for wheelchair users

Contact us

Jamie Shortland
Contact number: 01159588242
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