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Wren's Nest National Nature Reserve Visitor Information 

Wren's Nest National Nature Reserve
Wrens Hill Road
Dudley
DY1 3SB


The nature reserve is open 24 hours. 

Pre-booking is essential for all guided walks and school visits. 

To book on an event please contact the Wardens using the details at the bottom of this page.

To book a School or group visit please complete the Booking Form and return to us at the contact details below.

Car Parking

The NNR car park is located on Wrens Hill Road. The car park is open between 9.30 am - 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Disabled Access and Facilities

There is one car parking space designated for blue badge holders at the NNR Car Park.

The topography of the site is varied and we would suggest that visitors with specific requirements contact us before you travel to ensure that you have the necessary information. 

The Highlights Walk (Orange on the visitor map) takes visitors to the key features of the NNR,  has recently been upgraded and would be suitable for a mobility scooter or for a wheelchair user with some additional support. The lower path to the Coral Reef and Ripple Beds is flat, however the path to the Seven Sisters Mine does have some steep slopes.

Entrance to the paths are through gates operated by RADAR key during car park opening hours.

Visitor Facilities

Unfortunately, there are no visitor facilities (visitor centre, toilets etc) at Wren's Nest NNR.

 

Group and School Bookings

Groups are welcome to visit the site without the assistance of the Wardens, however it would assist the team to know that you are on site and how many people are in your group. Please complete the Booking Form below and return to email address: ian.beech@dudley.gov.uk

School visits should be booked through the Wardens, by contacting us using the details below.

Contact Details

  • Name The Wardens, Wren's Nest National Nature Reserve
  • Address Directorate of the Urban Environment, c/o Lister Road Depot, Lister Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY2 8JW
  • Telephone 01384 812785
  • Opening Hours Wren's Nest National Nature Reserve is open 24 hours a day, every day. The NNR car park is located on Wrens Hill Road and is open 9.30 am - 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.