Bird watching at Fradley Junction

If bird watching is your thing, then this free Birding for Beginners course at Fradley Junction is the event for you.

Event details

15 December 2018

9:00am - 12:00pm

Fradley Junction

Trent & Mersey Canal


Fradley Junction

DE13 7DN

This is a great opportunity to spend a couple of hours by the water spotting all your local birds and identifying each species.

Taking place on 15 Dec, this session is free, starts at 9am and can last up to three hours (weather depending). 

Fradley Junction supports a hive of activity on the canal, and has done over the past two centuries, with Fradley Pool becoming a special haven for wildlife. 

What you might see

  • Kingfishers
  • Greater spotted woodpeckers
  • Grey wagtails
  • Tufted ducks
  • Mallards
  • Moorhens
  • Nuthatches

Each session is free of charge but there is a small fee for car parking and drinks and food can be bought at the nearby café or pub. Those wanting to take part are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars if they have them.

For more information or to book a place please email

Ducks at Fradley