Covid-19 information

COVID-19 Update

Up-to-date information on the Trust's response to the current situation 

Surrey Wildlife Trust are constantly reviewing the guidance about Covid-19 and taking the necessary steps to protect the health and safety of members of the public and our volunteers and staff. We will keep this page updated with the latest news about the measures we are taking to keep people safe and how these may affect you when visiting and contacting us.

Please bear with us at this time. Many staff will be working from home and need to adapt their working routines to abide by the latest government guidance. Please note that this information is subject to change.


Surrey County Council reserve car parks closed

In light of the coronavirus and the critical need to prevent the spread of the virus, SCC will be closing their countryside car parks from Tuesday 24 March to support social distancing.

SCC will be monitoring the situation and UK Government advice and guidance, and will reopen the car parks as soon as they are able.  Please reconsider any plans you have to travel to a reserve by car and follow the latest government guidelines on social distancing and exercising outdoors.  

Further details

For any queries regarding closures, please contact the SCC Contact Centre direct on 03456 009 009 or email:


Events, courses & volunteering

In light of the latest government advice, we are unfortunately cancelling all of our events, school visits, educational activities and volunteering until 30th June. Our education centres will also be closed during this time. Whilst we know this is very disappointing, the safety of our staff, volunteers and the public is our top priority. We hope to resume normal service as soon as it is appropriate.

Can I still register to become a volunteer?

Yes, please use the form on our website and we will process your application once we are back to normal service. However, at this point, we do not know when we can restart our volunteering activity, so you may not hear back from us for a while.

Can I still book a school trip?

Yes you can! Nower Wood and Bay Pond Education centres are closed until the 30th June, BUT we are currently taking bookings for dates from 1 July onwards. Please email us at or call 07891 514574

Can I still book an adult learning course?

Yes you can! All of our courses from 1 July onwards are currently available to book online, any specific queries can be sent to

Can I still book Forest School and Teacher training courses?

Yes you can! All of our courses from 1 July onwards are currently available to book online, any specific queries can be sent to or call 01483 663300 to leave a voicemail message.


Membership enquiries

If you have an enquiry about your membership, please email us on or call 01483 795445.


Site issues and livestock emergencies

Please call 01483 910087 or email for reserve issues
Please call our emergency grazing number on 07817 769672 in emergencies only


Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.