Slimbridge is open seven days a week 9.30am – 4.30pm
Staff: Nigel Warren (manager)
Slimbridge has good access from the M5 motorway and there is ample car parking at the reserve.
If you only want to visit the In Focus shop, buy a ticket and you will get a refund when you leave the reserve.
Sales of binoculars and telescopes in Gloucestershire. The leading birding equipment & binocular retailer in Gloucestershire
In Focus’ shop at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire sells a wide range of binoculars and birdwatching equipment from leading manufacturers such as Opticron, Zeiss, Nikon, Swarovski and Hawke as well as our own brand, Delta. We stock binoculars, telescopes, eyepieces, tripods and digiscoping kit as well as accessories.
A chance to try quality telescopes and binoculars before you buy
Our Slimbridge optics shop offers specialist birding equipment demonstrations and excellent viewing facilities – come and try out telescopes and binoculars before you buy. Our staff offer specialist advice about buying scopes and binoculars as well as great after sales service plus all the benefits of their own birdwatching expertise.
Looking for secondhand scopes and bins in Gloucestershire?
We usually have a selection of quality second-user binoculars and scopes in stock and can often offer part-exchange deals on your optics purchase – a great way to obtain even more value for money when buying birdwatching equipment. Drop into our shop at Slimbridge to see what secondhand scopes, binoculars and optical accessories we have in stock. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Reserve at Slimbridge is world famous. Our shop on the Reserve is purpose built and has unrivalled views across the ‘Swan Lagoon’, ideal for testing optics under field conditions.
There’s a full range of optics and accessories to choose from.
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