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Diglis Island Worcester

Thursday 6th June

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Thursday 31st October 2024

Diglis Island & Fish Pass Tour – various dates between March and October

view of Diglis weir, fish pass and island from the air

For dates and to book a tour, please visit our booking page here.

We are welcoming visitors to the Diglis fish pass in Worcester! Your visit starts on Diglis lock island in the middle of the River Severn, accessed via crossing the lock gates. Here you will visit the renovated Victorian workshop and find out about the history of this manmade island. We will explain how a rare species of fish – the twaite shad – was impacted when the weirs were built on the River Severn in the 1840’s including Diglis weir and lock island. You will learn how we have restored access to their historic spawning grounds, and improved connectivity for all fish on the river, via building innovative fish passes.

This tour includes a 10 to 15 minute walk along the riverside path to our new Diglis fish pass.   You will have the chance to descend down beneath the surface of the river into our unique underwater viewing gallery and you may be lucky to spot some wild fish swimming through the pass!    

There is a £6:50 ticket fee for visitors aged 18+ years.

Book your tickets via Digi Tickets HERE

If accessibility is a consideration for you, please see our Accessibility Statement HERE.

Details

Date:
Thursday 6th June

Venue

Diglis Island
Diglis Dock Road
Worcester, WR5 3DE
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