National Trust Bat Box | gardenature.co.uk
stourhead bat box | gardenature
bat boxes | gardenature.co.uk
National Trust Bat Box | gardenature.co.uk
stourhead bat box | gardenature
bat boxes | gardenature.co.uk

Stourhead Bat Box

This National Trust Stourhead Bat Box features a rough sawn tapered landing platform, designed for little or no maintenance as a single chamber bat box

The open design of this bat box reduces the need to clean and also allows for easy inspection.

The bat box should be sited 3 - 5 metres high on a tree post or building facing north, south-east or south-west ideally.

  • Rough landing surface with bat access ladder
  • Reduced cleaning requirements, bat droppings fall to the ground
  • Green (water based) painted sides and top,Sturdy durable FSC certified timber 


Bat box siting

Site 2.5 - 5m high on a building, mature trees or vegetation line (trees/tall hedge), or feeding/flight route in partial daytime sun. Face box preferably South to SE, or N (cool). Ideally fit multiple boxes at a time for best results

Bat Box dimensions:

H395mm W180mm L105mm
Weight: 1.12kg

It is illegal to disturb any bat when it is roosting, or to handle a bat without a licence