Welcome To Oxfordshire Bat Group

We are a group of volunteers who share a passion for bats. The group is a registered charity and proud partner of the Bat Conservation Trust. Our goal is to foster the recording and conservation of bats within Oxfordshire and the wider UK. To that end we aim to increase the appreciation and understanding of all aspects of bats within our community and beyond. To find out more follow the links above..

Registered charity 1099226

Registered address: 27 Hedge Hill Road, East Challow, Wantage. OX12 9SD

PLEASE NOTE: the Oxfordshire Bat Group does not undertake surveys for commercial purposes or to object to planning applications.

Bat Rescue and Care

If you find a grounded bat local volunteers can be contacted between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. on the numbers shown below. Outside those hours please follow the guidance on the Bat Rescue page to keep the bat safe until you can contact someone. Thank you for your help.


Please note these phone numbers are for calls about grounded bats only. If you have a general enquiry please contact us at info@oxfordshirebats.org


Oxford: 07878 265076

Oxford: 07837 264770

Banbury: 07811 333643

Wantage/VWH: 01235 764832

National Helpline: 0345 1300 228