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  • Imagic IS 16x42 Binoculars - Coming Soon

    Date Added 09/11/2023

    Some people find it hard to keep binoculars with 10x magnification, or more, steady without a tripod or support. By electronically and mechanically cancelling out “shake” caused by the natural rhythm of your body, Imagic IS...

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  • Career Opportunity - Online Channel Marketing Manager

    Date Added 20/10/2023

    Permanent 25-30hrs p/w | Hybrid | +£30K pro rata. As part of our programme to develop and manage relationships with online channel vendors we are looking to add a new member to our Sales & Marketing team. Click here to download a...

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  • My Binos and Me

    Date Added 26/05/2023

    Lisa Wells gives her perspective on spending time in nature after a Lyme disease diagnosis. Nature and me always got along just fine until that long standing mutual agreement expired and bit me in the backside, or more specifically on the...

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  • Looking for Lapwings with Alice Marlow

    Date Added 18/05/2023

    Join Opticron Ambassador Alice Marlow in her search for Lapwings - are they Britain's most underrated bird? Northern Lapwing are a bird dressed to impress. The males fashion a tux-like black and white breast which sweeps up across...

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  • Patch Birding at Borrans Park

    Date Added 20/04/2023

    Spend a (virtual) morning birding with Opticron Ambassador Harry Coghill at Borrans Park. Borrans Park is situated in the Lake District National Park at the head of Lake Windermere, near the town of Ambleside. In the past, it has held a Roman...

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  • Old Ladies and Turnips – An Insight into UK Moths

    Date Added 10/03/2023

    In the March issue of our See Nature newsletter, Ambassador Meg Stone sheds some light on moth trapping and some of the beautiful moth species that can be found in the UK and West Yorkshire in particular. For more information on what wildlife...

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  • Bird Ringing with Izzy Fry

    Date Added 24/02/2023

    In the February issue of our See Nature newsletter, Ambassador Izzy Fry introduced us to one of her favourite conservation activities - bird ringing. Read on to find out more about what bird ringing involves and how it helps wildlife. Hi...

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  • Orca Watch 2022

    Date Added 26/05/2022

    This Saturday 28th May is the start of Orca Watch 2022. Over the following ten days Sea Watch Foundation will aim to collect as much data as possible on the whales, dolphins and porpoises in the coastal waters around North Sunderland and...

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  • World Wildlife Day 2022: Ecosystem Restoration in the UK

    Date Added 03/03/2022

    It’s World Wildlife Day, a day for celebrating the Earth’s biodiversity of life. This year, the theme is “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration”. Earth is in the midst of a biodiversity crisis, the sixth mass...

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  • Win Discovery WP PC Binoculars!

    Date Added 05/11/2021

    The third issue of our email newsletter #SeeNature will be published on Monday 8th November. This subscriber only publication is sent out roughly every six weeks and includes a round up of some of our social media highlights, new product...

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  • Now Available - Imagic IS 10x30 Image Stabilised Monocular

    Date Added 13/10/2021

    The latest addition to our image stabilised product range is the Imagic IS 10x30 monocular. The Imagic IS 10x30 image stabilised monocular offers the unique opportunity to new and existing Opticron owners to enjoy close up views of flora,...

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  • Sign Up For Our #SeeNature Newsletter

    Date Added 28/09/2021

    The second edition of our email newsletter #SeeNature was published on Monday 27th September. This subscriber only publication is sent out roughly every six weeks and includes a round up of some of our social media highlights, new product...

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  • Giveaway: Savanna 8x23

    Date Added 25/01/2021

    We’re giving away FIVE pairs of Savanna 8x23 binoculars! These compact binoculars are perfect for the whole family on daily lockdown walks - or for spotting wildlife from your window. To find out more and enter the competition, head over to...

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  • New Product Guide 20 Available

    Date Added 18/02/2020

    The latest edition of our product guide is now available to download here. It includes information on the new Imagic IS image stabilised binoculars.

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  • Imagic IS Binoculars - Coming Soon

    Date Added 13/08/2019

    Some people find it hard to keep binoculars with 10x magnification, or more, steady without a tripod or support. By electronically and mechanically cancelling out “shake” caused by the natural rhythm of your body, Imagic IS...

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  • Updates To Partnerships & Programmes

    Date Added 24/05/2019

    We've made some updates to our Partnerships & Programmes page to make the main page easier to read on mobile devices. There are now new entries in the Sponsorship and Donations pages for 2018 and 2019 - take a look to see how we've...

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  • New MM4 77 Fieldscopes - Coming Soon

    Date Added 01/03/2019

    MM4 77 Fieldscopes are the latest evolution of the MM concept pioneered and developed by Opticron over the past 25 years to meet the ever growing demand for lightweight, space saving high performance field equipment.  

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  • New MM3 GA Travelscope - More For Less

    Date Added 06/06/2018

    A new level of performance for less money than you may think. The new MM3 GA offers outstanding performance and is the perfect choice for anyone wanting a high quality take-anywhere travelscope. Body prices from only £199. For more...

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  • DBA VHD+ Offers Exceptional Light Transmission

    Date Added 01/05/2018

    “Smaller, Lighter, Brighter, Sharper”, the new DBA VHD+ takes the company’s design maxim to a new level. Improving on the qualities of the outgoing model, the latest VHD+ version of the DBA is appreciably brighter with better...

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  • Latest YWT Visitor Centre Opens At Spurn

    Date Added 19/03/2018

    The new Spurn Discovery Centre opens to the public on 23rd March and there will be a selection of Opticron binoculars and scopes to try & buy in the retail area. Check our Dealer Map for the location of the centre and for optics "try and...

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  • Countryman Series Goes HD+

    Date Added 12/03/2018

    Designed and built to deliver exceptional performance in a lightweight rugged body, the Countryman BGA HD+ are an ideal choice for anyone searching for superior light transmission & cross field definition coupled with great handling. Prices...

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  • Range Topping DBA VHD+ Monocular Arrives

    Date Added 01/03/2018

    Compact, high quality field monoculars for the space and weight conscious, the Opticron DBA VHD+ is designed for the professional & enthusiast looking for an unrivalled combination of performance, comfort and ergonomics. Prices from...

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  • 80mm Model Added To Oregon Observation Range

    Date Added 06/11/2017

    Oregon Observation binoculars are excellent value for money for the first time or occasional user looking for a pair of large objective lens binoculars for long range terrestrial observation and star gazing. This new 80mm model joins the existing...

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  • Workhorse ES 80 Scope Upgraded

    Date Added 14/08/2017

    Designed and manufactured in Japan, the new ES v4 ED fieldscopes deliver best in class performance with even greater accuracy from the new dual speed focuser. The new scope will be on show for the first time at the Birdfair at Rutland Water in both...

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  • New Savanna R PC Now Available

    Date Added 01/08/2017

    Updated with a new PC phase corrected prism unit for brighter, sharper images these 'slimline-compact' roof prism binos feature a dual hinge body giving plenty of room for fingers of all sizes and an IPD of just 52mm. Field of view of...

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  • New Traveller BGA ED Now In Stock

    Date Added 24/03/2017

    Opticron’s latest addition to its Traveller family of binoculars, the Traveller BGA ED is now available in 8×32 and 10×32 formats with prices starting at £309. Smaller, lighter, brighter, sharper: The Opticron Traveller...

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  • Potteric Carr Visitor Centre Shows Optics Success

    Date Added 28/11/2016

    The new visitor centre at Potteric Carr has arrived, been built and opened on time and under budget. It comprises a modular building constructed off site and shipped to Doncaster down the A1 from the North East in 14 pieces, all completed in 11...

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