Dormouse nest box Riverside, Nest Boxes & Habitats

A Dormouse nest box, much like a Bird nest box, is intended to be fitted to a tree. The entrance on a Dormouse nest box is at the rear of the box, as opposed to the front. This keeps it safe from predators and protects their species, providing an environment that may not naturally be available due to issues such as farming. You should site the nest box approximately 1.5m above ground on a tree or other suitable structure with the entrance hole facing inwards. 

Each nest box is supplied with steel fixing brackets and screws for easy installation. 

We use solid FSC certified timber in all of our products which, along with the sturdy construction and weatherproof finish, creates long-lasting, quality nest boxes. 

Height 275mm
Width 145mm
Depth 200mm
Good morning. Can we clean out the net box from time to time, or can we just leave the old nests? Is there a way of opening it to do so? ( Lesley Mcneil )
You can remove the front by unscrewing the 4 screws and cleaning it out that way, however you need to make sure its empty first so late spring early Autumn would be the best time, in our opinion its not needed as in the wild no one cleans out the tree holes they go in?

What are the dimensions of the dormouse box please?

Thank you
( Mary )
Hi Its around 250mm high, 170mm deep and 150mm wide

The hole is 32mm and the battens are 34mm square ( admin )
Please could you tell me or show me a picture of how the roof is attached on your dormouse boxes?
Many thanks
( Laura )
Hi its screwed down as are the panels, this is because its not designed to allow any handling of the dormouse, we do make handler boxes if you need one just let me know and I will duscuss options with you, we make them ourselves and tend to do make whatever the customers requires ( admin )
How is the dormouse box attached to the tree and at what height? ( David Boggett )
Hi the dormouse box comes with a multi point fixing kit for easy assembly to a tree or wall. Height to put the box depends on the tree, 5 meters would be ideal but lower if the tree cannot take it, you really need the box attached to the main trunk without to many branches around, try to choose a mature tree ( admin )

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Dormouse Nest Box

  • £37.99
  • Ex Tax: £31.66
  • Made by : Riverside Woodcraft
  • Product Code: drmsnstbx
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Delivery Status: 1-2 DAYS