Welcome to NatureQuest, a specialist optics retailer in the UK. We have over thirty years experience of observing nature in all conditions and habitats and it is our mission to bring you the very best in affordable optics. All our listed optics have been field tested by us to ensure their suitability and we believe we offer the best selection of affordable quality binoculars, monoculars and telescopes in the UK. Our testing criteria includes optical performance, mechanical performance and build quality. We test for user comfort including adequate eye relief for spectacle wearers. We provide a first class service and after sale support to all our customers. All orders are dispatched quickly and are insured and tracked for peace of mind. If you need advice on suitability just give us a call or drop us an email. We are always happy to help. Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , we will respond within one hour or phone us on 07752 926145 at the shop (Tuesdays, Thursday to Saturday 1100-1600 during opening times). We are closed Mondays & Wednesdays. We will always give you the best impartial advice on all things optical!. Thanks for visiting NatureQuest.


NatureQuest also incorporates Sandpiper Binoculars UK and Dark Sky Optics.


We are supporting the BirdLife Malta 'Stop Spring Hunting on Malta' campaign 2014. 

We are supporting the BirdLife International campaign 2015 to stop the slaughter of migrating birds passing through Cyprus.

NatureQuest is a member and supporter of BirdLife Malta 2016/2017/2018/2019

NatureQuest donates Shearwater SP binoculars to BirdLife Malta's LIFE Arcipelagu Garnija project that aims to secure the Maltese Islands for the Yelkouan shearwater, a small sheawater species that can only be found in the central and eastern Mediterranean region. August 2017



Visit our showroom, or view our outdoor events listing. See details below.


Showroom at Unit 6, Market Hall, Great Darkgate St, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. SY23 1DW.

Tel: 07752-926145 (Shop), Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Directions: 50m beyond clock tower at the top of town, towards castle.

Our showroom offers most of our listed optics for demonstration and purchase. Please call to check stock before making a long journey.

We have over 70 different models of binoculars, monoculars and telescopes on display at our shop in Aberystwyth. We have the most complete range of optics in mid and west Wales together with excellent outdoor viewing facilities. With expert impartial advice and low prices NatureQuest brings you the very best in affordable quality optics.

All major credit and debit cards accepted.

Shop Opening Times - Winter

Mondays        Closed  

Tuesdays       1100 until 1530

Wednesdays  Closed

Thursdays      1100 until 1530

Fridays           1130 until 1530 

Saturdays       1100 until 1530





Outdoor Events and Locations for 2020

We are out and about this year, back at some of our favourite venues, including Machynlleth and Tywyn markets and a whole new programme of local and county shows starting in spring and continuing through until Autumn end. We will be listing details here soon.....



The new Dyfi Osprey Centre is now open, and what a fabulous living space it is. Undoubtedly amongst the best views of Ospreys anywhere in the UK with the new hide just 250m from the nest. For more information about the project please visit: www.dyfiospreyproject.com.