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RSPB Arne

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Address: Arne Road, Arne BH20 5BJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1929 553360
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: RSPB Arne is one of the RSPB's flagship sights. A mix of heath land...
RSPB Arne is one of the RSPB's flagship sights. A mix of heath land, woodland and coast the reserve is packed full of wildlife and has a large events programme to enable visitors to get the most out of their visit.
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Arne RSBP Nature reserve

Arne RSPB has something for everyone. It is a beautiful,tranquil place for a simple stroll, but with its varied habitats it is a must for ornithologist, naturalists and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Arne RSPB has something for everyone. It is a beautiful,tranquil place for a simple stroll, but with its varied habitats it is a must for ornithologist, naturalists and photographers. A path leads down to a narrow sandy beach with stunning views over Poole Harbour. Dogs are welcome on leads so all the family can enjoy this wonderful nature reserve.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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53 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Mid-week is essential for better wildlife spotting opportunities as it can get very busy here on weekends and school holidays. The deer can be very close and this gives wonderful chances for photography. The carpark could be bigger... but there's loos near the carpark and often the RSPB hut is open. There's now a ticket machine for carparking next to... More 

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What a GEM! Hidden secret with amazing walks and views. Love this place and one of the best places ever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

RSPB Arne is one of the most beautiful of all RSPB reserves which I never tire of visiting. On a recent occasion I saw spoonbill, hen harrier, marsh harrier, avocet and Dartford warbler in addition to more common species of bird which are in abundance, especially in the winter. The warden and his staff are most welcoming and whatever your... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We visit this place regularly and every season offers new wonders. Last visit we saw avocets and spoonbills and enjoyed the walks as well. The scenery is stunning and the hides let you take it all in at your leisure.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Have lived in the area for years, but this was the first time I attended the weekly guided walk at Arne. It was really well pitched and engaging. Im not a twitcher but really enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about the fantastic wildlife in the area. Beautiful area, just a stones throw from Poole -really peaceful.

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london
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We have stayed in Purbeck many times but this is the first time we have visited Arne. It is very under publicised. With stunning views across to Poole, the mixed woodland with its winding paths, is home to all sorts of sea birds. There is a hide accessible to blue badge holders able to make the last 500 metres by... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Attended Arne's Pull a pine event today. We have visited Arne many times but this was our first organised event. Well planned event with very friendly volunteers helping out. Tasty refreshments at reasonable prices. A good family trip that helps the RSPB and you take home a free Xmas tree. As a bonus the views were amazing. Great to walk... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Amazing place,beautiful woodland with coastal views.You have quite a few nice place to sit down,relax and enjoy the nature around you. We have been lucky enough to see loots af deers...absolutely amazing.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I visited Arne one Saturday afternoon with my son and his partner on the recommendation of a friend. The path through the woods was a very easy one and, although we were restricted for time, we did reach a stretch that had views across Poole harbour. Although we didn't see many birds, there were sika deer in an adjoining field,... More 

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