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Address: Townsend Causeway, Goole, England
Phone Number: 1405 704665
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A nice tranquil place

A great place to visit if you love your wetlands, wildlife and birds. Centre is well managed and worth the membership fee if you visit enough. It's a bit of a drive away from main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Goole, United Kingdom
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Goole, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A great place to visit if you love your wetlands, wildlife and birds. Centre is well managed and worth the membership fee if you visit enough. It's a bit of a drive away from main roads but that's what makes it a hidden gem.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Helpful staff greeted us with news of recent sightings and suggested hides for us to get the best viewing from. Great views of different waders and superb views of Marsh harriers and this year Montagu Harriers. Picnic area by car park and toilet block, hard core paths suitable for wheelchairs.

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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Decided to have a look at this place. I have an interest in wildlife,generally, not just birds,but had been told it,was,a,good,place to visit. On the day we visited there was an open day with plenty of RSBP guides on site. This really helped me as my knowledge of waders and wildfowl is not that good so we had plenty of... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Eagerly anticipated first visit to Blacktoft Sand and it did not disappoint. We were fortunate enough to have good weather and the birds were displaying well. The reserve is somewhat smaller than I thought but with 7 different hides each offering views of differing habitats there is plenty to see. The wardens were very friendly and helpful and said which... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

very helpful warden - wide variety of birds to see and interesting horses but get them some lady horses for companionship !!

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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Visited yesterday, weather mixed but did not dampen our spirit. Lots to see & great photo opportunities. At reception there are volunteers who are very pleasant & informative & will tell you the best place to see particular birds. Each hide sits by a different lake with a different selection of birds. I particularly wanted to see the Montagu's Harrier... More 

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Pickering
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249 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This was my first trip here and when I went in the visitor centre I was a little concerned as you couldn't see the water for the reeds. First hide I went in the wildlife was a long way out but on the second hide you had a clear view and the birds were really close. Had a good sighting... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Here is a big hint-Go to the third hide for the best photographic opportunities with wildlife closet. We saw Avocets, Herons, Bearded Tits, Moorhens, Lapwings, and many more birds.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I have been coming here weekly for 15 years and have always seen something memorable. The Reception staff are very helpful and the hides are all on a flat walk, easily accessible and have something different to offer in each. Currently the star species is a pair of breeding Montagu's Harriers (Uks rarest breeding bird of prey) visible from all... More 

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Hull
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36 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Never been here before, what a fantastic reserve. On reaching the reception building we found everyone very informative and helpful. Within minutes we were looking at Marsh Harriers flying around, brilliant. All the observation hides are close to the reception. They are all worth visiting. We spotted many different birds including a pair of Montague Harriers. Well done RSBP.

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