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Bowling Green Marsh

Exe Estuary, Topsham, Exeter, England
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Whatever the weather. Always wonderful

We live close by. There is always something new to see. The birds are great. The toad crossing is... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2015
Tiish
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Exeter, United Kingdom
lovely walk

Walking from Topsham down to the Bowling Green Marsh bird hide and then on to the viewing platform... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2015
Marmitefiend
,
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Jul 29, 2015
“Whatever the weather. Always wonderful”
Apr 11, 2015
“lovely walk”
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Exe Estuary, Topsham, Exeter, England
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

We live close by. There is always something new to see. The birds are great. The toad crossing is terrific if horrendous because the cars still squash them on their intrepid journey of at least 20feet from one side to the other. The blackberries will...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2015

Walking from Topsham down to the Bowling Green Marsh bird hide and then on to the viewing platform further down the lane, and back to Topsham via the Goat Walk is a delightful short walk with plenty to see en route. The new RSPB hide...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2014

A lot of money has been spent. Well spent. Great cycle path which we will check out further and views. Parking is an issue though as its popular.

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Reviewed December 4, 2014

I recommend a walk from elm grove road, down bowling green road to the RSPB lookout at Bowling Green Marsh and then along the Goat Walk that runs along the edge of the estuary. A perfect early or Sunday morning stroll with your dog.

Thank Chris J
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Reviewed November 10, 2014

Autumn, winter and spring are the best times to visit and check the tide tables so that you are there just before or after high tide. At low tide the birds pop off for lunch in the mud. Helpful to bring binoculars. There are otters......More

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Reviewed September 13, 2014

Lovely estuary views along the Goat Walk and then into the new hide at Bowling Green Marsh. Superb view of the scrapes and estuary. And we saw the migrating osprey.

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Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you are interested in bird watching this is one of the must visits in South Devon, particularly to see the Avocets at the mouth of the Clyst in winter. Today (20-8-2014) we passed one bird watcher saying to another 'I just saw three Bearded...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2014

Well constructed, configured, and managed. Successfully opened up the marshes of the Clyst without disrupting them.

Thank PGBakes
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Excellent views of the Exe estuary and its birdlife especially as the tide goes out and the birds come closer to the hides. Many gulls and waders including Curlews which are always an impressive sight. The reserve consist of a hide, a viewing platform and...More

1  Thank Charlie_Cosh
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