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Address: North Walls, Winchester, England
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Lovely Walk

First time on this walk and it is marvellous, lovely scenery and safe too. Great for all ages. An adventure for children of all ages, seeing plants and wildlife. Adults too... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 3, 2016
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

First time on this walk and it is marvellous, lovely scenery and safe too. Great for all ages. An adventure for children of all ages, seeing plants and wildlife. Adults too. Truly an educational walk. Sadly, can't take dogs, even on a lead. Which was a disappointment.

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Thank ree970
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I've been to many nature reserves across the country but this remains my favorite. It's only about a ten minute walk from the city centre (or there's a car park next door) but once you walk in you feel like you're miles away from anywhere. With the river Itchen flowing through it as well as a little woodland there's so... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Well maintained paths, clear water and wonderful plants and wildlife. A little isolated, probably best to choose a busier time if walking on your own.

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Thank Scampy7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Have been to Winchester a few times but this was our first visit. We went with an elderly relative. There were plenty of seats dotted along the route. Very peaceful walk. Took under an hour with frequent stops. Good for a dry day. A little gem.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

This nature reserve is within walking distance of the city centre, yet feels so far removed from it. Well kept, with out being overly "manicured", it provides a beautifully peaceful place to walk and see nature. Get there on a weekday and you will come across very few other people - a nice bonus for some peace and quiet. A... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

One the best part of town. Saw a pike, some salmons swimming, birds, a little mouse in the water, lovely day out with my girlfriend.

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

You don't NEED to spend four hours wandering through this wonderful Nature Reserve, but you will probably end up doing just that. It's large and full of so many different kinds of wildlife. On entering we immediately spotted a Tree Creeper, then as we were walking by the river we saw a Water Vole happily chomping on the vegetation. Gorgeous... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Lived around Winchester and didn't know this was hear until the other day - Pure escapement and beautiful - Worth a return visit with the camera

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Windsor
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

As it was Sunday we parked nearby in the free car park. We walked around the park which was extremely peaceful and refreshing after the hustle and bustle of Winchester Town centre. The walk meanders around the river and wetlands.

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Wallasey, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

A lovely nature reserve in the heart of Winchester. Plenty to see if you stay alert, excellent for wildlife photos.

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