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Winnall Moors Nature Reserve

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Address: North Walls, Winchester, England
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Easy to walk to from town centre.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
DowdPD
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Thank DowdPD
Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Thank Colin H
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Ol4ff
Todmorden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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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Thank anniehonjo
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Angi S
Windsor
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4 of 5 stars 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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Thank SteveandAlison
Wallasey, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Kay B
Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Located just on the outskirts of Winchester within a 10-15 minute walk of the main street. The circular walk follows the course of the river Itchen and returns along one of the canals used to irrigate the marshlands. A 1/2 hour to 1 hour walk depending on how much you want to stop and take in the sights or the... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We enjoyed a very pleasant walk around the nature reserve. All paths were good and very well kept. Saw on the notice board that someone had spotted a kingfisher. Sadly we didn't see one but will return to have a better look. Loved the board walks and the little captions to read as we walked along.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

It still amazes me that this is so close to the city centre yet so tranquil and calm. Loads of wildlife too. Definitely recommend.

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