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Winnall Moors Nature Reserve

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Address: North Walls, Winchester, England
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Four hours of pure joy!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
anniehonjo
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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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26 reviews
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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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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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Thank Paige W
Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I visited Winnall Moors Nature Reserve while visiting a friend living in Winchester. Due to it being March the reserve possibly wasn't at it's best, but it was still stunning and well worth a visit!

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Live a short way from this lovely area of beauty. Nice place to unwind from the rat race and get some fresh air in the countryside. Visited a few times with kids then grab lunch on way home. Good day out

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Thank Andy B
United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We've seen so much wildlife and many different birds here. My highlight was watching a kingfisher hunting in the canal a few months ago. Always enjoy a walk here whatever the weather.

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