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Dubwath Silver Meadows

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Address: Cockermouth CA13 9YE, England

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I visit the silver meadows at least 4 times a week it is such a tranquil place with lots of nature and wildlife

Reviewed March 15, 2017
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Reviewed March 15, 2017

I visit the silver meadows at least 4 times a week it is such a tranquil place with lots of nature and wildlife

Thank dibey67
Pickering, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed February 18, 2017

We were advised to visit by the local hotel and had a wonderfull walk round. lots of birds and wildlife. will definatly return on another visit

Thank edenmedia
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Silver Meadows is not far from our home so we visit frequently at all different times of the year and it is always a delight to see. It's just a short walk on level walk boards so it is well suited to people with pushchairs and wheelchairs and children love the little huts and willow arbours dotted around the meadows.... More 

Thank sniddy
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Silver Meadows gets its name from the huge swathe of meadowsweet that covers a great deal of the site during the summer, which a local distillery uses to flavour its gin! There are 4 distinct plant habitats in one enclosed area, surrounded in the main by boardwalks and footpaths. They are the hay meadow, the snipe bog, the willow carr... More 

Thank Jingo43
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Dubwath Silver Meadows is an area of marsh and meadowland which can be walked round in about twenty minutes to half-an-hour. There is plenty of information about the flora and fauna, and two reproductions of Norse huts which are really interesting.

Thank Janet G
Dearham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

Well worth a quick visit if passing. Pushchair/wheelchair friendly, with a few hides and interest for the children to spot the wildlife. Maintained by volunteers so do not expect service

Thank sailorman2
Workington, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2016

Obviously this is not a high fell but it certainly is an interesting place to get the chance to see wildlife in their habitat. Suggest going very early morning or in the evening

1 Thank Angela T
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2015

The meadows are right by the car park - it does flood here! Behind you is the marvellous pheasant inn, to the left is castle how, a hill fort and the last residence of the faerie in Cumberland! And just up the road to wythop are two lovely churches. Oh, one of my favourite painting spots is nearby, but I'm... More 

Thank Philip C
Workington, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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Reviewed November 18, 2015

I have walked around Silver Meadows many times at different times of the year though in wet winters it often floods and can't be enjoyed. The walk is good and level with boardwalks and hardcore paths. It has seating areas and delightful traditionally built huts of interest around it including observation areas. I have seen all varieties of wildlife there... More 

Thank Rodney B
West Kirby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Very poorly signposted, so it was an adventure to find: south off the A66 and The Pheasant Inn (CA13 9YE), on your right where the other cars are parked!! Meadows divided into 4 parts: Bog, wet heath, field and willow carr. Some good info at http://dubwathsilvermeadows.org.uk/index.php/the-reserve/the-site Free. Even the parking. Yes it is in the Lake District!!

Thank Andrew S

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