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St Nicks

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Dropped off my Tassimo Pods

Was glad to find somewhere that recycles Tassimo Pods. I had collected mine for a year to drop them... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2019
Scarboro29
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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Excellent small hidden gem

This is a real hidden gem. Wow, I never would have thought this small nature reserve would have... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
johnandrachel
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Jan 25, 2019
“Dropped off my Tassimo Pods”
Feb 21, 2018
“Worth a visit if you are in the area.”
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St Nicks is the green heart of York: a centre for nature and green living. The charity started as ‘Friends of St Nicholas Fields’ in the 1990s by transforming a former landfill site into a thriving Local Nature Reserve. We continue to manage it...more
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Rawdon Avenue, York YO10 3ST, England
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Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Was glad to find somewhere that recycles Tassimo Pods. I had collected mine for a year to drop them off and I certainly wasn’t going to bin them for landfill! A very nice staff member came up to me and took them off me so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

If you live in a rural or semi-rural area you might wonder what the point of this place might be. If however you live in the rather drab area surrounding the nature reserve, it will no doubt seem like a bit of an oasis, and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Sam T, Manager at St Nicks, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2019

We always value feedback John and as you say when our wildflowers and orchards are in bloom our 24acre nature reserve is much brighter though there is still plenty to see and do all year round. We have information on what you can see as...More

Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is a real hidden gem. Wow, I never would have thought this small nature reserve would have been here. Nice.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank johnandrachel
Sam T, General Manager at St Nicks, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Hi John, Thanks for your review. We are definitely a hidden gem! We are working hard to make more people aware of us and the work we do. Hope we will see you again. Best wishes, Sam

Reviewed June 24, 2016

I often visit St Nicks nature reserve to relax and look at the wildlife. It's conveniently placed just 10 mins from the city centre, near Lawrence Street. They also run great events in their community building, such as their yearly Autumn fair, which is great...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Sam T, Manager at St Nicks, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2016

Hi Paul, Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you find our nature reserve relaxing and enjoy our events! We have even more events on this year (including free activities for kids in August!) so if you'd like to you can keep an eye...More

Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Popped in here on a visit to our daughters. Seems strange to have an area of peace and tranquility in the middle of a housing estate but it works. You hear very little noise from outside. The centre staff are welcoming and happy to answer...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank cinders2872
Sam T, Manager at St Nicks, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2016

Thank you for your lovely review! Hope you'll visit again soon.

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