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Moffat Community Nature Reserve

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Well worth a visit

A very good nature reserve that is well maintained by the local wildlife club. We visited the... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
Barrowford, United Kingdom
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Excellent!! Great for a short walk

We needed a place to walk our dogs, this place is gorgeous, what a brilliant idea, dogs should be... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
Stoneyford, Ireland
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  • Terrible0%
Feb 14, 2018
“Well worth a visit”
May 17, 2017
“Excellent!! Great for a short walk”
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Beattock Road, Moffat, Scotland
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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

A very good nature reserve that is well maintained by the local wildlife club. We visited the nature reserve on a cold snowy day in February and were reward

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank IanBarnett
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We needed a place to walk our dogs, this place is gorgeous, what a brilliant idea, dogs should be under full control as it is what it says a nature reserve! However the dogs loved the walk and so did we and it is a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank OzkarThealsziv
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

A good walk although not huge amounts of wildlife. The highlight was a stoat chasing a rabbit (unsuccesfully.)

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank mikejb22
Reviewed April 8, 2017

What a lovely little find. A great use of an abandoned quarry, this nature reserve has been created and is maintained by volunteers. It has a couple of small ponds, marshland and a path around all of it. There are several beautifully-maintained blinds positioned right...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank ak_in_bed
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Found this reserve yesterday, very small, well looked after reserve, walked right around within 30 minutes, bird hides were good to watch the cormorants from.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank littlemisscurious5
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Last visited in March 2016 and returned to see if any upgrades had been made, was delighted to see that place has been upgraded and there are more walks availabe.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Bill R
Reviewed September 16, 2016

had a walk for the first time down to the nature reserve lovely and peacefull good paths and signs about all the different birds etc the lark pond or lake wass very still great place foe a pinic cannot wait to go back down there

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank john t
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great place to visit if you are looking to connect with nature, escape for some peace, have a walk, it has a variety of possibilities.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Debbie S
Reviewed March 24, 2016

For all the times have visited Moffat have never visited the reserve. It is signposted on the road into the town off the M74 but we came upon it walking the Annandale Way. Great walks and lots of places to sit for picnics. A lot...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank elizabeth c
Reviewed October 16, 2015

I thought this place was a great little find. It's a small but perfectly formed reserve. The variety of habitats is spot on. There's a good sized lake, a marsh/reed bed area, and a pond with a scrape. The attention to detail is lovely. There...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Craig_Hopton
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