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Newton Pool Nature Reserve

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Nature Reserve with hide

A small reserve with a good, newly built hide easily accessed along the track from Low... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
alekstomczyk
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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fantastic bird site but take a tripod

This is a lovely little reserve with plenty of wildlife, there are two hides one of which has steps... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Visitexperience
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

A small reserve with a good, newly built hide easily accessed along the track from Low Newton-by-the-Sea.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alekstomczyk
Reviewed July 12, 2018

behind the low cliffs and dunes is asmall lake or tarn. Look to the east for seabirds and to the west for waders and land birds. There is always something to see.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rogerrobert98
Reviewed July 1, 2018

This is a lovely little reserve with plenty of wildlife, there are two hides one of which has steps the other has wheelchair access. The downside if you have travelled a long way to get there with yur telescope and hide clamp is that the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

Have been there in spring, summer, autumn and winter and seen a variety of birds in the hide and on the walk in the reserve. Wrap up warm as it can get a cold breeze off the sea.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

This is a lovely little bird reserve overlooking Newton Pool, a peaceful place to sit awhile and watch the birds and other wildlife and take a moment away from the bustle and noise of the rest of the world.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank nirvanavilla
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Literally yards from the village there's a scrape about 50-100 yards long where we got great views of good numbers of waders from snipe to ringed plovers to black tailed godwits etc etc. The pool 100 yards further on gave views of swans, herons and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank rogerpwood7
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Anyone interested in nature and in particular birds should spare time for a visit here, when in the area. With bird hides and good photograph opportunities, there's something for all nature lovers. Visit the beach as well, as it's beautiful and grab a well deserved...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michael Joe H
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Excellent reserve - quite small - a series of interlocking pools - looks like wardens are doing work to expand it.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Fargo2016
Reviewed October 26, 2016

came across this on a coastal walk, had a nice rest and ate our sandwiches - may be worth a visting in the spring.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank David B
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Not being one myself I know folks who are, I always recommend this. The National trust have records going back into the last century of the bird population.

Date of experience: November 2015
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As you are presumably a bird lover, I strongly recommend Budle bay. It's between Bamburgh and Belford. Plenty of free parking in a long lay by next to the bay. When the tide is out you'll see lots of lovely sea... More
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