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Address: Viewpoint Road, Felixstowe IP11 3TW, England
Phone Number: (01394) 673782

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This is a nice accessible nature reserve with lots of birds and a few butterflies to see and photograph. It's just around the corner from the docks so the big container ships make... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2016
MrMadmagpie
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very nice walk surrounded by the sea on 2 sides, lots of wildlife and safe for children, dog owners should have dogs on short leads!!! areas can be roped off but you can still see when birds nest on the shingle.

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Epping, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Not many birds about, would have been better if we had had our binoculars with us, Saw a rather large rabbit/hare though, way up high in the foliage of the Cliffside of the Landguard Fort.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This is a nice accessible nature reserve with lots of birds and a few butterflies to see and photograph. It's just around the corner from the docks so the big container ships make for quite a sight too.

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Go here often and walk to around the reserve..many nesting and ground nesting birds around..large board near to the fort saying what had been seen and when.

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Thank jan b
Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

A quiet nature reserve with areas roped off to protect nesting birds. A joy to walk the beach here where nature merges with a large working container port.

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East Anglia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Great place to walk and see nature at it's best. Lots of birds do visit throughout the year. people come from miles to see something special. Dogs must be kept on leads in the nature area due to nesting in the sand. but further down walking in great dogs can go off lead towards the car park with the toilets.

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I got invited into the Observatory to watch a Yellow Browed Wrabler get Ringed,then stayed to shot some Photographs. If your into wildlife then it's worth a visit

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

this is a place were the birds fly in for winter and leave the shore ready to fly t Africa the swifts were winging there way in septemer beginning of October they were looking for that special time to get the flight just right,but if you visit now you will see birds flying in getting ready to roost in England... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

The area is not the most picturesque in truth but it is particularly good and popular for bird spotting. If the wind is in the right direction unusual migratory species drift in for a temporary stay. It is just around the corner from the Felixstowe docks and watching the big container ships coming and going from there is quite a... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Came here on way to Landguard fort and had a lovely wall overlooking the beach. Didnt see many birds but had a lovely, peaceful time nevertheless whilst the kids explored the surrounding area up and down the hills.

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