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Blacktoft Sands

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Wonderful place

Great to see Marsh Harriers and a Spoonbill. A family open day was on when we were there and was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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Very good nature place

Not the easiest access through Goole and then a few miles on but well worth it when I arrived... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Luton, United Kingdom
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“rspb reserve”(3 reviews)
“car park”(9 reviews)
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Townsend Causeway, Goole, England
+44 1405 704665
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see Marsh Harriers and a Spoonbill. A family open day was on when we were there and was great fun.

Thank JasonMarkW
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Not the easiest access through Goole and then a few miles on but well worth it when I arrived. Small reception area with few facilities e.g. tea/coffee and biscuits but very helpful staff member. One can go left or right along the tracks to the...More

Thank shark939
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Went here on 3rd JULY. Wonderful, Very easy to get from Hide to Hide,Great veiws of Marsh Harriers and Bearded Tits. £4 entry which includes car parking.

Thank Martin N
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We visited Sunday opening annual day, totally fantastic place, very friendly staff and really really helpful. We saw Marsh Harriers about every 5 minutes, Spoonbill, Avocet and the last chick, Fox, Kestrel and a Deer and a hawkmoth! Loved every minute

Thank Rozzy1973
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We visited today after several previous visits . Unfortunately we came across one of the rudest , obnoxious staff members I have ever met in all my years as a RSPB member . I certainly won't be returning here again. Even when making our coffee...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed April 17, 2018

We really enjoyed it here, the staff are great. Walking between the bird hides you get a good long stroll, in an area that is very beautiful. If feels very peaceful and away from everything that is busy and noisy. The member of staff here...More

Thank Jo G
Reviewed April 9, 2018

First visit to a RSPB site. lots to see, but need better binoculars. Has a number of hides and interesting walks.

Thank David L
Reviewed November 14, 2017

lovely reserve hides well spaced out and friendly people, toilets and small snack area, good for a variety of birds and wildlife.

Thank Cwright101
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Visited midweek, v busy, muddy car park but all other paths solid, visitor centre only open at weekends in winter, v good hides all overlooking scrapes, not many birds seen until 1 hr before dusk when we saw 5 marsh harriers and a curlew sandpiper....More

Thank j w
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited today and wondered where all the birds were this morning. However as the afternoon went on more birds appeared. Flocks of pink footed geese and golden plover flew past and we had good views of the Marsh harriers and waders from the hides...More

Thank notoriousnine
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Esther C
July 19, 2017|
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Response from red c | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, Esther C, you'd have to ask the staff at the centre
Jenna L
August 29, 2016|
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Response from hochelaga1653 | Reviewed this property |
Try emailing the RSPB who run the site. They could give you the answer.