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Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve

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Beautiful nature reserve

We had a spare few hours before traveling so we ventured here. You have to drive through a cemetery... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ItsJayDaly
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Wales, United Kingdom
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Beautiful place

Beautiful place to come for a walk and bird watching. Plenty of places to park. Easy access to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
81nicky
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Axminster, United Kingdom
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“pond dipping”(6 reviews)
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Seaton Road, Seaton EX12 2SP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a spare few hours before traveling so we ventured here. You have to drive through a cemetery to get to the carpark. But it's easy to find, plenty of car spaces and easily accessible. There are lots of different bird hiding places to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ItsJayDaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to come for a walk and bird watching. Plenty of places to park. Easy access to paths. Plenty of wildlife to see and you can go in the number of hides to get a closer look. You can have a drink and biscuit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 81nicky
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Easy access place with paths and wooden walks perfect for both feet and bikes. Views of wetland with plenty wildlife to see. Has lots of hides perfect for bird watchers and nature photographs. Good place to teach kids about wildlife and to get them out...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TirionBethan
Reviewed February 19, 2019

well combine with tramway and sea the wetlands and wildlife even in February we seen loads of birds from sea birds to warblers to pheasants

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank steven e
Reviewed February 15, 2019

It was a lovely bright yet cool morning when we visited and whilst we did not see too many birds close up, from the hides with binoculars and a zoom lens we saw many different birds including hundreds of lapwings, various waders and gulls, snipe...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ian S
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I visited Seaton Wetlands on a Sunny summers day. We chose a few things to do in the local area and had a lovely day. The walk isn’t overly long but the surroundings are stunning, whether you are a keen bird watcher...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SamanthaLetten
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

This is one of the few places with reasonable wheelchair access but Is ruined because of the ‘No dogs’ rule. I have to go out with the wheelchair and the dog not one or the other so I will not be able to come again....More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Roxysmudge
Reviewed December 31, 2018

The nature reserve is home to many types of birds and if you are lucky and know what you are looking for you may spot a rare one

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnpZ4299KQ
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Peaceful walk on well made paths around the wetlands. There are several boards telling you about birds. Bird hides for you to go into and one over looking the tram way so you can wave to the trams when they go past in the summer....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maureen K
EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Thank you for your review Maureen I am pleased you enjoyed your time here at the wetlands Please do come again - there is always something new to see! Elle Information and Events Officer

Reviewed November 12, 2018

Taking 2 children, ages 8 and 5 we visited the wetlands. On arrival we were met by one of the volunteers who took the children under her wing and explained what duck and wild fowle were about that day. Also loaned them her binoculars. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne G
EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hi Anne Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you and the children had a good visit. It is great to hear that you had such an informative and fun time, and were greeted by our wonderful team of volunteers! Do come again!...More

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66Seahorse66
October 1, 2018|
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Response from dougradford2003 | Reviewed this property |
You have to drive through Seaton Cemetary to get to the large car park, then walk out of the corner and down the lane.
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Kate v
September 27, 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, pretty much the whole area...
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julie s
March 6, 2017|
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Response from EDDC-Countryside | Property representative |
Hi Julie, no I am afraid that this is a no dog policy at Seaton Wetlands, other than guide dogs.
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