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Ham Wall Nature Reserve

#7 of 37 things to do in Glastonbury Features Animals
Ashcott Road | Meare, Glastonbury BA6 9SX, England
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Relaxing & peaceful

If your able to get along to ham wall bird reserve, depending on time of year there's always... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stephen B
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Met by a helpful member of staff . It was very peaceful and Hubbie and I strolled round enjoying... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cari L
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Ashcott Road | Meare, Glastonbury BA6 9SX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If your able to get along to ham wall bird reserve, depending on time of year there's always something to see , or hear! As I heard the cuckoo & Bittern when I went down in May. There's otters too be seen IF your patient...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met by a helpful member of staff . It was very peaceful and Hubbie and I strolled round enjoying the walk

Thank Cari L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks to be recently refurbished and lots of birds to be seen along well kept paths and huts. The carvings are good for the kids to play amongst - my only minor quibble was the main information hut was closed so we couldn't ask all...More

Thank Swoods86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place to go for a walk on the Somerset Levels. Parking is easy, and a variety of walks are clearly signposted.

Thank Alexander J
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Absolutely brilliant great for solo or family day out with some stunning views across the Somerset wetlands, it is cared for by the RSPB and you can either go on an events day which are great or just amble around at your leisure there are...More

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Unfortunately the weather was dismal on the day we went but nevertheless it is a superb place for the birds. There are some excellent hides for photographers and birdwatchers set close to the water for the best views. The general area is well laid out...More

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is doubtless a very special site. Birds are everywhere, including some rare breeding species so it makes for a very fulfilling day's birding. The main hide is particularly impressive and affords good views across the marsh and beyond. On our visit it was however...More

Thank 936hungry
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Ham Wall has quickly established itself as the premier birding destination in southwest England. It also happens to be superb for other types of wildlife, including butterflies, moths, dragonflies, etc. Viewing facilities are excellent, with well-placed hides and viewing platforms situated across the reserve. The...More

Thank cataloger_of_ships
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place, there are trails and boardwalks right next to the water so you can really get up close, there are also plenty of hides. We heard at least 3 bitterns booming and our first chiff chaffs of the year, also saw great...More

Thank JEandHR
Reviewed 11 March 2017

An essential visit , along with Shapwick Heath, Greylake and the Avalon Marshes. We were here for the starling murmuration - and saw about a million coming to roost on two evenings. We also joined RSPB volunteers for a `Dawn Explosion' when the Starlings left...More

Thank Diomedia
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