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Ham Wall Nature Reserve

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My wife and I visited here with our pet dogs - it’s a beautiful nature walk with a stream running... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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Very good bird watching and lovely walks

First time visit. RSPB Ham Wall part of the “Somerset Levels” reserves (about 5 in all managed by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Ashcott Road | Meare, Glastonbury BA6 9SX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited here with our pet dogs - it’s a beautiful nature walk with a stream running along the pathway- the only negative part was that the dogs had to be kept on their leads

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Reviewed 3 days ago

First time visit. RSPB Ham Wall part of the “Somerset Levels” reserves (about 5 in all managed by RSPB, Somerset Wildlife Trust, etc). Good parking, limited facilities (but you can get a coffee and visit loo). Lovely walks and best of all very good bird...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After having had a meal in nearby Glastonbury, my wife and I decided to visit Ham Wall. Slightly disappointed with the lack of wildlife there - perhaps we chose the wrong time of day to go. Saw a little egret + the usual array of...More

1  Thank Bob E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ham wall is a regular haunt of ours; the tranquil Somerset levels are a great place to watch wildlife and it is renowned for its Starling murmurations. Anyway we went for a walk around on Sunday and picked blackberries for crumbles and blackberry port, and...More

1  Thank Johnny_vegan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went late evening and watched the Great White Egrets fly in. Nice walk around smaller lakes with usual collection of 'ducks'

1  Thank eigbob
Reviewed August 10, 2018

RSPB reserve about 10 min drive from Glastonbury or Street. Free to park if you are an RSPB member. Toilets in carpark and small visitor centre which may not always be open, no cafe as,such. Lots of,flat paths but some walks along canal bank and...More

3  Thank Tangoj63
Reviewed August 3, 2018

A delightfully peaceful place and as I am disabled I can drive to near some hides - very good. Hides are basic but serve their purpose and have benches.

1  Thank neilowen45
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Beautiful reserve. Amazing amount of wildlife to be seen. The Avalon hide is a bit of a trek but the walk there is full of wonderful wildlife and is a must to do.

1  Thank amandabraddick
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Wonderful, breath taking experience, recommend highly, be prepared to wrap up, if chilly and have patience! you will be rewarded

1  Thank Lynn A
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Lot of bird life from european cranes to starling mumarations. Will be of specific interest to the naturalist.

1  Thank John G
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