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Potteric Carr Nature Reserve

#10 of 50 things to do in Doncaster Features Animals
Potteric Carr Nature Reserve Mallard Way, Doncaster DN4 8DB, England
+44 1302 570077
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Relaxing

Beautiful quiet peaceful place to relax and watch the known and rare specie of birds that nest in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
vernonyorki
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Beautiful Place

Relaxing full day out enjoying the nature. Very reasonably priced cafe with a good menu and good... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Steve G
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Potteric Carr Nature Reserve Mallard Way, Doncaster DN4 8DB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful quiet peaceful place to relax and watch the known and rare specie of birds that nest in the nature reserve, on a summers day take a pick nick and sit back enjoying everything.

Thank vernonyorki
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Relaxing full day out enjoying the nature. Very reasonably priced cafe with a good menu and good food well above average. Good sized portions. A relaxing day with friendly helpful staff.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A most delightful and relaxing outdoor place to visit for just an hour or two or to spend the entire day. Beautiful, peaceful walks, great bird watching hides, open wetland areas with gorgeous birds, seats and benches throughout the reserve, a lovely cafe serving tasty...More

Thank KezzReview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a peaceful hidden gem in the heart of Doncaster. Lovely walks and great to see some wonderful English bird life. The staff were so helpfully in identify the different bird life.

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great day out, lovely to walk round and visit the hides to see the many different birds. Well worth a visit.

Thank GillyGBJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely scenery, very well priced if you fancy a few hours wander in the sunshine! Great for kids to run around and let off some steam!

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a sudden change of plans for my day I remembered this reserve exists not to far from where I was so I hoped onto a bus which dropped me of across the road. I wasn't expecting much as I thought it may just be...More

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking to kill a couple of hours while our son went paintballing in nearby Bawtry and this place definitely fitted the bill. I Cant believe how peacefull Potteric Carr is considering how close it is to Doncaster Town Centre. Wide selection of walks of various...More

Thank WorksopBlue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent an afternoon down at Potteric Carr and thoroughly enjoyed it. First time since the new visitor centre opened. Plenty of parking. You do need good walking shoes or boots as it can be quite muddy in places. Weather not brilliant but still had...More

Thank Yorkshire_Chiller
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Had a lovely day here on Saturday , enjoyed all of the hides and trails. Didn't manage to spot a bittern but the marsh harrier lots of times ! A lovely relaxing day. The perfect finish was the cafe, such a good choice for vegans,...More

Thank JULIE M
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cheriefjennings
Is the nature reserve only accessible by car? Thank you
3 April 2017|
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Response from helen p | Reviewed this property |
quite possibly yes don't know if there's a bus route and it's near a industrial area
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hb201515
Hi do you have to pay admission or car park if you're Just wanting to visit the cafe Thank you
13 February 2017|
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Response from helen p | Reviewed this property |
No you don't have to pay anything to go to the cafe only if you want to go onto the reserve
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Sharon S
Can I bring my dog
28 February 2015|
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Response from Potteric C | Property representative |
Hi Sharon Unfortunately we do not allow dogs onto Potteric Carr, the site is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) with the reserve being home to a lot of rare species. We try and minimise disturbance... More
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