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RSPB Arne

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Arne Road, Arne BH20 5BJ, England
+44 1929 553360
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Wonderful views

A group of us from a local church visited this morning. Although a little shocked at the parking... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steven D
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Great day out

It's a wonderful place to visit, some good long walks, all well laid out. Maps supplied, very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
tony h
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RSPB Arne is one of the RSPB's flagship sights. A mix of heath land, woodland and coast the reserve is packed full of wildlife and has a large events programme to enable visitors to get the most out of their visit.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sika deer” (28 reviews)
“poole harbour” (37 reviews)
“car park” (48 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Arne Road, Arne BH20 5BJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A group of us from a local church visited this morning. Although a little shocked at the parking cost we totally understood given the wonderful place Arne is. We had a mixture of different people ranging from a heavily pregnant woman to a dog walker....More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a wonderful place to visit, some good long walks, all well laid out. Maps supplied, very friendly staff, good car park. Cafe was very well run, pet friendly, food was excellent and they do a vegetarian menu. We will go again as there is...More

Thank tony h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to one of my favourite places with hubby for search for hawfinch! Wonderful views across harbour, easy paths to walk on , plenty of wading birds to see including my fav Avocets The staff are very helpful and advised me where the Hawfinch had...More

Thank mrsfenemore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Arne on a drizzly day but the car park was full . Even though there were lots of visitors once out and about we hardly saw anyone. There is so much space , peace and quiet . We have visited in the summer...More

Thank Lovelylady2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Arne, and we were lucky enough to be there when some wardens were ringing birds. It was fascinating to see the songbirds close up, and to have the different features of the birds and the ringing process explained in...More

Thank Rich W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a mix of countryside, sea and nature this is well worth a visit. Good parking facilities, level walks of varying distance. Bird viewing stations/ hides, herds of deer which you can get quite close to, woodland and sea birds and access for...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Both my self and my son had the Christmas blues today! He suggested a nature walk? So after a quick think I remembered Arne due to BBC coverage earlier in the year. After parking we met the team who were great and signed us up...More

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Just had a very enjoyable Christmas lunch at the restaurant here with a group of friends. We booked in advance with three options for each of three courses. I chose soup, turkey with the trimmings and finished with Christmas pudding. All were very good with...More

Thank LongMoll
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

First time to Arne. Greeted in the shop when paying for parking by a lovely lady who was so helpful and informative as to which routes to take. We’re not into bird spotting but that doesn’t matter. You can amble through the woods and paths...More

Thank lesleypuplett
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This was my first time at Arne. Me and my small dog had a lovely walk through the woods, seeing birds and a Sika deer. We ended up at the beach end and then walked back and had lunch at the cafe. It was midweek...More

Thank Annieverse
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Nessa K
21 January 2018|
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Response from Deborah J | Reviewed this property |
There are usually three two of us so we couldn't make use of it.
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June P
7 June 2017|
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Response from queencharlie | Reviewed this property |
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Michelle M
23 February 2017|
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Response from RSPBArne | Property representative |
Hello Michelle, The only places to stay within walking distance to the reserve is to book one of the rental properties in Arne village itself. These aren't B&B's though, but holiday rentals. The nearest B&B's are in Ridge... More
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