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Cliffe Pools

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Salt Lane | Cliffe, Rochester, England
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Huge Disappointment

Visited here on reports of great observations. Arrived late afternoon to find in high summer... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Southern England
Vast area with birds in far distance

We visited the place hoping for some shelter from heat,instead we found a smelly river bank with no... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Ilsington, United Kingdom
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“lovely walk” (4 reviews)
“bird life” (3 reviews)
Salt Lane | Cliffe, Rochester, England

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Visited here on reports of great observations. Arrived late afternoon to find in high summer carpark closes at 5pm. Litter and dog poo everywhere disgusting. Took small children so had to watch closely. Warden arrived to lock up and directed us to a very unsafe...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

We visited the place hoping for some shelter from heat,instead we found a smelly river bank with no real access,nearby RSPB reserve had a small reservoir. We were asked to pay £ 2.50 if we fancied a circular walk by very unfriendly staff. The place...More

Thank rockoholic
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A sunny afternoon ramble through the Marsh. Birdlife considerable. Quite lovely. Very quiet and peaceful and some pretty houses in the village too

Thank claudius1969
Reviewed 23 February 2017

What an amazing place to take a short or long walk, sit and watch birdlife or picnic by the water. The paths are in between the Pools and alongside the Thames. You can see some of the biggest freight ships passing by on the Thames...More

Thank Kay F
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely winter walk here. Beautiful views and lovely sunset. Very atmospheric. Easy wide paths to follow and very flat. Not been here before even though i grew up in the area. A bit of a hidden gem for nature lovers.

Thank stalkercat
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Good varied bird life plenty of pews with a view. No Loo's, not much in the way of pubs but hey this a walk on the wild side.

Thank keithwhitnell
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I am a frequent visitor to Cliffe Pools and the North Kent Marshes and absolutely love the place. There is plentiful car parking and the site is really wheel chair friendly, with shallow gradients and well maintained pathways.

Thank saunders303
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely place for a walk, relax and photograph. Alone or accompanied its a beautiful place to spend the afternoon or morning

Thank Catiamontinho
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Thats always a wonderful combination, natures prettiest sounds together. A view over the river Thames on its flow in towards London, this is a lovely hour or more's walk. Oh, you definitely need a car to get here. Even then, one side of the Saxon...More

Thank ngrewal
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Ideal for fishing and diving. Also ideal for walking around the pools. Really good cafe there that serves breakfasts and lunches. Can recommend it.

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15 November 2016|
Response from Catiamontinho | Reviewed this property |
yes you can take your dogs with you :) I'm not sure about the parking as I parked off the road