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Barlow Common Nature Reserve

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Home Farm Barlow Road | Thorpe Bassett, Selby YO8 8FX, England
+44 1757 705101
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I often used to visit here on days that my wife was working

The Nature Reserve is only about a mile from where I live, and it's well worth a visit. It used to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
anthonywY8615DI
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Selby, United Kingdom
Brilliant place to commune with nature all year round

Built upon the rubble of a WW2 bomb damaged City..........well yes it is.....but a City 30 miles... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Corred64
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Snaith, United Kingdom
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Home Farm Barlow Road | Thorpe Bassett, Selby YO8 8FX, England
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+44 1757 705101

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Nature Reserve is only about a mile from where I live, and it's well worth a visit. It used to be run by Selby District Council but was taken over on a lease a few years ago by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. Selby District Council...More

Thank anthonywY8615DI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built upon the rubble of a WW2 bomb damaged City..........well yes it is.....but a City 30 miles away as the rubble from the City of Hull decimated in WW2 forms the foundation on which this reserve is built.......the rubble was shipped in & then the...More

Thank Corred64
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Had a pleasant stroll along the footpath through this piece of wilderness off the beaten track. Everything seemed to have been left to nature so I'm not sure if it it is managed in any way. A pity that there is no access to walk...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for a stroll walking the dog well kept pathways great wildlife I don't have teenagers but great for all families or even a walk on your own

Thank phil w
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I love this place. It is a shame they have blocked off the fish pond to normal people like myself. There is a bit of a walk from the free car park to the main area which has a very good circular walk around the...More

Thank johnbarrett07
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We went for a walk around the common and even in winter found it an interesting place with lots of birds, in particular to see. The good thing about winter is that there are fewer people - and dogs - around so it makes for...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We were looking for somewhere different to walk our litle dog ( on the lead ) in the Selby area. It was our first time here and the weather was lovely. There is a large field full of bunnies. Other things we spotted whilst walking...More

Thank flyingfox21
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

A fantastic open space and nature reserve which, if looked after better could be a fabulous place and draw for many people. Things are being done to improve it. Picnic tables, sculptures to creature a walk etc but still needs lots of attention. Maybe get...More

Thank Kathryn T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The lake bailiffs should be given a medal for all the work and time they have put in to this site.from security guards out at all hours.to fencing .making the site more secure.I no you can't please everybody but the lake was in a bad...More

Thank Roger Y
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very nice we went ok dripping its a shame you can't feed or get to the ducks.....but there is plenty to do would be. Much better if they had a farce or some form of small alarm area which would draw in more family's......but otherwise...More

Thank blissy123
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28 August 2017|
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Response from Kathryn T | Reviewed this property |
No cafe but there are pic-nic tables and lots of cafes in Selby
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Tina R
3 May 2017|
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Response from Kathryn T | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can
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30 January 2017|
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Response from normanb48 | Reviewed this property |
Another place to try is the Skylark Cemtre and Nature reserve on the Drax Site entered from the Barlow village YO8 8JW
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