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Shapwick Heath National Nature Reserve

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A truly serene retreat with miles (it seemed!) of secluded walks into the nature reserve which is... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Mark M
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Companion to Ham Wall

If you’re visiting the RSPB reserve nearby then just cross the road and spend an hour here too... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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24 Jun 2018
29 Apr 2018
“Companion to Ham Wall”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Ashcott Road, Meare BA6 9SX, England
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

A truly serene retreat with miles (it seemed!) of secluded walks into the nature reserve which is largely dog-free (a nice change)

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed April 29, 2018

If you’re visiting the RSPB reserve nearby then just cross the road and spend an hour here too - it’s more of the same in a dog-free environment where birds, otters and all sorts of wildlife can be observed in peace and quiet.

Thank Eddylevel
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Shapwick Heath National Nature Reserve is my favourite day out. It has everything that Nature lovers would need for a great day out. I am a hobbyist nature photographer and this reserve provides an abundance of opportunities for great nature photography. The reserve is fully...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Excellent paths and walkways with beautiful views of the lakes and bird life. Many of the paths are suitable for bicycle and wheelchairs.

Thank sabbycatt23
Reviewed March 22, 2018

One of my favourite nature reserves. If you're looking for diversity here's your place. A typical day varies according to the season, but will include a vast array of species. Expect to see a number of the heron family, grey, great white, cattle and little...More

Thank Jules F
Reviewed October 23, 2017

This is a lovely reserve when you have found it. It would be helpful if there were road signs directing you. Having got there it is a magical place and you need a long time to experience it.

Thank 30Verdemar
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We parked at the visitor centre and called at the cafe for a morning coffee. Excellent cuppa and piece of cake. The issue we had was that there no indication of the no dogs policy anywhere. It was only when we tried to access the...More

3  Thank steveanderton
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Wow what a great place to visit great walking and bird watching so much going on and the wild life make this a good place to visit do not forget you binoculars and camera

Thank David H
Reviewed March 11, 2017

A splendid reserve full of interesting birds and a landscape of marsh and big skies. One of the best places to spend a few hours in peace and great for reducing your stress!

Thank Diomedia
Reviewed September 29, 2016

If you ever wondered where all that peat came from and what they did when they finished with digging it out come here and see.Here you will find old English lanes with old meadows ,ponds,revines on this moor .We saw plenty here as we walked...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
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December 26, 2016|
Response from Jennifer M | Reviewed this property |
You can take them so far but there are parts where dogs are not allowed .The board at the beginning of the walk will tell you where.