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Whatever the weather. Always wonderful

We live close by. There is always something new to see. The birds are great. The toad crossing is... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2015
Tiish
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Exeter, United Kingdom
lovely walk

Walking from Topsham down to the Bowling Green Marsh bird hide and then on to the viewing platform... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2015
Marmitefiend
,
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 Jul 2015
“Whatever the weather. Always wonderful”
11 Apr 2015
“lovely walk”
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

We live close by. There is always something new to see. The birds are great. The toad crossing is terrific if horrendous because the cars still squash them on their intrepid journey of at least 20feet from one side to the other. The blackberries will...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 11 April 2015

Walking from Topsham down to the Bowling Green Marsh bird hide and then on to the viewing platform further down the lane, and back to Topsham via the Goat Walk is a delightful short walk with plenty to see en route. The new RSPB hide...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 4 December 2014

A lot of money has been spent. Well spent. Great cycle path which we will check out further and views. Parking is an issue though as its popular.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank JRB55
Reviewed 4 December 2014

I recommend a walk from elm grove road, down bowling green road to the RSPB lookout at Bowling Green Marsh and then along the Goat Walk that runs along the edge of the estuary. A perfect early or Sunday morning stroll with your dog.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank chrisjA4053RE
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Autumn, winter and spring are the best times to visit and check the tide tables so that you are there just before or after high tide. At low tide the birds pop off for lunch in the mud. Helpful to bring binoculars. There are otters......More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Maigemu
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Lovely estuary views along the Goat Walk and then into the new hide at Bowling Green Marsh. Superb view of the scrapes and estuary. And we saw the migrating osprey.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Gaggie2013
Reviewed 20 August 2014

If you are interested in bird watching this is one of the must visits in South Devon, particularly to see the Avocets at the mouth of the Clyst in winter. Today (20-8-2014) we passed one bird watcher saying to another 'I just saw three Bearded...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Well constructed, configured, and managed. Successfully opened up the marshes of the Clyst without disrupting them.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank PGBakes
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Excellent views of the Exe estuary and its birdlife especially as the tide goes out and the birds come closer to the hides. Many gulls and waders including Curlews which are always an impressive sight. The reserve consist of a hide, a viewing platform and...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Charlie_Cosh
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