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At Saltholme, you'll find a world of amazing wildlife thriving right in the middle of the Tees Valley's heavy industry.Surprising, isn't it? But this is a brilliant place for wildlife – and for you! Come and explore the state- of-the-art visitor...more
All reviews the reserve pond dipping bird watching main building bird life great place to visit industrial area cafe upstairs nice play area gave us a map lake walk mad hatters tea party all ages lovely cafe well worth a visit great facilities helpful staff
We called in here on our way back from Northumberland & were very impressed with the lovely visitor centre. It has lots of facilities including rooms for childrens' activities, a cafe & shop. The reserve was a lot bigger than I expected & there were...More
First time visiting after living fairly close for 30 years! Don’t know what took me so long. First impressions good, plenty of parking space, the volunteer who greeted at the reception was cheerful and full of useful information.
We headed for the lake walk but...More
Date of experience: November 2018
craigmcneil, Visitor Experience Officer at RSPB Saltholme, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Thank your for the lovely review. There's always something to see here no matter what time of year and whether you're spending an hour, an afternoon or a full day. We look forward to seeing you again when you're 'better prepared' :-)
As RSPB members, we are regular visitors. There’s always something going on, for a range of ages, from yarn-bombing to a whole host of seasonal activities including lambing. We go for the birds - the hides have been upgraded recently, with a viewing tower due...More
What a great place to visit all year around. Plenty to see and do especially in the warmer days. Nice friendly staff. Only real criticism is that it closes to early.More
Date of experience: November 2018
craigmcneil, Visitor Experience Officer at RSPB Saltholme, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018
Thank you for the great review. It is a shame that we close at 4pm during the winter months as there's so much wonderful wildlife using the site, but given the site's location and landscape including ditches and cattle grids we close the site when...More
Nice to return to this reserve and see how it has matured over the years. Apart from the birds the main attraction has to be lunch in the café with those wonderful chips. Hospitable staff and a well stocked RSPB shop.
My wife and I made a brief first time visit today. I knew there would be little present bird wise due to the time of year 27 September, an in between time for migrants. However, we wanted to get a feel for the place. Easy...More
Response from craigmcneil | Property representative |
Scooters and bikes are not something we encourage on the paths around the reserve, but we are aware that they can really help families with young children get about and enjoy the site. Although for anything larger than a... More
Scooters and bikes are not something we encourage on the paths around the reserve, but we are aware that they can really help families with young children get about and enjoy the site. Although for anything larger than a balance bike for very young children we would ask that you stick to the cycle track that takes you through reserve from Port Clarence to our front entrance.