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Ham Wall Nature Reserve

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Ashcott Road | Meare, Glastonbury BA6 9SX, England
+44 7866 554142
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Beatiful isolated location. Very difficult to find.

My husband and our dog walked a long distance, I walked half the distance on this visit. Enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anne Marie D
Filey, United Kingdom
Not the complete visitor attraction, that you get at the flagship venues.

Don't expect this reserve to be like Minsmere or Old Moor, this is a reserve with a portakabin... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Steve C
West Yorkshire
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“white egrets” (8 reviews)
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Ashcott Road | Meare, Glastonbury BA6 9SX, England
+44 7866 554142
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and our dog walked a long distance, I walked half the distance on this visit. Enjoyed many sightings of birds and Sika deer. Reserve not very disabled friendly. Decking area after car park, all flat, it is possible to walk with assistance, push...More

Thank Anne Marie D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't expect this reserve to be like Minsmere or Old Moor, this is a reserve with a portakabin serving machine coffee and soft drinks. there are toilets but very little else. The wardens are of the usual high standard and the car park is large....More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If your able to get along to ham wall bird reserve, depending on time of year there's always something to see , or hear! As I heard the cuckoo & Bittern when I went down in May. There's otters too be seen IF your patient...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Met by a helpful member of staff . It was very peaceful and Hubbie and I strolled round enjoying the walk

Thank Cari L
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Looks to be recently refurbished and lots of birds to be seen along well kept paths and huts. The carvings are good for the kids to play amongst - my only minor quibble was the main information hut was closed so we couldn't ask all...More

Thank Swoods86
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to go for a walk on the Somerset Levels. Parking is easy, and a variety of walks are clearly signposted.

Thank Alexander J
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Absolutely brilliant great for solo or family day out with some stunning views across the Somerset wetlands, it is cared for by the RSPB and you can either go on an events day which are great or just amble around at your leisure there are...More

1  Thank Liam B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Unfortunately the weather was dismal on the day we went but nevertheless it is a superb place for the birds. There are some excellent hides for photographers and birdwatchers set close to the water for the best views. The general area is well laid out...More

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is doubtless a very special site. Birds are everywhere, including some rare breeding species so it makes for a very fulfilling day's birding. The main hide is particularly impressive and affords good views across the marsh and beyond. On our visit it was however...More

Thank 936hungry
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Ham Wall has quickly established itself as the premier birding destination in southwest England. It also happens to be superb for other types of wildlife, including butterflies, moths, dragonflies, etc. Viewing facilities are excellent, with well-placed hides and viewing platforms situated across the reserve. The...More

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