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Hodbarrow Nature Reserve is located on the outskirts of Millom which is a small town north of Barrow in Furness, just off the A595. It was once a properly busy little industrial town based around iron mining. Now, all the industry has gone and the...More
This place has everything - Fantastic views of the Lakeland mountains to the northeast and the Duddon estuary to the southwest. There is a substantial purpose built hide overlooking the 200 acre freshwater lagoon which provides an excellent viewing platform for the many visiting birds...More
an absolute gem think it most of been a converted iron ore mine it is now a wildlife haven attracting birds such as teens sandwarblers and great crested grebes it is also home to some disused windmills which may be a bit dilapidated but add...More
For starters this is a great venue on a budget as parking is free and it is open all year.
There are footpaths which take you to the sea wall which holds back the water in the large lagoon.
A walk from the RSPB car...More
this was my second visit,my first was a little disappointing but it was up for with visit.The birds were amazing.You could hear the terns before you saw them.There were hundreds,sandwich,little and common terns.Many of them had chicks.There wereother birds as well.It is an out of...More
Don't be put off by the surroundings there are lots of interesting birds to see best from the hide. This is a birders delight. The warden was there when we visited he was very helpful but he is not there all the time
Walked around the nature reserve after a long walk up black coomb mountain..its very beautiful with loads of swans on the lake..its around Haverigg beach/ campsite that was also lovely.. there are remains of a castle thats nice to see and lots of wildlife. we...More
Brilliant area to stroll around lots of well kept paths and information boards some with audio descriptions of the area, wildlife & plants. Whatever you do don't forget you binoculars the lagoon area supports lots of birds as well as the surrounding area & beach....More