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Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve

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Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Looking for a Kingfisher

This is a good place to see all kinds of birds, monk jacks I was hoping to see a Kingfisher... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Steven B
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Little piece of heaven

We visited early on a Sunday morning just beautiful.. hardly anyone there and lots of birds... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
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“blue tits”(4 reviews)
Sculthorpe Moor is a nature reserve managed by national wildlife charity, The Hawk and Owl Trust. The rare fen habitat is managed for wild birds of prey and the eco-systems on which they depend. With over a mile of easy access boardwalk and hides...more
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Turf Moor Road | Sculthorpe, Fakenham NR21 9GN, England
+44 1328 856788
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have now been twice to this reserve, the second time for a photography course which was excellent and very good value. Coffees and snacks available .

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a lovely day so thought we would go for a walk in the country. Having checked the surrounding area this looked ideal. We arrived to a nice car park and the only way in was through the shop and little cafe area. We...More

2  Thank Pompey06
Sculthorpe M, Public Relations Manager at Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Pompey06. Many thanks for your review, and sorry that you were disappointed by your visit to our wonderful reserve. I'm also sorry that you felt that the voluntary donation was too much. We are a non-profit charity and, sadly, it does cost a lot...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a good place to see all kinds of birds, monk jacks I was hoping to see a Kingfisher, however I just missed out.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We visited early on a Sunday morning just beautiful.. hardly anyone there and lots of birds, butterflies and dragon flies and the odd cheeky rat! It’s a wonderful tranquil place at anytime of year, we normally come in the winter so this was a treat...More

1  Thank SallyPaul2
Reviewed 11 August 2018

As the whole reserve is connected by board walks it is accessible to all. We love to walk here looking at butterflies and visiting the hides. There are often volunteers in the hides to point out what is out there,

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Having visited mostly in winter in the past we weren't really expecting many birds and we were right!! That said, it was a lovely place to spend time on the hottest day of the year. And it is so accessible for the less able -...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

It was a super hot day, but walking through the woods on the boardwalk was perfect. The boys (3 yrs and 5 yrs) loved looking for the numbered boxes with super senses facts about different birds of prey. There was so much to look out...More

Thank Gigi B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We recently had a bench installed in memory of our brother and it was the first chance I had to go see it. The staff were lovely and friendly. Definitely a place to visit for bird and small animal sightings or just to enjoy British...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Visiting Norfolk for the weekend to enjoy the wonderful nature it holds. As it was a bit rainy we visited Sculthorpe Moor as the paths are broadwalked and there are several hides to duck in to if the rain came down. Lovely wooded areas and...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We visited on the second wet day of hot dry July, which probably wasn't the best day to see birds and wildlife. We also had an inquisitive three year old with us but we were able to engage him along the way. We saw very...More

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Gabi B
27 June 2018|
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Response from Elaine M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There were some yogi bear style picnic tables near the reception.
16 August 2015|
Response from Sculthorpe M | Property representative |
Hi there. We only allow assistance dogs on the reserve due to the many ground nesting birds, mammals and amphibians. Sorry.