We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve

Features Animals
Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Share
Review Highlights
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
SallyPaul2
,
Leicester
via mobile
Read all 195 reviews
62
All photos (62)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“blue tits”(4 reviews)
About
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
Open Now
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
Turf Moor Road | Sculthorpe, Fakenham NR21 9GN, England
Website
+44 1328 856788
Call
Reviews (195)
Filter reviews
195 results
Traveller rating
167
22
3
2
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
167
22
3
2
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews woodland birds coffee machine blue tits reed beds bird watching water voles constant stream small reserve changing seasons great spotted woodpecker small admission fee lovely autumn harvest mice well worth a visit board walk barn owl pushchair friendly
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 195 reviews
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

Thank simply-peregrinating
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Sculthorpe Mill Hotel
136 reviews
.81 km away
Wensum Lodge Hotel
208 reviews
2.30 km away
Black Lion Hotel
287 reviews
7.02 km away
The Crown Hotel
810 reviews
12.89 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 42 nearby restaurants
The Hourglass Bar & Restaurant
209 reviews
.41 km away
The Wisteria
114 reviews
2.19 km away
Fakenham Garden Centre
111 reviews
2.23 km away
Sculthorpe Mill Restaurant
233 reviews
.80 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 23 nearby attractions
The Norfolk Chilli Farm
12 reviews
1.59 km away
Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham
319 reviews
7.26 km away
Pensthorpe Natural Park
723 reviews
4.93 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Gabi B
27 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Elaine M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There were some yogi bear style picnic tables near the reception.
1
Vote
53notnits
16 August 2015|
Answer
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.
0
Votes