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RSPB Middleton Lakes

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Beautiful

A peaceful walk around the Lakes really helps to just clear your mind. See the beautiful wildlife... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rosalynl338
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Amazing hidden place!

Whenever you think life is getting the better of you, or stressing you out. Take some time for a... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Sam6158
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 September 2012

This is an excellent site for bird watching, we have seen long tailedtits, peregrines, hobby's hunting dragon fly's, grebes, as well as all the usual birds you would see in a reserve as diverse as this. From the car park walk to the heronry [none...More

5  Thank arewetherenowdad
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Visited several times, mainly out of high season. Each time we have been the footpaths are very muddy and slippy. they slope slightly downhill so with the mud makes it difficult for many. wouldn't recommend for older or people with a disability. Unfortunate that the...More

3  Thank leisure_traveller35
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A peaceful walk around the Lakes really helps to just clear your mind. See the beautiful wildlife in front of your eyes and the perfectly kept nature reserve is priceless. Please look after it. Its truly wonderful x

Thank rosalynl338
nickm5216, Manager at RSPB Middleton Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Roz, what a lovely review and sentiment. We will keep Middleton Lakes as good as we can for wildlife and for visitors and hope you continue to enjoy your visits, many thanks, Nick and the Middleton Lakes Team

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Whenever you think life is getting the better of you, or stressing you out. Take some time for a peaceful walk to and around the Middleton Lakes, and just clear your mind of everything! To see some amazing wildlife in front of your eyes and...More

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nickm5216, Manager at RSPB Middleton Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful review, thank you so much for your lovely words. We are always delighted that people enjoy the peace and quiet of Middleton Lakes and appreciate the views and wildlife here. There is lots of evidence of the health benefits of green spaces...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Nothing here except birds ! The adjacent Middleton Hall does provide some relieve from the binoculars.

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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This was a real treat very large beautiful site with many types of habitats for wild life we spent all day walking around the area on a warm sunny day and only met six people all day, you really feel that you’re back to nature,the...More

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nickm5216, Manager at RSPB Middleton Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi Ian, thank you so much for taking time to write this review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit. As you discovered its very easy to find yourself on your own at Middleton Lakes and enjoying the peace and quiet. "back to...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

My friend, who is a keen bird watcher, suggested we go for a walk here. I didn't even know that this place existed but then as I'm not a bird watcher I suppose it wouldn't cross my radar. Even if you have no interest in...More

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nickm5216, Manager at RSPB Middleton Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Hi there and thank you so much for the kind review. We are delighted that you have found us and hope that you will continue to visit. As you say Middleton Lakes is for anyone who enjoys a walk in the countryside and not just...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

We went for a soothing body massage at the wonderful Senses of Siam and then coffee at the café followed by a leisurely walk through the woods. Lovely day.More

1  Thank LynneBeaumont
nick m, Manager at RSPB Middleton Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Now that sounds perfect! We are so glad that your visit to Middleton Lakes was so relaxed and thank you so much for the review. For anyone not familiar with the area, the Middleton Hall Courtyard where Senses of Siam and the café are is...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

A great walk in the countryside and view birds and the local area which has been reclaimed. The water area is fascinating.More

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nick m, Manager at RSPB Middleton Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you so much for the positive review. To be able to enjoy 'a great walk in the countryside' after years of dusty noisy gravel extraction is a testament to how nature has returned and reclaimed the valley (with a little help from all of...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I can't believe that I've not visited this amazing reserve before today. It's literally 10 minutes away from where I live. There is so much to see here; all kinds of small birds, herons, dragonflies and beautiful butterflies. It is also a beautiful place to...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Walked round on a very hot sunny day. Good variety of woodland and water and lots of birds to see. I wore shorts and had to suffer some insect bites, nothing serious but long pants next time!More

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nick m, Manager at RSPB Middleton Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hi Graham, thank you for taking the time to review RSPB Middleton Lakes, it is much appreciated. I am sorry that our biting things were not better behaved but this year in particular staff, volunteers and visitors seem to be at the bottom of the...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

A lovely well maintained reserve with meadow, woodland and wetland trails. Toilets and a little coffee shop adjacent to the reserve at Middleton Hall courtyard.More

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nick m, Manager at RSPB Middleton Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi there, thank you so much for your kind review of Middleton Lakes. Our small team of staff and many volunteers work hard to maintain the reserve and its great that you enjoyed your visit. As you say there is the courtyard nearby and a...More

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Sophie P
24 July 2018|
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Response from nickm5216 | Property representative |
Hi there, sorry we missed your question until today. Car parking and entry is £3 per car and free to RSPB members. If our volunteers are not on duty then please pay at our payment posts adjacent to the car park. All... More
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BellaGeorgeDomino
11 August 2016|
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Response from Guidewell | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have to be kept on leads. If you are not familiar with the area Kingsbury Water Park is good for dog walking too.
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