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The National Trust for Jersey Wetland Centre

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A haven for wildlife on Jersey

Very definitely worth a visit ... should always pop in when passing as you never know what you... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Nick M
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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We called in briefly on a fairly windy day so there wasn't much birdlife to be seen.However, this... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Simon W
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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The National Trust for Jersey Wetland Centre is perfectly situated overlooking La Mare au Seigneur (St Ouen's Pond) SSI nature reserve and acts as both a state-of-the-art bird hide as well as a wetland interpretation centre.
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La Grande Route des Mielles, JE3 7FN
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+44 1534 483193
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very definitely worth a visit ... should always pop in when passing as you never know what you might be lucky enough to see ... iIf it's the Marsh Harriers it will be unforgettable.

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We called in briefly on a fairly windy day so there wasn't much birdlife to be seen.However, this is a great facility with a visitor controlled CCTV camera to enable closer views and some binoculars available. There are also some wall mounted touch screens with...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We did not spend too much time here as there was really not a lot to see. There were two unexpected black swans, and a pair of marsh harriers put in an appearance. Otherwise, there were the usual sorts of wildfowl only. The hides are...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Time your visit right and you will be amazed by the numbers of terrestrial orchids thriving among the grasses in this wetland habitat. Then venture on to the splendid hide to watch the Marsh Harriers, what a treat.

Thank John P
Reviewed 1 June 2017

An excellent, innovative hide crafted out of an old German Bunker, that gives excellent views over St Ouens Pond. On my visit I was lucky enough to see a pair of Black-Winged Stilts that had dropped in on their migration north, which was a real...More

Thank ian g
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Excellent views of Marsh Harriers in May. Wetland Centre hide is of a good standard, with views out over St Ouen's pond, there are also information boards along the walls. We also visited the nature reserve to the north, which has three little hides where...More

Thank OlwenCapper
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I visit Jersey every year and have come here since it opened. There is always something to see in May and the marsh harriers can be very obliging - one gave an aerial close-up for me and I only popped in for 20 minutes or...More

Thank Gillian J
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Easy to spend an hour or so here, admiring the wildlife. It's an excellent hide and even has a camera you can control to watch them all. You can walk around outside in some of the areas too, although not all. Only thing extra it...More

Thank sen862017
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Stop at the car park opposite Big Verns and cross the road into a little slice of peace. Watching geese and ducks along with Marh harriers, nesting in the reeds!

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Free entrance with the wetland in view, its got a few activities for the kids to have a go at, theres cameras for you to play about with and you can zoom in and out and watch the screens.

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