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Blacktoft Sands

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Townsend Causeway, Goole, England
+44 1405 704665
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lovely reserve

lovely reserve hides well spaced out and friendly people, toilets and small snack area, good for a... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Scarborough, United Kingdom
An RSPB reserve to watch marsh harriers

Visited midweek, v busy, muddy car park but all other paths solid, visitor centre only open at... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
j w
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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“marsh harrier” (5 reviews)
“rspb reserve” (3 reviews)
Townsend Causeway, Goole, England
+44 1405 704665
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

lovely reserve hides well spaced out and friendly people, toilets and small snack area, good for a variety of birds and wildlife.

Thank Cwright101
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Visited midweek, v busy, muddy car park but all other paths solid, visitor centre only open at weekends in winter, v good hides all overlooking scrapes, not many birds seen until 1 hr before dusk when we saw 5 marsh harriers and a curlew sandpiper....More

Thank j w
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We visited today and wondered where all the birds were this morning. However as the afternoon went on more birds appeared. Flocks of pink footed geese and golden plover flew past and we had good views of the Marsh harriers and waders from the hides...More

Thank notoriousnine
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We sailed through this lovely site earlier in the year. Such a pretty place - land and sea! Hopefully we will get back for a walk someday soon!

Thank bexyjh
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Very local to me but is a site that for some reason is very unpredictable with the level of Bird sightings. And to be honest and IMHO the £4 charge is excessive for the facilities that are available. A big plus however is the well...More

Thank tommee2
Reviewed 18 September 2017

A small but lovely area to see birds. It is run by the RSPB and there is a £4.00 charge for non members. There are 7 hinds some on two levels. Take sandwiches as there is no café, and a long lens is advisable for...More

Thank auntjamjar
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We called in just to have a look at the place as we were in the area and passing. We found the staff (singular) very friendly and helpful and he explained about the reserve and what there was to see. Unfortunately one of our party...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Wonderful collection of lakes, birds, Polish ponies. Facilities basic and simple, but bring a picnic and have a lovely day out. There is a tea/coffee making area in the reception, with a viewing area there too, and information maps. Toilet facilities including accessible toilets for...More

Thank red c
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here in the pouring rain but as it has so many hides we didn't get very wet. The birds were great...ducklings and chicks in abundance. Great views of Bittern and Bearded Tits. A Yellow Wagtail dropped in too. Lots of other birds around...More

Thank margaret1389
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Have visited countless reserves, RSPB, WWT etc, but this was one of our favourites. We'd just come from RSPB Minsmere which was a touch 'touristy', and with this being a bit off the beaten track is was busy, but overly, and the people there seemed...More

Thank Senninhasenninha
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Esther C
20 July 2017|
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Response from red c | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, Esther C, you'd have to ask the staff at the centre
Jenna L
29 August 2016|
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Response from hochelaga1653 | Reviewed this property |
Try emailing the RSPB who run the site. They could give you the answer.