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All reviews the reserve reed beds muntjac deer wonderful nature railway line visitor center woodland walk plenty of car parking barn owl crisps hot and cold drinks toilet facilities rspb members pond dipping pleasant walk three hours bearded tits
If you like wildlife then you’re in for a treat. Plenty of wild fowl, Marsh Harriers and little tweety birds and even a dragonfly or two around in November when I visited. Facilities are good with a decent reception area where you can have a...More
Our first visit to this delightful reserve. The staff in the reception were very helpful. Toilets were located just before the reception. There are no disabled toilets on site, which is indicated on the site information. Refreshments are available in the reception, in the form...More
A wonderful site of natural beauty. Plenty of wildlife, trees and plants. You would be unlucky not to see at least one muntjac deer during your walk and if you go at dusk you may be lucky and see a moon faces barn owl. Great...More
This RSPB reserve is on the outskirts of Norwich City and is well signposted from the A47. There is ample parking by the reserve and access is gained by crossing the railway line - obviously care should be taken, especially with wheelchairs! There is a...More
Visited early afternoon. Car park quite full. Welcome was friendly and informative. We were shown on map the different hides and paths. Receptition had a few snacks and a machine for coffee. A few bottled drinks too. Toilets available . Lots of picnic benches and...More
Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elaine W
HannahD2442, General Manager at Strumpshaw Fen, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018
Thanks so much for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. One visitor counted 15 lizards this week soaking up the Autumn sunshine. We hope you visit again soon.
Have been a couple of times and still not seen it all. Various walks along well maintained pathways are a pleasure together with well maintained and informative hides. I’m not a massive bird watcher but you don’t have to be to easily sit there for...More
A lovely peaceful spot surrounded by wildlife, spotted lots of different dragonfly including a Norfolk Hawker and butterfly. Sitting in one of the hides with binoculars we got to see a magnificent Kingfisher and watch it fish!
Well-maintained walkways and hides make for a very enjoyable visit, with lots of wildlife to see. All well signposted, and a map is provided, though it might pay to take water and a picnic, especially if you plan to use the Tower Hide, which is...More