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Elmley National Nature Reserve

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Beautiful in a' Derek Jaraman way' vast expanse of land with wildlife. Hares, stoats, etc you will... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Very English- Nature and heavy industry co-regulated

The Thames becomes the sea and the birds are happy at this place ingnoring the industries around... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Kingshill Farm | Elmley, Sheerness ME12 3RW, England
+44 7930 847520
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Beautiful in a' Derek Jaraman way' vast expanse of land with wildlife. Hares, stoats, etc you will see something you've never seen before.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Thames becomes the sea and the birds are happy at this place ingnoring the industries around. Beautiful area in an island that is not really an island, well the price in stores are island high.

Thank rv15243
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I love this place, my family has been visiting Elmley for the last 30 years. The scenery is beautiful and it’s such a peaceful place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The bird life is amazing and you can also witness some...More

Thank Corin76
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Elmley is just perfect for anyone interested in wildlife or for those simply looking to get away from it all for a few days. And only an hour or so out of London.

Thank ollyo605
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Wanted to see hares and saw 4... two really close up. Very very windy day but fortunately sunny too. Clear guided paths and hides . The only downside was Spring time closing is 5 which was a bit early so we could not walk to...More

3  Thank steph8859
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This reserve is outstanding for raptors and waders. As the seasons blow through the migrants come and go but whatever time of year you are guaranteed to see Marsh Harriers. The main area is accessed through a long single track road with plenty of great...More

4  Thank 650duncanj
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Whilst we were staying on sight in the Saltbox we walked around the beautiful and expansive reserve. As novice birdwatchers we appreciated all the information provided. Well worth a visit!

1  Thank munkat
Reviewed 15 October 2017

came here earlier in the year but didn't have time to walk to the hides, but were very impressed at all we did see. came back to walk to the hides , a beautiful warm day but the pools have dried up as not enough...More

3  Thank gina n
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Went for a walk here recently and the views are amazing . Is it so quiet and well worth a visit. Will go back next summer

1  Thank DaveLisaHolly
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Normally a great place to visit, but ... I understand it's been an extensive dry first half to the year, and the net outcome is that the pools have all dried up and so there are no birds to be seen from the 3 associated...More

4  Thank JohnOzCovUK
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