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Elmley National Nature Reserve

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Kingshill Farm | Elmley, Sheerness ME12 3RW, England
+44 7930 847520
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Lovely wild site in Kent

Wanted to see hares and saw 4... two really close up. Very very windy day but fortunately sunny... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
steph8859
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London, United Kingdom
Fabulous

This reserve is outstanding for raptors and waders. As the seasons blow through the migrants come... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
650duncanj
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
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“car park”(14 reviews)
“slow drive”(3 reviews)
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Note: This is the page for day visitors to the Nature Reserve. For overnight stays in the cottage and Shepherd's Huts, there is a separate TripAdvisor page - Elmley Nature Reserve Stays. £5 Per car. Or join Friends of Elmley £20 a year. Elmley...more
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Kingshill Farm | Elmley, Sheerness ME12 3RW, England
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+44 7930 847520
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"marsh harrier"
in 7 reviews
"car park"
in 14 reviews
"slow drive"
in 3 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 5 reviews
"sunday morning"
in 2 reviews
"bird watching"
in 2 reviews
"sea birds"
in 2 reviews
"watch the wildlife"
in 2 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 2 reviews
"birds of prey"
in 2 reviews
"bird life"
in 2 reviews
"the main road"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"hide"
in 6 reviews
"egrets"
in 6 reviews
"lapwings"
in 7 reviews
"vines"
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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

1  Thank steph8859
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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

3  Thank 650duncanj
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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
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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

1  Thank gina n
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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
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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

3  Thank JohnOzCovUK
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Beautiful, peaceful and relaxing location, we saw lots of birds or prey, reed warblers and buntings. We all saw a wild hare, butterflies, wading and sea birds, took our two kids aged 9 & 12, if you like a walk and enjoy wild life it's...More

1  Thank sar79_Lan
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Love taking the kids for a slow drive up here,espicially on a rainy day, kids love see the cows in the road, and us having to drive round them , and seeing the different birds they can spot , I believe it's one of the...More

1  Thank mannytourist
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

So love Elmley it is a wild and wondrous place to walk view rest and view our islands Bird life... the rangers are so helpful

1  Thank Libby T
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

What a great day of bird watching,from the moment you entered the reserve in your car ,you had to keep stopping to look at birds ,when you finally get to car park there's a fairly long walk to hides but plenty to see on way...More

3  Thank toomanycoffees
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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