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Ham Wall Nature Reserve

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Ashcott Road | Meare, Glastonbury BA6 9SX, England
+44 7866 554142
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Dawn Explosion

Went on this guided walk at 0700 on Sunday 13 January. Really great experience - the 2 volunteer... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Martin H
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Lovely walks!

A lovely bird sanctuary, plenty of walks, lots to see - but take your binoculars and a good camera... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Ashcott Road | Meare, Glastonbury BA6 9SX, England
+44 7866 554142
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went on this guided walk at 0700 on Sunday 13 January. Really great experience - the 2 volunteer guides were knowledgeable and amiable and enabled us to enjoy the walk and immerse ourselves in the experience. The starlings starting to move made an amazing impact...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely bird sanctuary, plenty of walks, lots to see - but take your binoculars and a good camera! Not ideal for young kids (unless they're really into nature!) We went to see the Starlings Murmurating at Sunset. Loads of cars, loads of people, but...More

Thank Bobtdiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to find hundreds of others with the same idea - to see the murmuration of starlings. A volunteer helped us find a space in the car park and another gave us information as to the best place to go to see the murmuration....More

Thank kpt1356
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As locals, we visit fairly regularly to walk the dogs. It is very well set up now that there is a large car park (paid) and a little information hut, but the one thing that is missing is a dog bin. There are plenty of...More

Thank nickygUk
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This place is pure magic for nature lovers. We often go to watch the starling murmurations in the winter; with the sun setting and the moon rising and mist rising from the rhynes it is unbelievably beautiful. It is equally lovely all year with many...More

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We have been visiting Ham Wall for years but it has really improved recently, now a decent car park, toilets and even (machine) coffee available! Good viewing platforms and hides and nice flat paths for us oldies! They are very keen on encouraging children's interest...More

1  Thank Marie H
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The worst part is trying to find it. It would be very helpful if there were road signs. Once you arrive there is a very large car park. . The staff are welcoming and knowledgeable. The reserve has been set out very similar to the...More

Thank 30Verdemar
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My husband and our dog walked a long distance, I walked half the distance on this visit. Enjoyed many sightings of birds and Sika deer. Reserve not very disabled friendly. Decking area after car park, all flat, it is possible to walk with assistance, push...More

Thank Anne Marie D
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Don't expect this reserve to be like Minsmere or Old Moor, this is a reserve with a portakabin serving machine coffee and soft drinks. there are toilets but very little else. The wardens are of the usual high standard and the car park is large....More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A great place to watch birds if your young or old, New to bird watching or experienced. The staff are professional and always happy to assist you also the experienced bird watchers are always there to help in identifying if your not sure. There is...More

Thank sjb602016
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