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RSPB Marshside

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Marine Drive, Southport, England
+44 1704 226190
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Always visit Marshside before travelling onwards to Southport

A lovely spot to visit on the coastline of Southport. Good parking and easy access to this site... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
valerie b
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Preston, United Kingdom
Bird watching

Binoculars a necessity as the birds were quite a distance from the parking lot. Limited parking but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sandra s
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San Francisco, California
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  • Average4%
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“free car park” (6 reviews)
“bird watching” (4 reviews)
“wading birds” (3 reviews)
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Marine Drive, Southport, England
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+44 1704 226190
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"free car park"
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"bird watching"
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"wading birds"
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"lovely reserve"
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"public footpath"
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"coast road"
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"tail end"
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"hide"
in 25 reviews
"avocets"
in 13 reviews
"waders"
in 8 reviews
"warden"
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"geese"
in 14 reviews
"binoculars"
in 7 reviews
"birdwatchers"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely spot to visit on the coastline of Southport. Good parking and easy access to this site provide an opportunity to see the varied birdlife. Curlews ,waders,Greylag geese,Red Shank, Dunling, Blacktailed Godwit,Gadwall and Widgeon to name but a few. There is usually a very...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Binoculars a necessity as the birds were quite a distance from the parking lot. Limited parking but peaceful.

Thank sandra s
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are two hides that offer great views of the inner marsh to see plenty of geese, wading and plenty other visiting birds. I am only a very interested onlooker but this does attract plenty of 'twitchers' as there is a lot to see here...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I went for a walk round the the sea wall and had a look at the birds I saw little egrets geese moor hens ducks and also some hares it's a great place

Thank Maud L
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Come here and enjoy the view and birds. It's a really great area for a stroll even if you're not interested in birds.

Thank pollyoppy
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Always love to go to Marshside in the Spring because the avocets come to nest and you can take photographs from the hide successfully. Gulls, avocets and godwits are mainly seen but I have photographed herons and egrets there. Varieties of duck are seen and...More

Thank Carol T
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This is a great reserve to see water birds including Avocets, Lapwings and Godwits. There are two hides and a few viewing points along the roadway. The road is busy but the hides are peaceful and provide a great vista. There is a small car...More

Thank Kath M
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

An excellent place to view many different ducks, geese, waders and other birds. Parking, toilets, information.

Thank TarkanFan
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Waders and ducks by the thousands. Occasional rapters and short-eared owls. To many species to list here

Thank Sandy G
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We went here to do some surveying work on the saltmarshes. Beautiful open expanse where the birds can live in peace. It's great that there are places like this available for nature. Free parking

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