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RSPB Old Moor

#3 of 47 things to do in Barnsley Features Animals
Old Moor Lane | Wombwell, Barnsley S73 0YF, England
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Bike ride

I call here often on my bike rides. Good coffee, friendly staff and great value for money compared... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shaun P
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Great day out

Really enjoyed our visit here, really friendly staff, good location and the kids really enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
4_Yorkshire_folks
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“the reserve” (36 reviews)
“pond dipping” (29 reviews)
“bird watching” (28 reviews)
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Old Moor Lane | Wombwell, Barnsley S73 0YF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I call here often on my bike rides. Good coffee, friendly staff and great value for money compared to the likes of the National Trust at Nostril.great courtyard or upstairs terrace to sit outside at.

Thank Shaun P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here, really friendly staff, good location and the kids really enjoyed the park and pond dipping.

Thank 4_Yorkshire_folks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are regular visitors here. Lovely walk around to ground with regular hides to stop and watch the wildlife. A nice walk and a nice place to take children to experience a bit of nature. Café it lovely and serves a lovely hot chocolate. Parking...More

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty to see here, from water birds to small birds. Pleasant walking around the reserve but some of the most attractive birds can be seen close to the entrance. On our last visit we saw a reed bunting, normally an elusive bird. Greenfinches, goldfinches,bullfinches. Nothing...More

Thank GreyGrandad
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous time at Old Moor, lovely clean facilities, loads to see & do. Spent over 4 hours exploring, will visit again soon

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

RSPB Old moor is a lovely hidden gem, it is a lovely place, different hides and activities. We took loads of photo's of loads of different species of birds. They have a café overlooking everything. Lovely place will definitely be going back again as I...More

Thank Rozzy1973
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to enjoy with the family! Lots to do for children, especially in school holidays. Though sometimes you need to book so best checking on the website or ringing up. The staff are helpful and knowledgeable and really patient with the kids.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I recently visited the RSPB wetlands and found a tranquil oasis set within the old coalfields regeneration area. The level of inhabitants is enthralling as this gem is on our doorstep and very reasonable too. What a great place to visit and great walks.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

very friendly staff with new menu. Very reasonable prices and great for bird watching. Hire of Binoculars available

Thank Vennwood
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

RSPB Old Moor is perfect for families with young children. There is a nice play park, pond dipping, hides and activities to complete in the classroom. We go a few times a year and enjoy an entire day and picnic there.

Thank WooPoo
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cheriewhite
Is venue hire available?
18 May 2016|
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Response from Liane H | Property representative |
Hi, We have two meeting rooms in the main farmhouse that we hire out and the Activity Centre can be hired for Birthday parties. If you have specific requirements please email us or call the Visitor Centre on 01226 751593... More
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Laurence W
is there seating areas around the walking area
2 May 2015|
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Response from Liane H | Property representative |
Hi Laurence, There are seats along all the trail paths and picnic tables around the Discovery Zone.
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