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RSPB Fairburn Ings nature reserve

#3 of 21 things to do in Castleford Features Animals
Fairburn Ings Newton Lane | Fairburn Ing Visitor Centre, Castleford WF10 2BH, England
+44 1977 628191
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See birds close up. Great for kids

A nice welcome at the visitors’ centre, where you can get information about the site, a bit to eat... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andy P
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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Fantastic day out for any age.

We visited this reserve as a family and loved it so much that we are now members of the RSPB. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony O
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Grimsby, England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“pond dipping” (55 reviews)
“bird watching” (20 reviews)
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Fairburn Ings Newton Lane | Fairburn Ing Visitor Centre, Castleford WF10 2BH, England
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+44 1977 628191
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice welcome at the visitors’ centre, where you can get information about the site, a bit to eat, and enjoy the shop. Toilet facilities are also available. Near the centre are a number of bird feeding areas which are visited regularly by birds and...More

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this reserve as a family and loved it so much that we are now members of the RSPB. The site is vast so you will need more than one day to fully appreciate all of it, you may even be lucky and see...More

Thank Tony O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and the fella have been here many times to relax and take in the spectacular views, but most of all to see the wildlife around the area. It's big enough to take in at your leisure and have a picnic while watching the swans...More

Thank sandrareviewer2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of walks. Wooded or open long or short. Loads of birds and water fowl to see. Join the rspb. For free entry. We even spotted a deer.

Thank shelly g
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is a wonderful pleasant place to see some of our nature. I have seen foxes, deer,stag, moles,stot, mink. Perigan falcons, many more wildlife too numerous to mention. For walks you can do a small to large walk, over 10 miles if you really want....More

Thank katherineevans
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Parked the car for £3 but that allowed everyone to enter. The paths were easy to walk on and everywhere was well cared for. Lovely walk lots of opportunities to see birds or just walk the dog. Rangers friendly and helpful and all other visitors...More

Thank Yorkshirediner
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Visited here with my wife and two teenage kids. Had a nice walk through the designated path with plenty of nature to see. A small shop with light refreshments was nice. Would probably suit a family with younger children rather than teenage kids.

Thank nickcas2015
Reviewed 27 June 2017

A we'll maintained well laid out RSPB reserve (admission charge to non RSPB members) with all many different birds and insects. Cafe- Picnic Tables- Toilets - Good sized car parks. A smaller reserve nearby to visit also. Take a picnic and enjoy a day with...More

Thank lmorgan2015
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Fairburn Ings is a lovely nature reserve ,better on the drier days as it is a little exposed .Not really for the disabelled .

Thank Clive M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Been here a number of times now. Love the atmosphere. Loads to do from walking to pond dipping with your children. You can hire equipment here including your binoculars! Love the walks and the staff are always willing to help from giving you a map...More

Thank babsbconnon
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David G
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I know that but reduce the price and sell more product. I worked for British rail in the early 80's when they reduced all single fares for pensioners to £1, they had to put on extra trains to deal with the demand, and the... More
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Yvonne B
11 February 2016|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
The car park is £2.50 (payable in the cafe). Not sure about any gluten free cakes.
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