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Blacktoft Sands

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Townsend Causeway, Goole, England
+44 1405 704665
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Sails throigh

We sailed through this lovely site earlier in the year. Such a pretty place - land and sea... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Hit and Miss

Very local to me but is a site that for some reason is very unpredictable with the level of Bird... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“bird watchers” (8 reviews)
“marsh harrier” (5 reviews)
“car park” (9 reviews)
Townsend Causeway, Goole, England
+44 1405 704665
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We sailed through this lovely site earlier in the year. Such a pretty place - land and sea! Hopefully we will get back for a walk someday soon!

Thank bexyjh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very local to me but is a site that for some reason is very unpredictable with the level of Bird sightings. And to be honest and IMHO the £4 charge is excessive for the facilities that are available. A big plus however is the well...More

Thank tommee2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small but lovely area to see birds. It is run by the RSPB and there is a £4.00 charge for non members. There are 7 hinds some on two levels. Take sandwiches as there is no café, and a long lens is advisable for...More

Thank auntjamjar
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We called in just to have a look at the place as we were in the area and passing. We found the staff (singular) very friendly and helpful and he explained about the reserve and what there was to see. Unfortunately one of our party...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Wonderful collection of lakes, birds, Polish ponies. Facilities basic and simple, but bring a picnic and have a lovely day out. There is a tea/coffee making area in the reception, with a viewing area there too, and information maps. Toilet facilities including accessible toilets for...More

Thank red c
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here in the pouring rain but as it has so many hides we didn't get very wet. The birds were great...ducklings and chicks in abundance. Great views of Bittern and Bearded Tits. A Yellow Wagtail dropped in too. Lots of other birds around...More

Thank margaret1389
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Have visited countless reserves, RSPB, WWT etc, but this was one of our favourites. We'd just come from RSPB Minsmere which was a touch 'touristy', and with this being a bit off the beaten track is was busy, but overly, and the people there seemed...More

Thank Senninhasenninha
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Varied wading birds and birds of prey. 5 hides with short walks between. Good visitor centre, toilets and car park. Pleasant way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Savvy70
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This has been a favourite of ours for years and we visited again this week. Easy to get to off the M62 and then a short drive along a windy, narrow road, it has plenty of parking, toilets and picnic tables, but bring your own...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 5 April 2017

if you need to get a rest , chill out , this is probably one of the best places to go, drive slowly enjoy the local heaven

Thank Daniel G
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Esther C
20 July 2017|
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Response from red c | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, Esther C, you'd have to ask the staff at the centre
Jenna L
30 August 2016|
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Response from hochelaga1653 | Reviewed this property |
Try emailing the RSPB who run the site. They could give you the answer.