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Ham Wall Nature Reserve

#7 of 36 things to do in Glastonbury Features Animals
Ashcott Road | Meare, Glastonbury BA6 9SX, England
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Great Walk

A lovely place to go for a walk on the Somerset Levels. Parking is easy, and a variety of walks are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alexander J
Bath, United Kingdom
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A Fascinating Nature Reserve

Absolutely brilliant great for solo or family day out with some stunning views across the Somerset... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liam B
Hereford, United Kingdom
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Ashcott Road | Meare, Glastonbury BA6 9SX, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A lovely place to go for a walk on the Somerset Levels. Parking is easy, and a variety of walks are clearly signposted.

Thank Alexander J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely brilliant great for solo or family day out with some stunning views across the Somerset wetlands, it is cared for by the RSPB and you can either go on an events day which are great or just amble around at your leisure there are...More

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Unfortunately the weather was dismal on the day we went but nevertheless it is a superb place for the birds. There are some excellent hides for photographers and birdwatchers set close to the water for the best views. The general area is well laid out...More

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is doubtless a very special site. Birds are everywhere, including some rare breeding species so it makes for a very fulfilling day's birding. The main hide is particularly impressive and affords good views across the marsh and beyond. On our visit it was however...More

Thank 936hungry
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Ham Wall has quickly established itself as the premier birding destination in southwest England. It also happens to be superb for other types of wildlife, including butterflies, moths, dragonflies, etc. Viewing facilities are excellent, with well-placed hides and viewing platforms situated across the reserve. The...More

Thank cataloger_of_ships
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place, there are trails and boardwalks right next to the water so you can really get up close, there are also plenty of hides. We heard at least 3 bitterns booming and our first chiff chaffs of the year, also saw great...More

Thank JEandHR
Reviewed 11 March 2017

An essential visit , along with Shapwick Heath, Greylake and the Avalon Marshes. We were here for the starling murmuration - and saw about a million coming to roost on two evenings. We also joined RSPB volunteers for a `Dawn Explosion' when the Starlings left...More

Thank Diomedia
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We visited Ham Wall Nature Reserve specifically in the hope of seeing the starling murmurations over the Somerset levels and we were not disappointed. The visitor centre has a large car park, cafe and toilets, and the helpful staff in the RSPB office directed us...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

lovely place to share with family ,friends or your dog, gentle walks and a great view across somerset

Thank Kate J
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Large car park, with toilets and information centre. Hot drinks available when information centre open. Paths well laid, plenty of hides. Plenty of walks and birds.

Thank Rita B
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