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Paxton Pits Nature Reserve

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Little Paxton Lane, St Neots PE19 6ET, England
+44 1480 406795
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Great walks

Nice walk around nature reserve with too many birds on view to mention. Many options to choose... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ray D
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Great place for kids to run

We go here regularly for children to run around and get some fresh air. There are well good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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“heron trail” (9 reviews)
“bird watching” (10 reviews)
“the river” (17 reviews)
Little Paxton Lane, St Neots PE19 6ET, England
+44 1480 406795

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walk around nature reserve with too many birds on view to mention. Many options to choose from, seek advice from the coffee shop if you are unsure of which route to take.

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here regularly for children to run around and get some fresh air. There are well good foot/mountain bike paths, and a visitors centre. Easy to spend a long half day here with a picnic. Varied woodland, grassland and riverside scenery, and lots of...More

Thank MadDoc1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well maintained Reserve. Plenty of well signed walking routes and multiple hides for those who love to observe our feathered friends. The Visitor Centre provides a range of refreshments and loads of info., plus a viewing window out to an area designed to attract...More

Thank johnnmccarthy
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to see wildlife lovely walks or cycle around the lakes and along the river Great place for dog walking

Thank dgG5856TX
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Miles of nature reserve next to the River Ouse. A gravel quarry that has been allowed to become a reserve. There is always plenty of wildlife to see from herons to kingfishers, badgers, foxes and deer. Numerous paths mean you can make your visit as...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We made our first visit to Paxton Pits today and had a very good time. First of all I must say that we are dog owners and are pleased that dogs are allowed to enjoy whats on offer at this venue. We did discover that...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Great place to walk and see wonderful variety of wildlife, and flora. Good wheelchair acess into the hides and good viewing too. Visitor centre was good and really good accessible loo, Look forward to going back.

Thank dudie69
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great walks lovely bird watching hides and book coffee and information site. Good car parking. If you enjoy different birds and photography a must visit for the naturalist

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A great place to walk around and enjoy the scenery and blackberries. Well kept paths, some good hides and lots of birds to admire.

Thank Rach_read
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We love it here and visit regularly and also volunteer in the Visitor Centre and on bird surveys so may be a little biased. However we visit regularly because it is such a great place. We are mainly interested in birdwatching but other wildlife is...More

Thank Christopher W
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Margaret R
5 July 2017|
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Response from PauloB7 |
Hi Margaret, Yes, there are extensive well-surfaced paths near the Visitors' Centre, and a wooden boardwalk. The paths furthest from the Visitors' Centre (nearest the river) are a bit more uneven. The voluntary wardens at... More
Chris C
12 June 2017|
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Response from 15travels15 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably best to contact the reserve about this but I can tell you it is mostly flat although sometimes on grass so a mobility scooter would be Ok. A bit hard for anyone pushing a wheelchair I should think. You could... More
Terry C
22 April 2017|
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Response from Brenbig | Reviewed this property |
No there is not a cafe -my advise is to take lunch with you as it is quite a way to walk and lots of little spots to sit and have lunch