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Middleton Lakes

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Address: B78 2AE, Tamworth, England
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Beautiful birds in a beautiful location.

Great variety of waterbirds and excellent view of the heronry. Paths amd bridleway a bit muddy so wear suitable footwear if damp!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great variety of waterbirds and excellent view of the heronry. Paths amd bridleway a bit muddy so wear suitable footwear if damp!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Nice for a stroll around the grounds and few shops to browse in,lots of people there who had arrived on bikes so was fairly busy.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Had a lovely day out at the rspb reserve today got there about 11ish and had a slow walk around the lakes and got to see some fantastic wildlife had a great tit come and eat out my hand . Then about 3 ish when we headed for the meadow walk and met a lovely girl from the rspb who... More 

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We visited the RSPB Reserve close by Middleton Lakes, parking behind the Hall and following the waymarked footpaths through the woodland. The route is well defined and good underfoot, suitable for mobility scooters or wheelchairs as well. There are various side routes off the main path which look good for exploring or resting-up if you need a break. Twenty mins... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

found this place by accident!...not very well signposted and the approach is off the beaten track & a bit dusty but well worth it. Once you get onto the RSPB site it is immaculate with ample parking. There were no staff on site when we arrived and could not find where to pay, after checking the notice board it said... More 

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Tamworth, Stafordshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited 28/10/16 - half term is not good for birds! However I got some decent pictures around the feeders by the Heronry - Tits, Finches and Woodpeckers. Weather overcast. Easy walking distance to Middleton Hall for cafes and toilets.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Easy to find and adequate parking. Footpaths in mainly good order. Dogs allowed entry to most areas on a lead. Good variety of wildfowl and insect life. Cafe adjacent to the site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Fantastic walks around the lakes and woods of this bird sanctuary. Lovely selection of quaint shops nearby

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Today there was an RSPB volunteer in the car park who was very friendly, we were a group of 20 who walked through the woods, along the canal and around the reserve. Parts of the reserve including the woods allow dogs on the lead and you can incorporate a walk along the canal

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Established just over 10 years ago, this reserve seems to improve each time we go, with new boardwalks, paths and a superb, large hide with height adjustable swivel seats. You approach the wetland area via an area of reedbeds and a heronry in the distance and then about 1/4 mile through woodland alongside a brook. The wetland area has recently... More 

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