Marfield Wetlands Nature Reserve

Marfield Wetlands Nature Reserve, Masham: Address, Marfield Wetlands Nature Reserve Reviews: 4/5

Marfield Wetlands Nature Reserve

Marfield Wetlands Nature Reserve
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Toontz
Surrey, UK4 contributions
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Lovely couple of hours spent here. Nice easy to walk pathways and hides to sit and watch and photograph the water birds. Also bird feeders near each of the hides means you can capture the smaller birds such as great, blue and coal tits, robins, Chiffchaff and Reed Buntings
Written 12 May 2022
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chicoohla
Manchester, UK66 contributions
Walked by the river then through the whetlands, lovely walk, very informative boards as to which birds to look out for.
Written 4 April 2022
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Chris M
Wetherby, UK1,089 contributions
This Reserve, which originates from a quarry is signed off the Masham - Leyburn (A6108) road. It is on the right travelling north. There are two accesses. We used the most southerly one down a gravel road to a small car park at the bottom. The area is mainly quite flat and relatively open with some hides at a number of points. The overall area is quite compact with paths providing walks and we saw q number of different birds, including young geese and ducklings crossing our path to reach one of the lakes. The Reserve shows what can be achieved from careful land management once the original use has ceased, and is worth a visit if in the area
Written 14 August 2021
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521barbaraj
Bellerby, UK40 contributions
For anyone who enjoys nature this is a fantastic place to go. Lovely walks and lots of wildlife. There are three hides all with padded seats (!) from which to watch the wildlife and the views of the surrounding countryside are superb. Lots of information cards to assist in identifying the wildlife. Several feeders full of bird food at each hide so lots of birds. Reed Buntings, Nuthatches, Long Tailed and Willow Tits were amongst the rarer species and lots of Blue Tits, Great Tits, Robins, Blackbirds and Chaffinches. We were also lucky enough to see two Roe Deer. Several lakes where we saw Shelducks, Oyster Catchers, Herons, Lapwings, Curlews and Teal. As the Reserve is maintained by a volunteer all donations will help to make this a great place to visit. Free parking.
Written 19 February 2020
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Jacqui
North Yorkshire, UK3 contributions
We visited this place recommended by friends. Lovely and quiet, with marked path taking you to all the hides. Lots of greylags and canada geese on the lake areas. The hides attract the smaller birds such as blue tits, great tits and we even saw a marsh tit and siskin. Lovely surprise when we saw below a roe deer cantering towards us, she then stopped and looked right at us before trotting off again. Will definitely return.
Written 26 January 2020
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pauline k
Richmond, UK71 contributions
this is a small nature reserve but every time I visit it you can see so many birds, maybe not always birds that are rare but certainly always ducks and swans and geese in abundance. somewhere that is an easy walk and suitable for pushchairs and wheel chairs in dry weather. small ponds and lakes and dragon flies and other insects makes this a perfect place to visit.
Written 18 October 2019
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Ian S
3 contributions
The reserve is not that old , yet the care is going into it weekly and each time you go there is progress.
It has some great hides , some you don't even require a pair of binoculars to enjoy the birds.
Written 9 October 2019
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Keith L
Scarborough, UK33 contributions
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Great place to relax and watch wild life ,2 good bird hides kept clean and tidy by local folunteer, so put a couple of pounds in collection tin . Lovely walk all the way round
Written 16 July 2019
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Nichola649
Weston super Mare, UK61 contributions
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Great walk around reserve, plenty to
spot by way of bird life. Will visit again. Do please leave a donation
In the hide tins for the warden to keep getting bird feed. It is super to see garden birds using the feeders and will greatly assist the birds.
Written 12 April 2019
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Margaret838
Darlington, UK112 contributions
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Not really a birdwatcher but really enjoyed our visit. Lots of birds about and posters helped to name them. Walks round the lakes and hides looking down onto the water for visitors.
Written 31 March 2019
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