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Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve

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Stodmarsh Road | Canterbury, Stodmarsh, England
+44 1233 812525
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Quick pooch walk

Lovely little village with a pub and this nature reserve....great for a stroll after Sunday lunch... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
via mobile
Increasingly accessible

This reserve always has something of interest and has turned up many major rarities. The short walk... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Margate, United Kingdom
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Stodmarsh Road | Canterbury, Stodmarsh, England
+44 1233 812525
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little village with a pub and this nature reserve....great for a stroll after Sunday lunch or for nature/bird watching but it’s quite small x

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

This reserve always has something of interest and has turned up many major rarities. The short walk through the wet wood has resting places and the Reed Marsh Hide view has been enhanced and packed with wildfowl.

Thank grumpyoldbirder
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We love this nature reserve and always visit when staying in the area. Lovely well marked and signposted paths lead to several hides. Superb bird watching. The paths are an easy stroll...you can take a short stroll or and longer walk across the reserve. Convenient...More

Thank judithlorraine123
Reviewed 22 August 2017

a very interesting place well kept the Hides were well placed and kept very clean a most enjoyable way to spend some time

Thank Peggy77524240
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Well-marked paths, seats at regular intervals and likewise information boards. Noticed several bird hides too. Lovely tranquil atmosphere.

Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Nature at its finest. Clearly marked paths Clean, litter free. Amazing hides for animal watching. Just a special slice of kent..very natural habitat..really beautiful walks

Thank becky a
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Wonderful place to watch birds. Many raptors and other marsh loving birds. Good hides and a very undisturbed spot of natural countryside.

Thank Bhomian
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is truly an amazing venue for bird watchers & photographers. An abundance of wildlife can be found within this beautiful marsh area which is home to Reed Warblers, Marsh Harrier, Kestrel, Kingfisher and plenty more. Also found a grass snake along with Marsh frogs....More

Thank kentcoastimages
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It's the sort of place you will probably not read much about in a tourist guide, but if you're staying nearby (like we did in Ramsgate) I absolutlely recommand to do the circular walk through this wonderful nature reserve. The site is beautiful, even in...More

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Very nice place to take a country walk ,we have been in summer and winter and on both occasions have enjoyed our visit. Then back to the Red Lion for a beer , as must.

Thank tony b
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23 April 2017|
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Response from Christian S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, In fact there are two car parks you can use. The one in Stodmarsh itself, which is the nearest one to the lakes. But you can also use the car park at the Grove Fery Inn, near the Grove Ferry Picnic site at Upstreet... More
21 August 2016|
Response from Newfly |
Just found the answer myself...thanks