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Monkton Nature Reserve

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Junction of the A229 and the A253, Monkton, Ramsgate CT12 4LH, England
+44 1843 822666
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Great Day!

We had a great day here today. Was there for 4 and a 1/2 hours which was surprising! The 3 and 4... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Gemma S
via mobile
3 and half hours of interest with an 8 and 6 year old!

Our first visit with my 2 grandkids and they and I loved it! They were fascinated with the exhibits... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
mieke v
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chalk pit” (6 reviews)
“pond dipping” (6 reviews)
“fairy houses” (5 reviews)
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Junction of the A229 and the A253, Monkton, Ramsgate CT12 4LH, England
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+44 1843 822666
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great day here today. Was there for 4 and a 1/2 hours which was surprising! The 3 and 4 year old absolutely loved it! Searching for fairy houses and collecting twigs, mushrooms and berries!! Hot drinks £1, a can was 75p, sat...More

Thank Gemma S
Kashmir F, Environmental Education Officer at Monkton Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for such a lovely review Gemma! I'm so glad you and the children enjoyed it. Glad you saw some fairies too, including Daisy (I think she's my favourite fairy). Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our first visit with my 2 grandkids and they and I loved it! They were fascinated with the exhibits in the museum, did the brass rubbings around the reserve, hunted round for the fairies and fairy houses, saw several lizards, spent time in the two...More

Thank mieke v
Kashmir F, Environmental Education Officer at Monkton Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review! That's definitely an impressive list of species there! We're very glad you had such a good time and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I urge any one of all ages to go and see this wonderful nature reserve, it's just lovely and well priced. We spent a few hours there with our 3 year old son who loved the museum and just running around but learning a few...More

Thank MrCoffeeBean
Kashmir F, Environmental Education Officer at Monkton Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review! Really glad you enjoyed it, and your little one did too! We look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

If you haven't been you really should. We spent hours here exploring the trails, pond dipping, went in the bay cave and because it was a Friday we also got to see some birds of prey! There were benches so you can have a picnic...More

Thank awt4
Kashmir F, Environmental Education Officer at Monkton Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! Really glad you enjoyed the Reserve, we really appreciate your kind comments.

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Fantastic off the beaten track place to go to. Adventures for the children, second hand book shop, and a planetary observatory

Thank irashadler
Kashmir F, Environmental Education Officer at Monkton Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your day and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

I have passed this reserve for the last 10 years and often wondered about it. I decided a visit was in order after reading tripadvisor reviews and its FB page. The staff were so friendly and interested in the children visitors. They are GREAT ambassadors...More

Thank Ingrid0909
Kashmir F, Environmental Education Officer at Monkton Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review of the Reserve! I'm really glad you had such an enjoyable time and we look forward to seeing you again soon. If you come with your camera next time, please do share the photos with us, we...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Driven past many many times. Thought we would explore today. Even dodging showers didn't stop us. Lively little nature reserve. Dinosaur trail and fairy house hunting. Kiddies Even spotted a real fairy!

Thank Tiggspoo
Kashmir F, Environmental Education Officer at Monkton Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for your rating, I'm glad to hear the showers didn't stop you and you enjoyed yourselves. We have plenty of fairies flying around at this time of year so I'm happy you spotted one. (Thank you in addition for being our 50th review!)

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Nice walk/ nature trail -don't forget to seek out the fairies. Very helpful staff - paper & crayons supplied for the children to do the brass rubbings around the walk. Nice picnic area and activity cupboard for the kids.

Thank 2015RandR
Kashmir F, Environmental Education Officer at Monkton Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we're glad you enjoyed your time at the Reserve and we hope to see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 5 April 2017

a lovely hidden gem, friendly people, good value, spent a pleasant hour exploring.pay for a years pass and go at different times of the year

Thank crazycook2015
Kashmir F, Environmental Education Officer at Monkton Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! We're glad you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 22 December 2016

A lovely place to visit. The whole of the reserve is evolved from a disused chalk pit just outside the village of Monkton, and is laid out in such a way that allows you to see all the flora and fauna without missing a thing....More

4  Thank jezand
Management response:Responded 29 January 2017

Thank you very much for your 5* review. We are pleased you enjoyed your trip.

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gemma w
7 October 2017|
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Response from Kashmir F | Property representative |
Hello Gemma, Thanks for getting in touch. No dogs allowed at all unfortunately. Thanks, Kashmir
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