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RSPB Old Moor

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Old Moor Lane | Wombwell, Barnsley S73 0YF, England
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A nice relaxing environment there is a cafe upstairs that serves a delicious range of food the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Barnsley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Love, Love. Love this place

Old Moor is always worth a visit as there is so much to see and do. The shop is well stocked and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Are you looking for tranquil and idyllic, to escape the stresses of daily life, we are for you! Are you looking fun and events for the kids, we are for you. Our beautiful nature reserve has something for everyone, we have a fabulous visitor centre and cafe, beautiful places to walk and relax, great events and a funtastic playground area. Come on down for an excellent day out!
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the reserve” (42 reviews)
“pond dipping” (33 reviews)
“bird watching” (26 reviews)
Old Moor Lane | Wombwell, Barnsley S73 0YF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice relaxing environment there is a cafe upstairs that serves a delicious range of food the staff are very helpful and the wildlife is beautiful

Thank cazzycazz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Moor is always worth a visit as there is so much to see and do. The shop is well stocked and the cafe a gem! RSPB members get in for free and the centre offers a range of themed events and special days depending...More

1  Thank Nikkinounou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you're an expert or beginner the RSPB team will help you make the most of your visit. The reserve is being specially developed to attract the Bittern but as well as this there is always a great variety of birds to be seen throughout...More

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took up bird watching during the summer. We are RSPB members and visit at least once a week. The bird watching never disappoints, we really enjoy visiting. The food is good in the cafe and staff are always friendly and on...More

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 6 December 2017

A well presented, friendly cafe serving delicious uncomplicated food from teas and coffee through to a full 3 course meal. Hot, home made and well presented at very reasonable prices.

1  Thank Barry E
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Nice friendly, informative staff and a quite reasonable cafe. On the bird front there is a lot to see and I have found that the bird enthusiasts are all to willing to identify birds for you and point out anything special. Great sighting of a...More

1  Thank Dave B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great place for walkers and bird ŵatching, and especially great to take the kids pond dipping, bird ŵatching, butterfly watching etc. Brilliant kids playground as well, followed by a visit to lovely cafe.

1  Thank Jennyb4749
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A great place to visit at any time of year if you are into birds or lovely cakes. The volunteers are excellent at pointing people in the right direction for sightings, the shop stocks a wide range of bird associated products, and the cafe is...More

1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 3 November 2017

After having a recommendation from the Premier Inn receptionist to visit this RSPB site I can say I wasn't disappointed. The layout of the reserve enables you to see the different birds in well maintained and comfortable hides enabling good spotting and photos to be...More

1  Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great way to introduce your children in to nature. Lovely place to have a picnic and appreciate the wildlife, do some pond dipping and then have a blast on the outdoor play area. Will definitely be going again!

1  Thank louiseOxley
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26 August 2017|
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Response from Fargo2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - not sure
Heather E
16 July 2017|
Response from 18rias | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, we didn't see anyone with a dog whilst we were there.
18 May 2016|
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Response from DanielleM1804 | Property representative |
Hi, We have two meeting rooms in the main farmhouse that we hire out and the Activity Centre can be hired for Birthday parties. If you have specific requirements please email us or call the Visitor Centre on 01226 751593... More