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Bowling Green Marsh is on the east bank of the Exe Estuary, within easy walking distance of Topsham and our shop at Darts Farm. It's the main high tide roost for the north of the estuary and one of the best places to watch birds in south-west...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Bowling Green Rd, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0BG, England
All reviews high tide bird hide bird watching bowling green goat walk the reserve viewing platform disabled parking comfortable seating share their knowledge well worth a visit waders birds marsh flock wildfowl lane
The RSPB reserve is extensive, but the hides make much of it accessible. A wide variety of wildfowl and waders for the keen birder. Parking is congested on the approach road, so best to walk to the site from the town along the 'Goat Walk'...More
Went there on the recommendation of an interview in BBC Radio Devon with an RSPB person who said that there was a spoonbill to be seen. 200 - 300 yard walk from the neatest parking, but a well equipped hide with warden, coffee and settees!...More
We are members of the RSPB and on the spur of the moment decided to go to this. We first parked at Darts Farm and had a good look upstairs in the RSPB shop. Lots of interesting things on blackboards and a maps. We were...More
Situated down a long narrow lane, only 2 disabled parking spaces nearby, closest parking is road parking a few hundred metres up the lane, new hide, large viewing windows overlooking tidal pools, super views of curlew, black tailed godwits, spoonbill, green sandpiper.
We live nearby and visit regularly, especially the garden more than the bird hide and buildings, my 9 year old loves looking in the undergrowth for insects and he's seen mice which he loved, he went into the building once and enjoyed using the binoculars...More
Nice hide for viewing if the weather is inclement, but good anyway for viewing Green Shank Whimbrel water fowl. Couple of Car parking spaces for disabled right outside. Else it's a short walk down a hill for nearest parking. A short walk further on you...More
There is a board with the more common birds to be seen, but all the other people there were more than happy to share their knowledge and point out widgeon, curlew, godwits etc.
Fantastic for children.