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Norfolk Wildlife Trust Cley Marshes

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My wife and I come here several times a year. There is a circular walk of just about 2 miles, but... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Good visitor centre

A great number of birds could be seen from a distance and there were a lot of birdwatchers evident... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
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Cley Marshes is the oldest Wildlife Trust nature reserve in the country having been purchased in 1926 to be held "in perpetuity as a bird breeding sanctuary". Today Cley Marshes is one of the country's most popular birdwatching sites, attracting...more
NWT Cley Marshes Visitor Centre | Coast Road, Cley, Cley Next the Sea, Holt NR25 7SA, England
+44 1263 740008
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I come here several times a year. There is a circular walk of just about 2 miles, but you can stop and enter hides to view waders and so many other aquatic birds. There are often avocets, and lots of waders. Geese...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A great number of birds could be seen from a distance and there were a lot of birdwatchers evident, but we restricted ourselves to the shop and visitor centre. Currently has a photographic display with some wonderful bird pictures that almost look like paintings

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our walk from Blakeney along path towards sea via windmill at Clay and back along the road. Flat well looked after paths easy for a pushchair. We thought we would arrive on beach along the way but not on route from the harbour

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 814AlanW
Reviewed 24 September 2018

to open for me and just a few hides.maybe it was the time of year we went but there was nothing to see and i thought it was a waste of money

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank susan g
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Lovely visit to this delightful place this afternoon. We lovel to walk through the reed beds and listen to the reeds rustling in the breeze. The hides are well thought out and well maintained. It is always a delight to see which species you will...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Travellingmouse123
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We enjoyed the visitor centre very much, the view over the marshes to the sea being unrivalled. My husband, who is beginning to be interested in birds, bought some binoculars from an extremely well informed man who volunteers at the centre.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Highgateglobetrotter
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

What a great place to visit. Lovely cafe, with views over the marshes. Binoculars provided. Lovely staff too. Great seating area outside, to have lunch, and have your dog with you. The views are stunning. Lots of things to buy, in the well stocked gift...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Loiner3570
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

My husband is very interested in birds and I’m very happy on beaches, so after an hour on Cley beach, we headed to the Wildlife Trust Visitors Center for some information. It’s a modern building across the road from Cley Marshes where it has 3...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LMarshUK
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We stopped off here on impulse as we were passing. We're not bird watchers, but we do enjoy wildlife. There are various binoculars to look out of and we could see so many birds on the marshes - we didn't do any of the walks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Balitraveller53
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We have been to a few wildlife sites that are little more than a muddy car park. That’s why we’re really pleased to find a well appointed centre to point us in the right direction for our visit. Knowledgeable staff told us what was happening...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Only in a few places, suggest you ask for help t the Visitor Centre.