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Norfolk Wildlife Trust Cley Marshes

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A pleasant afternoon bird watching

Lovely visit to this delightful place this afternoon. We lovel to walk through the reed beds and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Reigate, United Kingdom
Lovely visitor centre overlooking marshes

We enjoyed the visitor centre very much, the view over the marshes to the sea being unrivalled. My... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London UK
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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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All reviewsthe reservebird watchingwildlife trustcley marsheshelpful staffcar parklovely walkfree parkingcakesgreat place to visithalf waysmall chargewell worth a visitexcellent facilitiesgreat cafeexcellent visitor centreplenty of parking
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank susan g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Travellingmouse123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Highgateglobetrotter
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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

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

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

Thank Andy and Kath M
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We popped in here for a bite to eat and a drink. This place is specially for twitchers (bird watchers). There are some nice views over the Cley marshes but that is all I could recommend about this place. When entering the so called restaurant...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We visited this centre for their Plankton Party. An event advertised in their literature. We had only realised we needed to book the day before and had phoned to find that the event was fully booked. However we were advised that as there were ofter...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Well not really a bird watcher but visiting the Norfolk wild trust today was a real eye opener, a wonderful visit

Thank 150Sue
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Response from E Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Only in a few places, suggest you ask for help t the Visitor Centre.