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Farlington Marshes Wildlife Reserve

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Far from the maddening crowd.

Right beside the hectic A3 motorway running into Portsmouth there is a piece of paradise that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Enjoyable walk & bird watching in a sunny day

Nice walk around Farlington Marshes, you can watch birds on one side and sea & boats on the other... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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“lovely walk”(5 reviews)
“bird lovers”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Farlington | A2030 / A27 Junction, Portsmouth PO6 1UN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked to furthest part of the marshes a couple of Sundays ago and the traffic noise was still unbearable. The pollution on the paths close to the A27/A3 is incredibly high and likely dangerous to health.

Thank huggvh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right beside the hectic A3 motorway running into Portsmouth there is a piece of paradise that Nature (with a little help from Man) has hung on to - the Farlington Marshes. I know - it doesn't sound very romantic but here you can escape to...More

Thank Ingeli
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Nice walk around Farlington Marshes, you can watch birds on one side and sea & boats on the other. Free parking, easy access.

Thank bondarandrei
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Beautiful wetland with fabulous wildlife, great access and parking nearby, a thouroughly recommended visit if your in the area.

Thank monstermunchkin
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Very peaceful walk. Good parking nearby. Great site for bird watching despite being so close to the motorway.

Thank Jarczyk
Reviewed 17 October 2017

love this circular walk and if youre lucky you will see many species of birds and waterfowl. watch out for thieves in the carpark as there is no cctv

Thank uktanny
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Absolutely amazing to see such nature close at hand, not just bird lovers but for everyone. Even in the winter months this venue is a height of activity for both land and water. The benches to sit on are an asset as you can get...More

Thank Amanda19622015
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a lovely walk for all those loving nature. There's watching stations for the bird lovers and benches as you go round for the pausing and absorbing the atmosphere that must be part of this sort of visit. Dogs need to be kept on...More

Thank cathyej
Reviewed 29 April 2017

For anone who lives in this area this is one of the most beautiful walks in the city whether during the hiecht of summer with the butterflies birds and extensive views across langstone harbour to the incredible misty winter mornings with a thin wintery sun...More

1  Thank Phee N
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Close to home this reserve is a very special place. Recently visited to try out a new camera lense and I wasn't disappointed! Within minutes I'd seen Lapwings, Egrets and a Short-eared Owl! The walking is easy on gravel paths and the views are stunning....More

Thank sue w
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17 October 2017|
Response from Phee N | Reviewed this property |
There is a Road connecting the car parks from the Eastern road Roundabout secondary Carpark. There through to the bedhampton end is a tarmaced cycle path. The walk around the shoreline can be done with a buggy but it is a... More