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St Nicks

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Rawdon Avenue, York YO10 3ST, England
+44 1904 411821
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Worth a visit if you are in the area.

If you live in a rural or semi-rural area you might wonder what the point of this place might be... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Excellent small hidden gem

This is a real hidden gem. Wow, I never would have thought this small nature reserve would have... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
John M
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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St Nicks is the green heart of York: a centre for nature and green living. The charity started as ‘Friends of St Nicholas Fields’ in the 1990s by transforming a former landfill site into a thriving Local Nature Reserve. We continue to manage it, with the help of many great volunteers, for the benefit of both wildlife and our visitors.
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21 Feb 2018
“Worth a visit if you are in the area.”
21 Jun 2017
“Excellent small hidden gem”
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Rawdon Avenue, York YO10 3ST, England
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

If you live in a rural or semi-rural area you might wonder what the point of this place might be. If however you live in the rather drab area surrounding the nature reserve, it will no doubt seem like a bit of an oasis, and...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a real hidden gem. Wow, I never would have thought this small nature reserve would have been here. Nice.

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Sam T, General Manager at St Nicks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hi John, Thanks for your review. We are definitely a hidden gem! We are working hard to make more people aware of us and the work we do. Hope we will see you again. Best wishes, Sam

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

I often visit St Nicks nature reserve to relax and look at the wildlife. It's conveniently placed just 10 mins from the city centre, near Lawrence Street. They also run great events in their community building, such as their yearly Autumn fair, which is great...More

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Sam T, Manager at St Nicks, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Hi Paul, Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you find our nature reserve relaxing and enjoy our events! We have even more events on this year (including free activities for kids in August!) so if you'd like to you can keep an eye...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Popped in here on a visit to our daughters. Seems strange to have an area of peace and tranquility in the middle of a housing estate but it works. You hear very little noise from outside. The centre staff are welcoming and happy to answer...More

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Sam T, Manager at St Nicks, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2016

Thank you for your lovely review! Hope you'll visit again soon.

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