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RSPB Marshside

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beautiful birds gulls swans lovely walk along side them. Enjoyed watching them for a few moments,

Nice walk along side the lake with the gulls ducks and seagulls. Stretched our legs after the drive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather C
Pink footed geese a plenty!

Free parking but you can give a donation, pleasant walk down to the beach though at this time of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Marine Drive, Southport, England
+44 1704 226190
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice walk along side the lake with the gulls ducks and seagulls. Stretched our legs after the drive here had a cheeky ice cream nice and relaxing in the beautiful sunshine.

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free parking but you can give a donation, pleasant walk down to the beach though at this time of year you need walking boots or very good trainers, This time of year ideal for seeing the skeins of geese flying overhead

Thank Jan295
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I walked from Leicester Street in Southport along the path beside Marine Drive to RSPB Marshside on the last day in September. The saltmarsh was literally alive with Pinkfooted Geese - 100's of them are in residence on and around the reserve, feeding and flying...More

Thank lynjg
Reviewed 7 September 2018

September is the best time to see an abundance of wildfowl. Well kept hides on a modest site give great views of avocet, godwits and wigeon. Enjoyed my visit immensely.

Thank T J
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I dropped in there on a Sunday morning. The warden, recognising me as a non regular visitor, was very helpful and also told me about other reserves of interest in the area, including when to visit / what to see. As I was leaving town...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

A lovely spot to visit on the coastline of Southport. Good parking and easy access to this site provide an opportunity to see the varied birdlife. Curlews ,waders,Greylag geese,Red Shank, Dunling, Blacktailed Godwit,Gadwall and Widgeon to name but a few. There is usually a very...More

Thank valerie b
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Binoculars a necessity as the birds were quite a distance from the parking lot. Limited parking but peaceful.

Thank sandra s
Reviewed 15 July 2018

There are two hides that offer great views of the inner marsh to see plenty of geese, wading and plenty other visiting birds. I am only a very interested onlooker but this does attract plenty of 'twitchers' as there is a lot to see here...More

Thank 09april52
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I went for a walk round the the sea wall and had a look at the birds I saw little egrets geese moor hens ducks and also some hares it's a great place

Thank Maud L
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Come here and enjoy the view and birds. It's a really great area for a stroll even if you're not interested in birds.

Thank pollyoppy
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Gemma M
3 September 2018|
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Response from caroltA5133ZU | Reviewed this property |
The car park is down the road a bit but you can park right opposite if you have a disabled parking badge. If you haven’t it would still be ok I think, there’s space there for 3 cars. Anyway you can still park in the car park... More