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RSPB Hayle Estuary

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Very relaxing, nature at it's best

I have to own up a little, we drove very slowly up her and reallybenjoyed the stunning estuary... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Paul F
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Nice place for birders

The Estuary is a heaven for waders mainly. For a short stay there, I had spotted oystercatchers... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Ricky Y
Hong Kong, China
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Carnsew Pool Walkway Griggs Quay, Hayle TR27 6JG, England
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

I have to own up a little, we drove very slowly up her and reallybenjoyed the stunning estuary views, filled with wild life. So mane people were walking and talking enjoying this space, we will be back to walk up here, but I felt it...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

The Estuary is a heaven for waders mainly. For a short stay there, I had spotted oystercatchers, spotted redshanks, egrets, herring gulls, black headed gulls, curlews and grey herons. It is a birders' delight. There are a few eateries around the area and the Old...More

Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is really wroth a visit if you're a birder who is into waders. We had a lovely couple of hours around the site at Hayle estuary. Get off at Lelant Saltings station and its a 10 minute walk to the hide.The main downside is...More

Thank redsandyboy
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Always enjoy a walk here. So much to look at, and its kept so nice by hard working people. its a credit to all.

Thank lisawildwaves
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The walk is flat and easy walking with good parking. Also worth a detour to the RSPB reserve just down the road towards the St Ives turn off on the A30. Lots to see and enjoy, good easy walking and a bit of bird watching...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Was passing by and saw around 20 people with telescopes etc looking over the estuary and then saw it was a a wonderful place for bird watching. Well placed and perfect to pass a few hours.

Thank Neil-KAAG
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Our first visit here, a good viewing hide and other visitors, or locals, very friendly. It was lovely in the early evening. A kingfisher gave us a lovely demonstration, and there was quite a bit of other birdlife both from the hide, and in the...More

Thank Sue T T
Reviewed 8 October 2016

If You are stopping in Hayle then you cant fail to see the Estuary and be drawn to it. We walked around it a couple of times in the early evening, the scenery is wonderful and the variety of birds is good, on the whole...More

Thank twocerts
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Whenever we are on holiday in St Ives, we always make a point of popping up to this RSPB reserve. No shop, no volunteers, just peace and quiet and a few like minded individuals to help you identify anything you're not sure of. The best...More

Thank peter W
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Located at the tidal estuary in Hayle. We drove in and parked under a road overpass that was badly covered in graffiti. How good would it look if local artists painted wildlife scenes on them instead? Has a clean bird hide, (must be locked at...More

Thank Dave b
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