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Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve

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Great for birdwatchers

Great place to visit for birdwatchers and those who are interested in nature. Hides are good with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dianegiles23
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Special needs and wheelchair friendly

Perfect for a days entertainment, lots to see and explore. Parking is easy. Staff happy to help... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Laura S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit for birdwatchers and those who are interested in nature. Hides are good with plenty of information. We enjoyed watching the swallows who had made their nest in a hide fly in and out to feed their young. Good paths to walk...More

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EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Diane I am pleased you enjoyed watching the birds and other wildlife and found the site and paths available accessible. Elle Information and Events Officer

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for a days entertainment, lots to see and explore. Parking is easy. Staff happy to help when needed. And loads of information around

Thank Laura S
EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming! I am glad that you found the site accessible and enjoyed your visit. Do come again soon :) Elle Information and Events Officer

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never been birdwatching before - really enjoyed sitting in the various hides watching and trying to identify the birds.Free entry, easy to follow map provided and good observation spots Children would enjoy this too.

Thank jennifer19592016
EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jennifer Thanks for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your first experience of bird watching. We run 'What's that bird?' sessions which provide a great introduction to bird watching. Check out the programme at: wildeastdevon.co.uk See you again! Elle Information and Events Officer

Reviewed 21 July 2018

The tram journeys seemed very popular but we decided to drive to the main carpark. Unfortunately there was some work going on and we couldn't use it. We tried to find another entrance explained to us without luck. But we drove round the other side...More

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EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hi Sue Sorry that you visited us when there were works taking place. Today is the LAST DAY of disturbance and the wetlands will then be open for business as usual. We look forward to having you visit us again, and enjoying the peace and...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

Fantastic and tranquil place for people to get close to nature and wildlife. How wonderful to have a dog free area where you can picnic without the fear of sitting in dog mess. People have to realise that a nature reserve cannot have disturbance by...More

Thank Janer16
EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed getting close to nature and had a restful and worry free picnic! Do come again soon. Elle Information and Events Officer

Reviewed 3 July 2018

The wetlands is great for a relaxing was, it's not too busy and it's nice for an evening stroll. ...

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EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for your review Tracy I am glad you found your visit relaxing, do come and visit us again soon! Elle Information and Events Officer

Reviewed 2 July 2018

The view from the tram over the wetlands was lovely. There are special places to view the birds and lovely walks around the area. Definitely worth a visit especially if you are a bird watcher.

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EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thanks for your review. I am glad you enjoyed the view from the Tram - next time pop in and see us as well, it's worth wodnering around the site and this time waving to the tram! Elle Information and Events Officer

Reviewed 18 June 2018

A place of beauty, unspoiled, a natural habitat for birds and other wildlife, wonderful for watching and also photographing.

Thank Kenneth G
EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. Come again soon! Elle Information and Events Officer

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I was thinking to have a nice walk at the beginning but end up I enjoyed it very much. They were doing some wild lifes theme and there were volunteers at certain viewpoints providing free interactive activities for visitors. Saw and gained extra strange and...More

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EDDC-Countryside, Public Relations Manager at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for your review. Do come again soon! Elle Infomation and Events Officer

Reviewed 30 May 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting today - the paths and hides were excellent. I particularly enjoyed the beautiful wildflowers growing here in abundance - campion, hogweed, buttercup, oxeye daisy, thrift and ragged robin. Heard some warblers, and enjoyed spotting the heron and egret. Beautiful views over...More

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Response from EDDC-Countryside | Property representative |
Hi Julie, no I am afraid that this is a no dog policy at Seaton Wetlands, other than guide dogs.
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