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Attenborough Nature Centre

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Barton Lane, Attenborough NG9 6DY, England
+44 115 972 1777
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Visit Regularly - Always Great

Often take a trip to Attenborough Nature Reserve, it’s perfect for a quiet walk and you can choose... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Fab place

A great place to visit all year round. Can spend 5 mins or 5hrs here depending on how much you want... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nina c
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“the reserve” (42 reviews)
“bird watching” (14 reviews)
“lovely walk” (24 reviews)
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Barton Lane, Attenborough NG9 6DY, England
+44 115 972 1777
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Often take a trip to Attenborough Nature Reserve, it’s perfect for a quiet walk and you can choose either a short wander through the trees or if you have more time go further down by river and up towards Beeston Marina. Can grab a bag...More

Thank PompeyMatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to visit all year round. Can spend 5 mins or 5hrs here depending on how much you want to walk. Huge range of bird life.

Thank nina c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stumbled across this place, which was within half a mile of the hotel I was staying in. Parking can be found on site (donation required) or you can park elsewhere (retail park with ample parking within half a mile). The reserve itself is stunning...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

My friend and I stumbled across this in the summer and did the just under 2mile walk. On a planned visit we came and did a 6.4mile run and the views were stunning. Loads of wildlife.

Thank Hayley H
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a great place for walking and watching nature. If you're a bird watcher or have wildlife as an interest this place will interest you. There are miles of footpaths around the old village, through the gravel pits, alongside the river Trent - so...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

It's pleasant enough and warm but a little predictable. You can get some useful information about the reserve but it's really just a shop.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Called in on the way to Northampton for a quick visit and wished we had all day. Friendly and helpful staff good facilities and welfare at visitor centre, fantastic wildlife which you can literally hand feed. Bring plenty of bird/duck food and a camera for...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Great place for Birdwatching, lots of Hides on a large site. Just a little busy and noisy, on a Sunday

Thank KevinMatt
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and Dogs walked around the lakes to Beeston Marina. The views were lovely and the wildlife great. Many varieties of birds. The paths were well maintained and even the ones around the lakes were not too muddy.I had read many reviews about dogs...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Hidden gem in the midlands. Vast area to explore all the different trails. Abundance of wildlife, particularly birds. If your lucky you can spot some Kingfishers. Would recommend and will return

Thank Devan C
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Response from n0rkin | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a leash, they are not allowed in the visitor centre and cafe but if you walk along the river to Beeston marina you will receive a warm welcome at Steve's cafe and bar where there is... More