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RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve

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Open Now: 09:30 - 17:00
Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Had a lovely first time walk around the Marsh. Saw some lovely birds, Brent Geese, Golden Plovers... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bikequeen68
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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New Year Walkies

We discovered this beautiful walk New Years Eve - had a fab time walking our 2 dogs - visited the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
StefanP2136
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Experience the wonders of the Wash on the RSPB's fantastic Frampton Marsh reserve.Bring the family and take out a Wildlife Explorer backpack for fun activities around the site. Admire the view from the sea bank and see the fantastic wildlife of the...more
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Frampton Roads | Frampton, Boston PE20 1AY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely first time walk around the Marsh. Saw some lovely birds, Brent Geese, Golden Plovers. Will come again without the dog so we can go in the hides.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bikequeen68
RSPB_Frampton_Marsh, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Great to hear you had a lovely time, and thank you for the nice review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We discovered this beautiful walk New Years Eve - had a fab time walking our 2 dogs - visited the Visiting Centre - saw too many birds for my poor species knowledge - but the views were stunning & the weather so kind this year...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StefanP2136
RSPB_Frampton_Marsh, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your lovely review, wonderful to hear you enjoyed your first visit to us. Hopefully there will be many more in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic walk great views of Brent geese.wigeon.redshank.egrets justhe a great place to spend the day.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adrian G
RSPB_Frampton_Marsh, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review. The winter spectacle of birds is fantastic, isn't it? Do come back at other times of the year, to see the effects of the changing species.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a lovely long walk out on the marshes, we were very ready for our cup of tea in the visitor centre. That was when the very friendly and knowledgeable chap on duty told us about some birds coming in to roost for the night...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank razzledazzle51
RSPB_Frampton_Marsh, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your great review! We are glad to see the person on duty made such a positive impression on your, and that you got to enjoy all the sights and sounds of nature at the reserve. Hope you come back again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A regular destination for walking and bird spotting. There are cosy hides to spend a quiet time just watching the birds, or walks all around the site and onto the sea wall where, if you're lucky, you might see a marsh harrier. The sea wall...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julie L
RSPB_Frampton_Marsh, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your lovely review. We do like to make sure the reserve is open to all, including kids and those in wheelchairs and are looking to improve the facilities all the time. Hope you come back again soon.

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A RSPB bird reserve created within the last decade or so, from former farmland. There are several different environmental niches, bird hides and a visitor centre, with knowledgeable staff, hot & cold drinks, cold snacks etc. binoculars are available to use in the centre. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gareth H
RSPB_Frampton_Marsh, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your great review. The wetland portion of the reserve was indeed only created 10 years ago, and really has developed nicely. Nice to hear you found the bird diversity was staggering, it is something we are very proud about. Hope you come back...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Day trip by Carsington Bird Club. At least 60 species seen by group of 12. Highlights were little stint, Merlin and cattle egret. Lots of black tailed godwits. Long-billed Dowitcher proved elusive. Tea/ coffee machine and small selection of filled rolls, and snacks.

Date of experience: September 2018
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RSPB_Frampton_Marsh, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your review, glad our volunteers made such a positive impression. Sorry the dowitcher proved elusive, it can be tricky to find! Hope you all come back again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Having joined the RSPB a few days earlier and finding Frampton Marsh was (nearly) on our way home we diverted to see it. It is open, beautiful and right on the corner of The Wash. There is a helpful and knowledgable RSPB person on hand...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jawenold
RSPB_Frampton_Marsh, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your review, great to hear the person on duty was helpful and made a positive impression. Hope you come back again soon.

Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely on a sunny day. At least 3 hides and well maintained paths and gates etc. Decent section is wheel chair / pram accessible. There is a high bank which is great for views to sea & Norfolk on a clear day Used to be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris A, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for your review, we hope you enjoyed your walk. You don't need to be a member to visit the reserve, but if you want to go onto the reserve paths there is a modest entry fee. Access to public rights of way remains...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

After a fascinating first visit at Easter 2017, a friend and I returned to Frampton Marsh this year and found that the long spell of hot, dry weather had dried up the reserve’s marshes and greatly reduced the size of its wader pools. Nevertheless, there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MrAndrewHaynes
Chris A, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for your review, yes it is a bit dry! The long hot summer has naturally affected the amount of water present, but as you say we are still packing in the birds. I hope that despite the distance you will be back again...More

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11 January 2019|
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Response from RSPB_Frampton_Marsh | Property representative |
Hi there! Dogs are welcome on certain parts of the reserve. We ask that dogs are not taken onto the Reedbed trail or the path to East hide. All other paths are fine to take your four-footed friend on. Obviously dogs need to... More
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31 March 2018|
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Response from RSPB_Frampton_Marsh | Property representative |
Currently the visitor centre does not have a full café. We serve hot and cold drinks, light snacks and filled rolls.
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