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Paxton Pits Nature Reserve

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Little Paxton Lane, St Neots PE19 6ET, England
+44 1480 406795
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Paxton pits

Great place to see wildlife lovely walks or cycle around the lakes and along the river Great place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dgG5856TX
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cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Perfect for walking, cycling and families

Miles of nature reserve next to the River Ouse. A gravel quarry that has been allowed to become a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah F
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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
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“heron trail” (9 reviews)
“bird watching” (10 reviews)
“the river” (17 reviews)
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Little Paxton Lane, St Neots PE19 6ET, England
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+44 1480 406795

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to see wildlife lovely walks or cycle around the lakes and along the river Great place for dog walking

Thank dgG5856TX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Miles of nature reserve next to the River Ouse. A gravel quarry that has been allowed to become a reserve. There is always plenty of wildlife to see from herons to kingfishers, badgers, foxes and deer. Numerous paths mean you can make your visit as...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made our first visit to Paxton Pits today and had a very good time. First of all I must say that we are dog owners and are pleased that dogs are allowed to enjoy whats on offer at this venue. We did discover that...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to walk and see wonderful variety of wildlife, and flora. Good wheelchair acess into the hides and good viewing too. Visitor centre was good and really good accessible loo, Look forward to going back.

Thank dudie69
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great walks lovely bird watching hides and book coffee and information site. Good car parking. If you enjoy different birds and photography a must visit for the naturalist

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A great place to walk around and enjoy the scenery and blackberries. Well kept paths, some good hides and lots of birds to admire.

Thank Rach_read
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We love it here and visit regularly and also volunteer in the Visitor Centre and on bird surveys so may be a little biased. However we visit regularly because it is such a great place. We are mainly interested in birdwatching but other wildlife is...More

Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The nature reserve is well looked after. There are lots of walks of different lengths and you can explore to your hearts content. The only negative thing I ever encounter is the amount of dog poo that's left and not cleared, but this is the...More

Thank jobyone80
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Went for the first time today to Paxton Pits and did the Heron Trail. This is a lovely place with easy parking. Toilets and a cafe before you start your trail and a good website to prepare you with maps etc. Lovely views and plenty...More

Thank Kit186225
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Completely free, lovely walk, blackberry picking, a few bird watching hideouts. Will definitely return. Would be nice by bike

Thank EmuLavender
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Margaret R
5 July 2017|
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Response from PauloB7 |
Hi Margaret, Yes, there are extensive well-surfaced paths near the Visitors' Centre, and a wooden boardwalk. The paths furthest from the Visitors' Centre (nearest the river) are a bit more uneven. The voluntary wardens at... More
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Chris C
12 June 2017|
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Response from 15travels15 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably best to contact the reserve about this but I can tell you it is mostly flat although sometimes on grass so a mobility scooter would be Ok. A bit hard for anyone pushing a wheelchair I should think. You could... More
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Terry C
21 April 2017|
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Response from Brenbig | Reviewed this property |
No there is not a cafe -my advise is to take lunch with you as it is quite a way to walk and lots of little spots to sit and have lunch
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