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Blacktoft Sands

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Townsend Causeway, Goole, England
+44 1405 704665
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Rude staff

We visited today after several previous visits . Unfortunately we came across one of the rudest... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alison S
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Whitwell, null, United Kingdom
Enjoyable family visit

We really enjoyed it here, the staff are great. Walking between the bird hides you get a good long... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Jo G
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“marsh harrier” (5 reviews)
“bird watchers” (4 reviews)
“rspb reserve” (3 reviews)
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Townsend Causeway, Goole, England
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+44 1405 704665
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited today after several previous visits . Unfortunately we came across one of the rudest , obnoxious staff members I have ever met in all my years as a RSPB member . I certainly won't be returning here again. Even when making our coffee...More

Thank Alison S
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We really enjoyed it here, the staff are great. Walking between the bird hides you get a good long stroll, in an area that is very beautiful. If feels very peaceful and away from everything that is busy and noisy. The member of staff here...More

Thank Jo G
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

First visit to a RSPB site. lots to see, but need better binoculars. Has a number of hides and interesting walks.

Thank David L
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

lovely reserve hides well spaced out and friendly people, toilets and small snack area, good for a variety of birds and wildlife.

Thank Cwright101
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Visited midweek, v busy, muddy car park but all other paths solid, visitor centre only open at weekends in winter, v good hides all overlooking scrapes, not many birds seen until 1 hr before dusk when we saw 5 marsh harriers and a curlew sandpiper....More

Thank j w
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We visited today and wondered where all the birds were this morning. However as the afternoon went on more birds appeared. Flocks of pink footed geese and golden plover flew past and we had good views of the Marsh harriers and waders from the hides...More

Thank notoriousnine
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We sailed through this lovely site earlier in the year. Such a pretty place - land and sea! Hopefully we will get back for a walk someday soon!

Thank bexyjh
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Very local to me but is a site that for some reason is very unpredictable with the level of Bird sightings. And to be honest and IMHO the £4 charge is excessive for the facilities that are available. A big plus however is the well...More

Thank tommee2
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

A small but lovely area to see birds. It is run by the RSPB and there is a £4.00 charge for non members. There are 7 hinds some on two levels. Take sandwiches as there is no café, and a long lens is advisable for...More

Thank auntjamjar
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

We called in just to have a look at the place as we were in the area and passing. We found the staff (singular) very friendly and helpful and he explained about the reserve and what there was to see. Unfortunately one of our party...More

Thank David L
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Esther C
20 July 2017|
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Response from red c | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, Esther C, you'd have to ask the staff at the centre
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Jenna L
29 August 2016|
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Response from hochelaga1653 | Reviewed this property |
Try emailing the RSPB who run the site. They could give you the answer.
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