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RSPB The Lodge Nature Reserve

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Chilled walk with the family

Lovely tranquillity.. beautiful walk with the kids, they loved it. Great for the 'outdoorsy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hammer8787
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Fabulous

Quiet, peaceful with lovely nature trails and a well maintained picnic area. The trails are well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Located on Bedfordshire's Greensand Ridge, RSPB The Lodge nature reserve and gardens has over 5 miles of trails, leading through tranquil woodland,an historic Iron Age hillfort,heathland and formal gardens. A hide looks over small pools where birds...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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The Lodge Potton Road, Sandy SG19 2DL, England
+44 1767 693333
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely tranquillity.. beautiful walk with the kids, they loved it. Great for the 'outdoorsy' people. Great to clear the cobwebs of the rat race.

Thank Hammer8787
Mark B, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB The Lodge Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded today

That's nice to hear, thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet, peaceful with lovely nature trails and a well maintained picnic area. The trails are well signposted and the staff at the information centre are very helpful. We took our own picnic and ate it at one of the tables provided. Will definitely return to...More

Thank 720jackson5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a really nice pleasant place to walk, see some fantastic wildlife and learn a little more about the natural world then please visit this place. Not far from plenty of big towns and it's a little paradise in the middle of a...More

Thank Jonathan G
Mark B, Visitor manager at RSPB The Lodge Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review Jonathon. It's great to know you appreciate the reserve and it's wildlife and the hobbies and their chick are the real stars of the show at the moment! Mark and The Lodge team.....and our wonderful volunteers!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family have been paid members and going to the Sandy lodge for many years. I have never had an issue or been approached by any staff in this time. However, I have recently become disabled and I park in a disabled parking spot with...More

Thank Multi-DimensionaI
Mark B, Visitor manager at RSPB The Lodge Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, I am very sorry to hear of this experience. It seems very unlikely it is RSPB staff, especially as you refer to an evening visit, but if you can supply me with the date and time of this last report, I'll contact our transport...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely reserve set out in Sandy. Easy located between Sandy and Potton with multiple trails, picnic benches and a small shop. Saw lots of different kind of birds. The only downside itself was the weather the day we went as it started okay then towards...More

1  Thank Sophie M
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk around the grounds and the hide where we saw and heard woodpeckers. Nice information hut and small shop offering a small selection of snacks. I wish they'd expand their drinks and snack selection.

Thank bongojonaz
Mark B, Public Relations Manager at RSPB The Lodge Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for your review and pleased you had a nice visit to The Lodge. We have noted your comment on expanding the refreshments, and will talk with the retail team about this. Regards, Mark

Reviewed 6 June 2018

This large RSPB reserve is easily accessible from the A1 with multiple trails, picnic benches and a small shop. Free parking for RSPB members.

Thank Claire O
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely setting for walking and birdwatching Not a huge variety of birds around today Still an enjoyable experience

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

There a number of different woodland trails but only one hide which is quite unusual. Saw a lot of woodland birds and the walks were peaceful. Cafe is just a hot drinks machine so nothing to write home about!More

1  Thank Adam D
Mark B, Manager at RSPB The Lodge Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hi Adam, Thanks very much for your review. Glad you enjoyed a peaceful walk on the reserve and hope you can return soon. We don't have an actual cafe, but the shop does sell locally produced sandwiches and snacks and a hot tea and coffee...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful to have a good walk and look for the birds. Elegant gardens with lots to look at. Worth a visit to see if you can spot or hear the local birds.

Thank Janemalc
Mark B, Visitor Experience Manager at RSPB The Lodge Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thanks you for the lovely review of The Lodge, pleased you enjoyed your walk. Mark

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£5.00 per car , free to RSPB members.
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