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Farlington Marshes Wildlife Reserve

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Farlington | A2030 / A27 Junction, Portsmouth PO6 1UN, England
+44 1489 774400
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NOT a sanctuary for humans

Walked to furthest part of the marshes a couple of Sundays ago and the traffic noise was still... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
huggvh
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Havant, United Kingdom
Far from the maddening crowd.

Right beside the hectic A3 motorway running into Portsmouth there is a piece of paradise that... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Ingeli
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UK
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Farlington | A2030 / A27 Junction, Portsmouth PO6 1UN, England
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Walked to furthest part of the marshes a couple of Sundays ago and the traffic noise was still unbearable. The pollution on the paths close to the A27/A3 is incredibly high and likely dangerous to health.

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Right beside the hectic A3 motorway running into Portsmouth there is a piece of paradise that Nature (with a little help from Man) has hung on to - the Farlington Marshes. I know - it doesn't sound very romantic but here you can escape to...More

1  Thank Ingeli
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Nice walk around Farlington Marshes, you can watch birds on one side and sea & boats on the other. Free parking, easy access.

1  Thank bondarandrei
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Beautiful wetland with fabulous wildlife, great access and parking nearby, a thouroughly recommended visit if your in the area.

1  Thank monstermunchkin
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Very peaceful walk. Good parking nearby. Great site for bird watching despite being so close to the motorway.

1  Thank Jarczyk
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

love this circular walk and if youre lucky you will see many species of birds and waterfowl. watch out for thieves in the carpark as there is no cctv

1  Thank uktanny
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Absolutely amazing to see such nature close at hand, not just bird lovers but for everyone. Even in the winter months this venue is a height of activity for both land and water. The benches to sit on are an asset as you can get...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a lovely walk for all those loving nature. There's watching stations for the bird lovers and benches as you go round for the pausing and absorbing the atmosphere that must be part of this sort of visit. Dogs need to be kept on...More

Thank cathyej
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

For anone who lives in this area this is one of the most beautiful walks in the city whether during the hiecht of summer with the butterflies birds and extensive views across langstone harbour to the incredible misty winter mornings with a thin wintery sun...More

1  Thank Phee N
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Close to home this reserve is a very special place. Recently visited to try out a new camera lense and I wasn't disappointed! Within minutes I'd seen Lapwings, Egrets and a Short-eared Owl! The walking is easy on gravel paths and the views are stunning....More

Thank sue w
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There is a Road connecting the car parks from the Eastern road Roundabout secondary Carpark. There through to the bedhampton end is a tarmaced cycle path. The walk around the shoreline can be done with a buggy but it is a... More
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