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Winnall Moors Nature Reserve

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Great place for a walk

We live a short drive away and it is a lovely place to walk around. Saw the Kingfisher too which... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
laurella76w
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Alresford, United Kingdom
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a lovely place to walk and real in the heart of Winchester.

A lovely walk around the nature reserve with reasonably even paths. This nature reserve can be... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Leighflea47
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We live a short drive away and it is a lovely place to walk around. Saw the Kingfisher too which was an added bonus. Parking close by in the North Walls carpark (payment required) and Willow Tree pub opposite. Recommend definitely. Dogs are not allowed....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

A lovely walk around the nature reserve with reasonably even paths. This nature reserve can be visited in all seasons and has something to offer at all times of the year. Car park is in easy walking distance and the town centre easy to access...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

A great break on a hot afternoon, walking through the Winnal Moors preserve was like stepping into a country landscape, despite being just a few blocks from the high street. The paths are well marked and wide enough to walk two abreast. We wandered but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is a lovely little nature reserve very close to the heart of Winchester - maybe 10 minutes' walk from the cathedral. We found it because it was on the walk in from the Premier Inn, and across the road from the very nice Willow...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is not an attraction that you plan a whole trip around. It's a relatively small nature reserve with well kept walkways and interesting details in the form of carved benches and occasional sculptures. It's a beautiful example of the local countryside and a peaceful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Kathryn276
Reviewed 21 February 2018

A great place to go for a walk. There is a lot to look at and the trail goes off in different directions so you can explore. Go here often with friends to just talk and be away from the city.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Tonje N
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Massive fields just outside Winchester city centre are home to a nature reserve and a marked trail where you are able to see all kinds of wildlife and Birdlife. Great on a clear dry day.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

lovely sunday afternoon/early evening explore with our 2 year old son. only thing i would maybe recommend is a simple find me game etc to give children more to interesting in looking at things, even though my son loved the walk, ducks, trees

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Paige L
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I studied at the then King Alfred's College and we spent many hours down in the Nature Reserve for both relaxation and study. After a recent reunion it was wonderful to take a leisurely stroll. It is an area of amazing beauty and full of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank MRB01
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Next to town centre in plain nature, deers, birds, amazing nature, particularly good just before sunrise

Date of experience: July 2017
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