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Warburg Nature Reserve

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Traffic noise free, aircraft noise minimal. Peace, utter peace. Lovely.

Ignore the complaints about road access (a little bit of patience is all that is needed). Ignore... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Abingdon, United Kingdom
Beautiful nature reserve spoiled by terrible access - not for the faint-hearted

I would have given this reserve five stars but it was truly a nightmare as far as vehicular access... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Annette M
Siler City, North Carolina
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High up in the Chiltern hills, Warburg Nature Reserve is a magnificent place for its wild, remote tranquillity. The flower-rich grasslands in the valley bottom give way to grand woodlands rising up the valley sides.Warburg is home to an incredible...more
Rectory Lane, Bix, Henley-on-Thames RG9 6BL, England
+44 1491 642001
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Ignore the complaints about road access (a little bit of patience is all that is needed). Ignore complaints about benches (you are not there to sit down). Ignore complaints about maps and directions. Ever heard of an OS map? A tiny bit of effort is...More

Thank pix38
Reviewed 16 March 2018

I would have given this reserve five stars but it was truly a nightmare as far as vehicular access is concerned, so maybe even four stars is too generous. I see that a couple of other reviewers mention the single track road to it and...More

1  Thank Annette M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

My wife and I visited the Warburg Nature Reserve one Sunday and were struck by how lovely and quiet it was. The area is perfect for a peaceful walk, and includes a few steep climbs which are rewarded by stunning views of the surrounding countryside....More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Hidden away at the end of a remote single track lane is this wonderfully tranquil nature reserve, visitor centre and trails. Too many visitors would spoil this place. I will say no more

Thank Spuncher
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A Stunning peaceful walk surrounded by trees and wildflowers. I walked around the beautiful place for a few hours just enjoying the scenery, I must have been lucky as I hardly met a soul. A Peaceful place to gather your thoughts.

2  Thank David H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

An extensive beech woodland, with patches of species-rich grassland, the Warburg is a wonderful way to understand the joys of the Chiltern Hills. There are rare orchids and butterflies to spot, and charming walks through the wood to follow. Kids should love it.

1  Thank rfortey
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The kids love going to Warburg Nature Reserve had a great day ,pity not much parking but the warden was very helpful .

Thank bigfoot337
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Me and my partner along with two friends went for a walk to see some autumn colors and it turned out to be a very good outing. Lots of walk and some of them are steep at times. There is a small reception room with...More

1  Thank Jithesh M
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We know the area quite well but had never heard of this place. The area around the visitor centre is beautiful. From the hide we saw nuthatches on the feeder and countless dragonflies. The nature garden at the back is lovely too. we didn't go...More

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A lovely walk with all the family, in beautiful countryside. Tip - collect a nature explorers pack for children from the visitors office/or bird hide. It involved a map to follow and activities for the children to do along the way.

Thank SHowe28
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Yes, dogs are allowed, but must be kept on a lead.