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Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

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Fantastic discovery

Moved to area recently from Somerset, delighted to find substitute for Somerset Levels Wildlife... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Mavis E
Great nature reserve

We visited here with my elderly parents. We had lunch in the cafe which had very reasonably priced... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Surrey, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks TN13 3DH, England
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All reviews bird watching bird life information centre small cafe great nature main lake pond dipping afternoon stroll ducks and geese free entry car park nice place to visit information boards sandwiches couple of hours lakes vines
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Moved to area recently from Somerset, delighted to find substitute for Somerset Levels Wildlife, Visited on beautiful Autumn day, lots of bird life,could have sat in hide all day just watching. Easy walking around lakes and I am not young! Incredibly helpful, knowledgeable staff. Will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mavis E
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here with my elderly parents. We had lunch in the cafe which had very reasonably priced sandwiches & drinks. The staff are super friendly and very enthusiastic. My parents can’t walk far so they suggested the garden just beside the cafe with lots...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lester6769
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I went to the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve with my two year old. We booked onto a summer holiday pond dipping session and had a wonderful time. Everything was extremely organised, from three different sizes of nets for the various sized hands of the little people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank JenniferByrne1986
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Good place to see birds especially in the hides built near the water. Good information centre. Refreshments available.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sward1917
Reviewed 4 August 2018

I visited with my 8 year old grandson. We walked to one of the bird hides and sat and watched the antics of the ducks and geese on the pond. It was a delightful, I just wanted time to stand still and for this to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank A5223EKmargaretb
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Slightly hidden from the main road, although sign posted, the reserve is worth keeping an eye out for! A completely free visit and actually very interesting. Start off your visit in the “museum” and then continue your visit around the lake.. home to many species...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Charlottelawrence
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Peaceful, beautiful visitor attraction . Lots to see and do - and free ! Cafe serves good variety of food and drink and even has vegan items. Excellent.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Judy B
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Within 5 minutes of leaving our car we were sitting on a secluded bench watching 3 Grey Herons nesting 75 yards from us. This nature reserve is bubbling with wildlife. The walk we took (2 miles perhaps) was absolutely delightful. It looks like they have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Slakdaddy
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Very good for Photography in the autumn, and walking around the lake and the area.ideal for a sunday stroll

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank monicaediers
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Love going for walks here! Such a beautiful place. Like to be in nature. Can often find me here or Knole Park whenever I need to think things over

Date of experience: October 2017
5  Thank RaulM2157
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22 August 2018|
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Response from Judy B | Reviewed this property |
Yes all free and little shop and cafe, pretty garden to sit in too
27 July 2018|
Response from amanda h |
Hi there. Only guide dogs are allowed on the reserve. This is due to it's protected status for breeding wetland birds. Thank you for asking. :-)
14 July 2018|
Response from SevenoaksSinjun | Reviewed this property |
Hi, most of the paths are just compressed earth and flat, so I would say 'yes' if the weather is good and it has been dry for a while (as it is right now). Access to the hides will be more difficult. Hope this helps.