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Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve

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What a beautiful area for a walk in peace and quiet. Wonderful landscapes and lots of wildlife to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Happy E
London, United Kingdom
Bird watching

A lovely place to go and see , watching a collective group of different wild life , a small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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“sea birds”(3 reviews)
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Open year round, Pagham Harbour is a glorious and peaceful reserve and is an internationally important wetland site for wildlife. The big, sheltered inlet at it's heart attracts ducks, geese and wading birds flighting to and fro. With a wealth of...more
Selsey Road, Sidlesham, Chichester PO20 7NE, England
+44 1243 641508
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a beautiful area for a walk in peace and quiet. Wonderful landscapes and lots of wildlife to view.

Thank Happy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to go and see , watching a collective group of different wild life , a small information station which gives details of sightings of the birds year round and any other events happening at the reserve

Thank 629michele
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eyed up a walk here from the pub then by the time we re-emerged after lunch it was underwater! No worries cos you can go round the other way. Very popular with birdwatchers

Thank shoedocmo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like a quiet walk with a view over the marshes and along the rivulets from the main harbour, go out onto the spit and walk towards the RSPB reserve.The visitor centre is at the other end at Siddlesham but you get plenty of...More

Thank lynnejames58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here expecting to spend a couple of hours but left after 15 mins , the staff were friendly & helpful , but the site is simply not finished ! It appears they've opened to the public way too soon .

Thank Ruffec01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here on a recent visit to Selsey and it appeared unfinished, At several points on our short walk there were signs saying about they hadn't finished putting things in place or were still working on aspects. If you are a bird watcher or...More

Thank Georgina W
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Lovely nature reserve new hide and comfortable plenty of species to see very clean allows dogs on lead cafe on site

Thank John S
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The reserve is now maintained by the RSPB. They have upgraded the toilets and although the visitor centre is really only one room for the public, they do offer beverages and ice creams. They have also revamped the discovery area with a new larger pond...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 5 September 2018

A nice reserve to visit especially for bird watchers although there wasn't a great variety on this hot July day. Many paths to follow and explore.

Thank HantsShazam
Reviewed 21 August 2018

My wife and I recently visited here during our holiday in Sussex, and I am so glad we did because there is so much to see and plenty of different walks to take. My wife and I opted for the walk down to Church Norton...More

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4 June 2018|
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Response from Waallly | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is nothing to stop you entering the harbour from the sea, however the currents, tidal changes and undertow are always strong and can change quickly. I suggest it would only be a suitable venture for a very... More
9 June 2017|
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Response from Lennonharrison | Reviewed this property |
No fee and free parking on site
5 September 2016|
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Response from Lennonharrison | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs welcome