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Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve

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Stunning setting.

The reserve is now maintained by the RSPB. They have upgraded the toilets and although the visitor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris H
Worthing, United Kingdom
Oyster catchers

A nice reserve to visit especially for bird watchers although there wasn't a great variety on this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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“sea birds”(3 reviews)
“bird life”(4 reviews)
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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn’t walk round the whole area as arrived late on Sunday afternoon. Enjoyed our walk and sightings of birds, but the experience was spoilt by my husband treading in dogs mess and not realising until he got in the car. Spent 45 mins cleaning it...More

1  Thank Alexandra_Dal
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Pagham and its beach is lovely, the Reserve is also worth a walk around, especially if you like birds as they flock in and out for feeding. It is a lovely place, off the tourist trial.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 8 July 2018

what you would expect from a harbour boats birds great scenery Excellent photo opp .very tidal .not great parking

Thank CondacSean
Reviewed 21 June 2018

staff were great spent a lot of time explaining things to the kids. they have spent a lot over the winter new equipment,hide etc even great coffee

Thank bunnleisure2016
Reviewed 13 June 2018

This is a great find for birders. Good views of finches and waders. Friendly and helpful staff in the cafe, whom we watched talking enthusiastically to people who had only just become interested in birdwatching.

1  Thank Mary F
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Spent a week’s holiday at Jim & Stuart’s lovely Airbnb home in Hunston - an ideal base for Pagham RSPB reserve, with half hourly buses, or an easy cycle ride as it’s pretty flat. The reserve is stunning - get there before breakfast and take...More

1  Thank Pamela K
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We stayed at the Haven place nearby over Easter and wandered into the Harbour Reserve on a rainy day when the tide was out, it was all a bit grim and grey. Roll forward to Easter Sunday when the sun finally shone and the tide...More

1  Thank JumboMumboLand
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4 June 2018|
Response from AndrewUK2013 | Reviewed this property |
As far ad I am aware you can but you would need to check the tides.
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