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Denso Marston Nature Reserve

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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A haven for wildlife minutes from suburban Bradford.

This nature reserve came about due to the expansion of the Denso Marston factory onto fields beside... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bradford, United Kingdom
Good flat walk, no hills!

Started the walk from the entrance opposite St James Church on Charlestown, Baildon. I was walking... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 days ago
“A haven for wildlife minutes from suburban Bradford.”
27 Oct 2018
“Good flat walk, no hills!”
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Otley Road, Baildon, Bradford BD17 7JR, England
+44 7919 525913
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This nature reserve came about due to the expansion of the Denso Marston factory onto fields beside the river Aire. The nature reserve was set up to help offset any adverse impact on the local wildlife. It runs for about 500m right beside the river...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rob2cv
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Started the walk from the entrance opposite St James Church on Charlestown, Baildon. I was walking with my brother and daughter who had no idea there was a nature reserve here. We turned left on the path that ran alongside the river and headed towards...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Holdsworth13
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I go regularly and the place is well maintained and natural - lovely walks with the dog and information boards; constantly being kept natural and work always going on

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Alison274
Reviewed 7 December 2017

When this was first suggested I was rather cynical believing they would not sustain it. I was wrong. It is a wonderful resource used by everyone. It is maintained brilliantly. Local residents are proud to have this on their doorstep.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 26 August 2017

A lovely nature reserve tucked away off the main road ast Charles town. Great place for watching the wildlife.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JulieA2002
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The new area has ponds and extra Attractions. Good place to call at On our regular walks along the River and canal. Highly recommended

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank W3288WKdavidb
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Who would have though a place like this would be there behind the factory? There is space for heaps of wildlife nestling on the bank of the River Aire. Obviously people have worked hard to make this a place worthy of a visit. Our daughter...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Walk down along the river between Baildon and Shipley and you will be pleasantly surprised by the efforts of Denso's gardener. Unbelievable patience and effort gone into creating a small nature reserve of exceptional standard using basic materials of the land to make ponds, pathways,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank adrian_frm_v_hwse_D
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I live in this area, and have for some years walked along the Leeds/Bradford canal and culminate my walk around the Denso nature reserve. it is peaceful, well maintained and is home to many local species of wildlife. A pleasure to visit and relax on...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kevinoO598HO
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A little gem of a place.......heaps of wildlife nestling on the bank's of the River Aire. Steve and the volunteers have worked so hard to make this a place worthy of a visit. Kids love it and adults too.....pond dipping, wildflower walks, dawn chorus something...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Dianne V
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Lianne D
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Response from kevinoO598HO | Reviewed this property |
yes they are Lianne, as long as they are controlled and fouling is removed.