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Paxton Pits Nature Reserve

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Little Paxton Lane, St Neots PE19 6ET, England
+44 1480 406795
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Amzingly quiet place to view the birds.

We went on an organised walk but will be going again to do our own thing. Very pleasant centre with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SRM2491
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St Neots, United Kingdom
Out for a stroll

This is a lovely place to go for an afternoon stroll. A disused quarry that has been turned into a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim B
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“heron trail” (9 reviews)
“bird watching” (10 reviews)
“the river” (18 reviews)
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Little Paxton Lane, St Neots PE19 6ET, England
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+44 1480 406795

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on an organised walk but will be going again to do our own thing. Very pleasant centre with second hand books and drinks and snacks. The change in the area since I used to go fishing was remarkable. The quarrying did not seem...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to go for an afternoon stroll. A disused quarry that has been turned into a nature reserve. A good walk if you have children and dogs and the site is fenced off. So no threat of cars appearing out of...More

Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walking tracks and beautiful scenery along the lakes and through the Woodlands. Me and my wife often visit here and have picnics along the River during the summer.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Nice walk around nature reserve with too many birds on view to mention. Many options to choose from, seek advice from the coffee shop if you are unsure of which route to take.

Thank Ray D
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We go here regularly for children to run around and get some fresh air. There are well good foot/mountain bike paths, and a visitors centre. Easy to spend a long half day here with a picnic. Varied woodland, grassland and riverside scenery, and lots of...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

A well maintained Reserve. Plenty of well signed walking routes and multiple hides for those who love to observe our feathered friends. The Visitor Centre provides a range of refreshments and loads of info., plus a viewing window out to an area designed to attract...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to see wildlife lovely walks or cycle around the lakes and along the river Great place for dog walking

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Miles of nature reserve next to the River Ouse. A gravel quarry that has been allowed to become a reserve. There is always plenty of wildlife to see from herons to kingfishers, badgers, foxes and deer. Numerous paths mean you can make your visit as...More

Thank Sarah F
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We made our first visit to Paxton Pits today and had a very good time. First of all I must say that we are dog owners and are pleased that dogs are allowed to enjoy whats on offer at this venue. We did discover that...More

Thank Graham B
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Great place to walk and see wonderful variety of wildlife, and flora. Good wheelchair acess into the hides and good viewing too. Visitor centre was good and really good accessible loo, Look forward to going back.

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Margaret R
5 July 2017|
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Response from PauloB7 |
Hi Margaret, Yes, there are extensive well-surfaced paths near the Visitors' Centre, and a wooden boardwalk. The paths furthest from the Visitors' Centre (nearest the river) are a bit more uneven. The voluntary wardens at... More
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Chris C
13 June 2017|
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Response from 15travels15 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably best to contact the reserve about this but I can tell you it is mostly flat although sometimes on grass so a mobility scooter would be Ok. A bit hard for anyone pushing a wheelchair I should think. You could... More
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Terry C
22 April 2017|
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Response from Brenbig | Reviewed this property |
No there is not a cafe -my advise is to take lunch with you as it is quite a way to walk and lots of little spots to sit and have lunch
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