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Facilities

Facilities

  • Car park : 85 spaces (7 disabled). Two bike racks. Not suitable for coaches - please ring for details on parking coaches and larger minibuses.
  • Toilets
  • Disabled toilets
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Picnic area
  • Binocular hire
  • Live camera
  • Group bookings accepted
  • Guided walks available
  • Remote location
  • Good for walking
  • Pushchair friendly

Viewing points

There are two main hides: the reception building and Marsh Covert hide - and several viewpoints. More screens to come in the future.

Nature trails

There are three nature trails:

Gorse Covert Woodland Trail (600 m) meanders through woodland that is full of bluebells and birdsong in the spring. Autumn offers a burst of colour. It can get muddy in wet weather.

Burton Mere Trail (900 m and fully accessible). A splendid stroll around the old mere which in summer is covered in lily pads with dozens of dragonflies. If you’re lucky you may see a kingfisher.

Reed and Fen Trail: leading to Marsh Covert Hide and fully accessible, this trail is sandwiched between our new reedbed and a wet woodland – in spring it is a wall of warbler song.

Refreshments available

  • Hot drinks
  • Cold drinks

Contact us

Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 53.257862,-3.021908
  • Postcode: CH64 5SF
  • Grid reference: SJ319739
  • Nearest town: Neston, Cheshire
  • County: Cheshire
  • Country: England

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