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  • Car park : Small car park off Ashcott Road, shared with Natural England, with space for approximately 20 to 25 cars. Car park height restriction is 6' 6'' and there are four bicycle racks located in the north-east corner. NOTE: Please do not leave valuables in your car, this notice has been requested by local police.
  • Group bookings accepted
  • Guided walks available
  • Remote location
  • Good for walking
  • Pushchair friendly

Viewing points

Two open air viewing platforms, five roofed viewing screens and one raised hide.

Nature trails

Access is via the public footpath, or the main track which follows the old Glastonbury to Highbridge railway line. The old railway line leads to viewing areas, walkways (approximately 360 m), some accessible by wheelchair users. Additional trails on rougher terrain extend to cover 3.6 miles (5.8 km).

Educational facilities

There is a part time Education Officer for the Avalon Marshes, delivering education for the RSPB and Natural England. This work involves both visits to schools and out on to the reserve.

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Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 51.15384,-2.78925
  • Postcode: BA6 9SX
  • Grid reference: ST449397
  • Nearest town: Glastonbury, Somerset
  • County: Somerset
  • Country: England

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Note: Some reserves are not served directly by public transport and, in these cases, a nearby destination (from which you may need to walk or take a taxi or ferry) may be offered.

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