Plan your visit
Reserve open: daily, 9am-5pm. Closed outside of these hours at the moment. Last entry onto the site is at 3.30pm.
Visitor Centre closed: Due to Covid-19 measures, our visitor centre is currently closed. Our staffed outdoor welcome point is open daily, 9am-5pm.
- Free entrance to RSPB members
£2 (under 18s)
Free entrance for first child
Free entrance for under 5s
- Free entrance for carers
Visitor centre is closed
Refreshments facilities are closed
Binocular hire is closed
Guided walks is closed
How to get here
The nearest station is Goole 9 miles from the reserve, from here there is a bus service.
The Number 360/361 bus from Goole stops at the reserve entrance. For up-to-date times ring Busline on 01482 5929 29, or visit eyms.co.uk.
The National Cycle Network passes through Ealand and Keadby, both around 10 miles south of the reserve.
From Goole, take the A161 road to Swinefleet, turn left at the mini roundabout in Swinefleet, turn right at the next T junction and follow the minor road for the next five miles through Reedness, Whitgift and Ousefleet. About 0.5 km out of Ousefleet heading towards Adlingfleet, turn left into the reserve car park.
Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.
Information for dog owners
No dogs apart from assistance dogs.
Group booking information
Groups are welcome at the reserve. Groups of more than 10 people will need to book in advance. A volunteer or member of staff will welcome and explain all about what the reserve has to offer. Available 7 days a week between April - September, and at weekends between October - March.
Schools booking information
School visits are welcome to the reserve, booking required. A volunteer or member of staff will welcome and explain all about what the reserve has to offer. Available 7 days a week between April - September, and at weekends between October - March.