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Spurn Point (coming soon)

Spurn Point (coming soon)

Tim Ward 30 Nov -0001 0 Comments

There's no doubt about it, Spurn Point is right up there as being one of the very best places for birding in the whole of the UK. Established as a bird observatory in 1946, the 3.5 mile peninsular that pokes out into the Humber Estuary is a ma...

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Nostell Priory (05/07/21)

Nostell Priory (05/07/21)

Tim Ward 05 Jul 2021 0 Comments

Situated just outside Wakefield, Nostell Priory itself is a former Georgian manor house bequeathed to the National Trust in 1953. I was in West Yorkshire attending a training day so popped in on my way back home f...

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RSPB Bempton Cliffs

RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Tim Ward 06 Jul 2021 0 Comments

I heard the other day that Bempton Cliffs is the most visited RSPB reserve in the country, and I can believe it. Puffins are the main draw and the RSPB heavily promote their presence on the cliffs...

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Wharram Quarry (22/06/21)

Wharram Quarry (22/06/21)

Tim Ward 23 Jun 2021 0 Comments

One of 3 Yorkshire Wildlife Trust reserves (all of them disused chalk quarries) in the Yorkshire Wolds, Wharram Quarry is well known locally for its diverse populations of wild flowers, especially...

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Tophill Low

Tophill Low

Tim Ward 16 Jun 2021 0 Comments

Situated midway between the market towns of Driffield and Beverley, Tophill Low is owned and managed as a nature reserve by Yorkshire Water. I've visited many times and to me its a place that rarely disap...

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The Exotic Colours of Moorlands (29/05/21)

The Exotic Colours of Moorlands (29/05/21)

Tim Ward 29 May 2021 0 Comments

With a name like 'Moorlands' you'd be excused for expecting this reserve to be some windswept place on the slopes of the Pennines or some other elevated location, when nothing could be further from the truth. It&#...

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