Places to see birds

Dee Estuary - Burton Mere Wetlands

Avocet wading in water
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Where: Burton. Neston, CH64 5SF

Star species; black-tailed godwit, marsh harrier, kingfisher, pink-footed goose and little egret.

Wildfowl and wading birds in winter, warblers in spring, vast panoramas and fascinating history are just some of the highlights from Burton Mere Wetlands. Straddling the border between England and Wales, this is a unique landscape. Many years of hard work have restored reedbeds, fenland and farmland.

Opening times
The reserve is open every day, 9 am until dusk (open until 9pm in summer). Closed 25th December.
The visitor centre is open seven days a week, 9.30 am-5 pm (9.30 am-4.30 pm, November to January).

Entrance charges
Adults £5
Children £2.50
Free entrance for the first child
Free entrance for under 5s
Student: £3
RSPB members get in for free.

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Last Updated: 16 August 2020