Places to see birds

Bittern feeding in reedbeds

Former gravel pits which have been restored to a diverse wetland nature reserve which is now internationally important to nature conservation on account of the numbers of wintering water birds which visit the reserve. More...

A lovely reserve of hidden corners, with a surprising hide rising up out of the reedbeds and pools. More...

A delightful wetland reserve beside the River Lee. Rye Meads is a favourite with walkers, birdwatchers and photographers. There are wheelchair-friendly trails, and 10 hides . The water buffalo are a favourite with everyone. More...