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Saintbridge Balancing Pond Nature Reserve

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Feed with seeds!

It's more responsible NOT to feed bread in large quantities to the birds, it has zero nutritional... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
V L
Dog walks

I walk my dogs 🐶🐶here daily And my Grandchildren to see the ducks 🦆 Enjoyable walks Dog waist... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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“Feed with seeds!”
28 Apr 2018
“New Woodland Walk and FOSP volunteers”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's more responsible NOT to feed bread in large quantities to the birds, it has zero nutritional value for them! As found in a Guardian article . . . . . . it breeds bacteria, polluting the waterways. Seeds and grains like cracked corn, oats...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank V L
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Just been on the new woodland walk. I'm looking forward to the development of the bank closest to the allotments. With the old wooden seat being reinstated, ti will be a lovely spot to watch the sun go down. Also a great advantage point to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I walk my dogs 🐶🐶here daily And my Grandchildren to see the ducks 🦆 Enjoyable walks Dog waist bins 🐶

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A nice urban, inner-city pond ideal for familys with young childeren. Little parking other than an obscure few spaces in a estate but apart from that, easy to reach on foot or by bus

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank james_pren
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Not much to see it's just a balanceing pound with a foot path that goes around the outside ,it's been there for years ,nice to take the children as there are lots of ducks and swans and lots of dog walkers ,by the side of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank dawn k
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We don't live far from the balancing pond and visit it frequently with the children, it is a good place to visit in all weather and at any time of year. The children love learning about nature and this place is ideal for this. They...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank jjandall
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I live a stones throw from here, somewhere to walk the dog around, there is plenty of bird activity, mainly gulls and ducks, its ok, the water gets full of rubbish, discarded by the unthoughtful, even though bins are provided. Bit of green and serenity...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MoDTeamLeader
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Lovely place to sit and watch the world go by or feed the ducks, a lot of open space good to fly a kite or kick a ball around.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Rhiacrewe t
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Worth a visit before visiting WWT. By the way don't feed ducks bread as it is bad for them and the water system.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank fariello2000
Reviewed 6 January 2016

It's a nice place to take a dog for a walk around and there is a little nature path that is also very nice next to it!

Date of experience: December 2015
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