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“Spot On”

Watchtree Nature Reserve
Ranked #10 of 48 things to do in Carlisle
Certificate of Excellence
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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Spot On”
Reviewed 13 July 2012

This is a wonderful location in which to spend a couple of hours if you have any interest in the natural world and the environment. I've visited on several occasions, and in very varied weather, with friends and visitors. There are interlocking circular walks that you can adapt from half an hour two two or three hours, and varied places to stop and view along the way - including woodland bird hides, open water and secluded ponds. The site itself sits on the top of a deceptively high ridge, with commanding views in all directions. There is a useful information centre staffed by enthusiastic and knowledgable volunteers.

Visited July 2012
3 Thank BrindleyHD
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English first
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely family place - bikes, bushcraft and walking”
Reviewed 11 July 2012

We have spent several family days at Watchtree (children age 9,11 and 14). Each time we have done something different. The first time we went walking, the second time we went bike riding the fun bikes they keep. The third time we did a very enjoyable bushcraft course. We built a shelter, did some cooking and spent some time spotting hares and newts.
We all loved it.

Visited July 2012
1 Thank Justliloldme
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice coffee in great surroundings!”
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Just outside Carlisle you can have a lovely coffee in this beautiful Nature Reserve (maybe after having a nice walk or riding one of the bikes you can rent...)

Visited May 2012
2 Thank AlGox
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