Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (Doncaster) Reviews
Description:A 200 hectacre reserve in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England.
Newest Review: ... 3 of the M18. As at June 2013 the entrance fee was adults £4, children £2 although there are concessions available. There is a well-stocked shop with lots of books, toys, bird feeders and binoculars and, at the centre of the property, a little café which serves wonderful home cooked light meals and snacks. I'd suggest getting to that early though as they some of the more popular items sell ... more
Customer Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (Doncaster) Reviews (2)
by - written on 25/06/13 (Very useful, 24 readings)
We here so much these days about children being slaves to their laptops and games consoles, and not being in touch with nature enough. Well while ever there are places like Potteric Carr in existence then there should be no excuse for any child - or adult - not to experience the joys of the natural world in a relatively safe and controlled environment. Potteric Carr is a nature reserve not far from the centre of Doncaster, South Yorkshire. It is operated by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and covers five hundred acres of wetland, woodland and grassland. It is open seven days per week and can be found close by junction 3 of the M18. As at June 2013 the entrance ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/01/09 (Very useful, 140 readings)
Potteric Carr nature reserve, managed by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, is found just 2 miles from the centre of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, and very close to the Lakeland Shopping Centre. This unlikely location is home to one of Yorkshire's best-loved nature reserves, 500 acres of managed habitats that attracts birdwatchers from miles around. The reserve houses several lakes, which are the result of subsidence of former coal mining in the area. Around these lakes have grown reedbeds, which are an endangered habitat and attract many rare birds. The reserve's star species include the bittern, a bulky, brown heron that is perfectly adapted to reedbed ... Read the complete review
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