islands offer amazing opportunities for wildlife watching. Why not take a few
tips from the Hands on Nature team - from bird watching to reptile hunting.
River Exe Estuary -
Green Marsh, Topsham, near Exeter, Devon.
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Bird watching and guided walks.
for bird watching. Outdoor clothing and protective gear.
Best season: February is
a good time to watch the migratory birds. RSPB bird watching cruises run from
November to March, leaving from Exmouth, Starcross and Topsham.
The hide at
Bowling Green Marsh and most of the walk is accessible to wheelchair users. Parking
for disabled users only is available adjacent to the hide.
Green Marsh is on the outskirts of Topsham, and is signposted from the Holman
Way car park in Topsham. The Exeter to Topsham bus service stops at Topsham Quay,
near Bowling Green Marsh, every 15 minutes. Exeter station is 5 miles/8 km away
and Topsham station is about 5 minutes walk from Bowling Green Marsh on Wessex
Trains Avocet Line route.