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The Wash - Visitor
Wash, Lincolnshire and Norfolk.|
Gibraltar Point, Gibraltar Road, Skegness.
01733 455000Eng - English Nature |
01205 356656 - Boston Council Tourism
01754 762677 - Gibraltar Point
|Fax:|| 01733 568834
- English Nature |
trips. Bird watching.|
for bird watching. Weather protective clothing. |
The RSPB produces 'Birdwatcher'
tide tables which include details of the best tides for watching roosting wading
birds and the best phases of the moon for seeing winter wild geese flights. Priced
50p, it can be obtained from the RSPB.
watching:||Best season: the best time to watch
the seals is June or July when they have just had their pups. The Wash Study Centre,
run by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, runs events in the Gibraltar Point area throughout
Wash - there is easy walking at the site, so disabled access is possible, although
wheelchair access is not. |
Gibraltar Point - wheelchair access to surfaced tracks,
viewing platform, access to bird watching hides & visitor centre. Disabled
parking and toilet.
there:||The Wash National Nature Reserve is situated
near Kings Lynn and Sutton Bridge. There is a bus from Kings Lynn to Sutton Bridge,
followed by a two mile walk to the reserve. There are public footpaths along the
seawall in the Lutton Outmarsh section of the Nature Reserve and between the River
Nene and the River Ouse. |
Boat trips to see the seals are available daily
from Hunstanton during the summer.
times:||Open access. The best times to visit the
site are between May and June, or during the autumn and winter. |
visitor centre is open at weekends 11.00am - 3.00pm.
Snettisham is open
at all times, but the car park may be locked overnight.