Weekday and Weekend Walks, and Weekend Coach Outings

Titchfield Haven NNR 2019
Saturday all day outing

Date: Saturday 27 April 2019 at 09:30

Details:

Titchfield Haven

We meet at 9:30am, outside the visitor centre entrance. This Saturday is special as the reserve is holding an "Early Bird Spring Opening" from 5:30am (sunrise at 5:45am), so if you want to arrive early.....  This weekend is also the one when London Camera Exchange are present on the viewing balcony with their "Binocular & Telescope Show".

Reserve habitats, 369 acres of  - reed beds, river, scrapes, pools, ditches, scrub, flood meadows.

More birds can be found around the adjacent Hill Head harbour with its shingle beach, mudflats and boat park. There is also a Titchfield Canal walk, giving excellent views into Posbrook Meadows.

Probable species - geese, ducks, herons, avocet, black-tailed godwit, sanderling, turnstone, oystercatcher, lapwing, dunlin, redshank, snipe, gulls, tits, warblers, finches, reed bunting.

Possible species -spoonbill, curlew, marsh harrier, sparrowhawk, kestrel, goldcrest, tree sparrow, bullfinch, woodpeckers and water vole.

If very lucky - water rail, bittern, garganey, scaup, pintail, eider, merganser, whinchat, yellowhammer, wheatear, whitethroats, osprey, plovers, bearded tit.

The reserve charges - Adults £4.25, Senior Citizens/Students £4, Children (5 to 15 years) £2, Family Ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £10

Visitor centre with -

  • Tea room - Hot & cold drinks, sandwiches, cake. Indoor and outdoor seating.
  • Shop - Tickets for the reserve, latest wildlife sightings, books, bird food & feeders, gifts, and bags of duck food.
  • Toilets

Eight hides, connected by surfaced paths and wooden boardwalks. A flat walk of under four miles to visit all the hides.

Click here for information about the Titchfield Haven NNR reserve

Click here to see the report of our 2017 visit

There is a small, free, car park on Cliff Road, PO14 3JT.   SU535023   50°49'5.16"N 1°14'28.52"W
Click for a map of the car park location
Plus much more free, roadside, parking west along Cliff Road.