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RSPB Nature Reserve Ham Wall

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RSPB Nature Reserve Ham Wall


RSPB Ham Wall is a newly created wetland in Somerset nr Glastonbury. In spring, the air is filled with birdsong as they compete to establish territories and attract a mate. In summer, look out for young birds making their first venture into the outside world. Autumn brings large movements of migrating birds - some heading south to a warmer climate, others seeking refuge in the UK from the cold Arctic winter. In winter, look out for large flocks of birds gathering to feed, or flying at dusk to form large roosts to keep warm.


Attraction Facilities

  • Garden Centre

Key Features

  • In countryside


  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - 150 spaces


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • JEandHR
    Sheffield, England
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th March 2017
    What a fantastic place, there are trails and boardwalks right next to the water so you can really get up close, there are also plenty of hides. We heard at least 3 bitterns booming and our first... Read full review
  • Diomedia
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 11th March 2017
    An essential visit , along with Shapwick Heath, Greylake and the Avalon Marshes. We were here for the starling murmuration - and saw about a million coming to roost on two evenings. We also joined... Read full review
  • Keith M
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Mesmerising murmurations
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 1st March 2017
    We visited Ham Wall Nature Reserve specifically in the hope of seeing the starling murmurations over the Somerset levels and we were not disappointed. The visitor centre has a large car park, cafe... Read full review
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Tel: +44 (0)1458 860 494

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Opening Times

* 1st October - 31st January – 07.00 to 18.30
1st February - 31st March - 07.00 to 20.00
1st April - 30th September - 06.00 to 22.00

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