Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster

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Potteric Carr Nature Reserve is located in Doncaster. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Potteric Carr Nature Reserve and many more Doncaster attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Doncaster trip planner.
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  • Love this place for wildlife and food. The homemade chips are epic! Please support the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust for ourselves and future generations.  more »
  • Quite a large place with adequate paths for a powerchair. Didn't see much nature just a lot of overgrowth but then guess that is the point really.My assistance dog enjoyed her ramble with all the new ...  more »
  • This is on the edge of Doncaster and a YWT area. It is large. The cafe and shop area look new and are pretty good. There are a number of circular walks around the lakes. There are a number of hides. I...  more »
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  • Yorkshire Wildlife Trust's flagship reserve, just off J3 of the M18 is a fantastic place to spend a day getting lost in nature and it's easy to forget how close you are to civilization. The cafe does fantastic bacon butties. There are options for the vegetation too. Miles of paths take you round ponds and through woodland where you may be lucky enough to spot a deer. It's kid friendly and a great place to visit whether a veteran wildlife spotter or total beginner.
  • Amazing place, love the new eco friendly visitor centre, join Yorkshire wildlife trust and come here for free entry all year round, it's well worth it. Explore all the walks of varying lengths. Observe the deer if you are lucky and find the mud kitchen with the kids. Cafe is a must with delicious food on offer. The shop is great for bee friendly gifts and bug houses + lots more. There is so much to say about this fantastic place, if you like wildlife, birds and nature in general then you must come here.
  • Fabulous who would have thought you were in the middle of Doncaster. Wildlife and views spectacular. Cafe very good with excellent food and very clean. Lovely friendly staff very helpful.
  • Stumbled upon almost by accident and so glad we did. Lovely place with plenty of parking and good access all round for the pram. Excellent Cafe and shop. Now members of the Yorkshire Wildlife trust and looking forward to exploring more venues.
  • It was quite nice and the cake here is nice, but there are too many bugs to handle.

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