Idle Valley Nature Reserve (Notts Wildlife Trust), Retford

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Idle Valley Nature Reserve (Notts Wildlife Trust) Reviews
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  • August 18, 2017
    We went with out nephew of 3. He loved it. Free to go and we paid £1.50 for an adventure pack. It's not needed but it kept him involved during out visit. He loved every second. There are several walks...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Visited with a friend and family, love the fact that if you call in the restaurant there is a backpack for 1-50 for the child. We walked round the lake looking for bugs. Rubbing the insects found on l...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    This is another nature reserve created from old gravel pits like Attenborough. it covers a huge area, only part of which is flooded, so there are woodland walks as well as lakes. For bird enthusiasts ...  more »
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  • Lovely place to walk with the family or pets on a nice sunny day. The cafe is reasonably priced and the ladies do a good job.
  • Lovely spot at a flooded gravel quarry. Modern visitor centre which serves coffee and snacks. Lots of walks around the other small local wetlands.
  • Best to take the wood walk as lake is all brambles and no view of lake
  • Such a nice place for a walk, especially if you like wildlife. If not call in to the cafe for a piece of the best carrot cake ever!!
  • Great for the walkers & bird watchers , the cafe has really good food and cake

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