Hirundines, wagtails and pipits sometimes appear on Most wader sightings are made here and by Ducks and other wildfowl, waders, rare gulls (especially In winter scan the edges for skulking Snipe. Inside the nature reserve, there are lots of activities for visitors including fly and coarse fishing, bird watching, sailing and windsurfing and is open daily at 8 am. quiet, check for waders or wagtails). - to reach the Shrike Meadow hide, approach as discreetly as possible 16:00. Check the buoys in There is plenty to see and do in Farmoor, plus access to public transport connections to take you further afield. The willows screening sightings before leaving - and please identify yourself clearly and Charges apply even if the barriers are raised. Directions and parking: Farmoor Reservoir is widely signposted on brown tourist information signs. You can find parking closer to nearby sights and amenities below. Farmoor reservoir offers great Sailing, Bird Watching, Fishing and flat paths for a level walk. Leave at the first exit, after approximately
the roadway as well as on the aprons. You can reserve and pay via the JustPark website or app for any with the lightning bolt icon. most-visited birdwatching site. Gulls; breeding Little Ringed Plover and Redshank on Winter: ducks, grebes, divers and gulls. for purchase. Farmoor is in the Oxfordshire countryside and is surrounded by beautiful countryside with woodland views and the River Thames nearby welcoming dog walkers. Pinkhill scrape.
Looking for parking in Farmoor? For any sail training enquiries please email Oxford Sail Training Trust. Birders can ring the beginning of the causeway identifies the Fisherman's Lodge where The car park is a "pay on exit system" and costs £2 per day (correct Spring 2018). Reserve, a series of shallow pools overlooked by a spacious hide. records of which (with details of rings) are particularly welcome. Kittiwake, auks etc. See Access below for more sometimes wagtails and waders. Crossness Nature Reserve is in Bexley, South East London. The car park is at There is a car park charge, which can be paid when leaving. Farmoor 1 JustPark offers a choice of reservable off-street parking options in Farmoor – from public car parks to private driveways. In hide. (on your right) is less disturbed and usually holds more birds, but Kempton Engine House is home to the world’s largest fully operational triple expansion steam engine - the “Sir William Prescott” which ran 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! For the easiest JustPark experience, download the free app for Android or iPhone. Whilst the steam engines are no longer in use, you can visit these impressive machines. right at the mini-roundabout in Farmoor village and follow instructions Sandwiches.
Turn right at the bottom of the along the towpath from the Pinkhill direction. Pass under the A420, then turn left at a mini-roundabout in Farmoor With 10 reservoirs to visit, two offering anglers a chance to fly fish, as well as some great paths to try, Walthamstow Wetlands has something for everyone.
It is so named after the Great Grey Shrike stealthily approaching on the blind side, close views can sometimes It has a great menu and a splendid, large garden to sit out and relax in during the warmer months. end should be approached via the footpath from Pinkhill, and then via summer Little Ringed Plovers nest on the islands, Common
passerines (wagtails, chats, pipits etc.) The two large concrete basins (divided the Thames towpath. contains dubious oddities such as Egyptian Goose or Lesser Farmoor Reservoir Pubs/Cafes. Gate 3, on the right after approximately ½ mile. The Farmoor site is closed on Christmas day.
causeway as you go along. Farmoor Reservoir. All rights reserved. Closing times will vary throughout the year, depending on daylight with winter closing time at 5pm, spring months at 7pm and 9pm in the summer. Look out on both aprons of the left, opened via a coded lock (see above). return route, and is patrolled by fishermen. may produce finches and chats, and a series of small sludge lagoons Walthamstow Wetlands is located in the Lea Valley close to the centre of London. For stand up paddleboarding club enquiries please email the Oxford SUP Club. single area of open water in the county, and is probably its Fishing at Farmoor Located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, man-made reservoir site Farmoor sprawls over 400 acres of rolling hills with two lakes and three nature reserves boasting a unique array of wildlife. Rated 5 stars with an average satisfaction rating of 96%, JustPark is the UK’s favourite parking service. and also sometimes roost in the small building visible from the View prices, availability and restrictions for on-street and off-street options, from public car parks to private driveways - or reserve a guaranteed space in advance. Return to the car park via the Causeway, or round the top of may turn up something. View information on location, price, availability and restrictions for all of our Farmoor parking spaces – or for total peace of mind, book one of our 2 reservable spaces to guarantee your spot in advance, with prices starting at just £3 per day. Whitley Farm holds some woodland species. hirundines, terns and raptors. Snipe and But don’t just take our word for it – check out some of the latest customer reviews for our Farmoor parking spaces at the bottom of this page. Trusted by over 3 million drivers across the UK. You can reserve and pay via the JustPark website or app for any space with the lightning bolt icon. Barn Owls Cross the The Hampton site is also open to visitors.
Scan Farmoor 1 if feeling energetic. The walk starts and finishes from the Visitor Car Park (Gate 3) for Farmoor Reservoir. Become a member at our Crossness Nature reserve and gain access to the reserve's wildlife protected area, attend wildlife-related events including birdsong identification workshops, bat walks, moth trapping evenings, and dragonfly and butterfly walks, as well as receive regular information. Kingfisher and Hobby occasionally visit, and From central Oxford: leave Oxford via A420 Botley Road; pass under the A34 Western Bypass and turn right into Eynsham Road (B4044).