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Low Barns Nature Reserve

Low Barns Nature Reserve, Low Ln, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 0AG
01388 488728
Average time spent - 2 hours
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Things to do at Low Barns Nature Reserve review

Low Barns nature reserve and visitor centre is close to Bishop Auckland in County Durham. The nature reserve has a flat terrain and it has a network of surfaced paths with bird hides allowing easy access for all visitors.

The nature reserve is one of County Durhams most important sites for wildlife. The site is 47 hectares in size and it is a wetland reserve with woodland and grasslands. There are three lakes and a number of mature ponds. The small ponds are excellent for viewing damselflies and dragonflies. It might be a fun idea to print off a nature trail sheet before you visit to get your kids to find different wildlife.

There are several very well appointed bird hides across the reserve. In the visitor centre there are web cams of the bird feeders, local crafts and more.

Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places still require you to pre-book online in advance.

FAQ and Further Information Low Barns Nature Reserve

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe which serves hot and cold food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

Nature reserve with good interconneting paths, bird hides and a visitor centre. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*FREE
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE – Entrance to the reserve is free.

Is there parking?

They do ask for a suggested donation of £2.50 for parking.

When are they open?

The reserve is open all year round with the visitor centre open for most of it. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome on a lead.

Are they accessible?

Please contact the venue

Low Barns Nature Reserve
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Low Barns Nature Reserve

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