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Braunton Countryside Centre

Horsey Island Nature Reserve Cycle Tour

Horsey Island Nature Reserve Cycle Tour

00:52
7.82 mi
9.0 mph
775 ft
775 ft

Tour Overview

Starting Point
View from Braunton of Horsey Island
2.76 mi
Cycle along the American Road (if the gate is shut access at other end of car park)
4.45 mi
4.45 mi
4.45 mi
Crow Point
4.99 mi
4.99 mi
The White House where you can view Horsey Island
Horsey Island Nature Reserve
Along the top of the sea bank you can get a good view of Horsey Island
View across Horsey Island
Little Egret
Golden Plover and Egret
5.47 mi
Horsey Island Nature Reserve
Golden Plover
Shelducks
Spoonbill
Saltmarsh and mudflats
5.84 mi
View of Braunton Marsh
Sanderling
Buzzard using one of the old building as a perch
Farm building structures are being eroded away by the changing tides
6.24 mi
View of Horsey Island looking South
Braunton Marsh a fertile ground for raising cattle
River Caen
Barn Owl hunting over the marshes
7.82 mi
Destination

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Braunton Countryside Centre went for a bike ride.

September 20, 2020

Comments

  • Braunton Countryside Centre

    Horsey Island is a dynamic nature reserve owned by the Devon Wildlife Trust. This saltmarsh and mudflats provide ideal conditions for thousands of water birds as well as rare plants. Natural coastal processes means the area is flooded by the estuary and changing tides. The best time to spot wildlifedevonwildlifetrust.org

    • November 9, 2020

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