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Nature Reserve, free entry


Laura Harpham

01205 724678


Shore Road,
Freiston Shore,
PE20 1AY

RSPB Freiston Shore Nature Reserve

RSPB Freiston Shore Nature Reserve


Come to Freiston Shore to experience the wonders of the Wash, a vast expanse of mudflats used as a feeding ground by hundreds of thousands of birds each year.
See our emblematic bird the avocet raising young here in the summer and witness the spectacle of thousands of brent geese, visitors all the way from Siberia, feasting on the wet grassland in the winter.
Take a walk and have a look at our saltmarsh recreation area.
Over the last century sea walls in this part of the country have been pushed further back, claiming more and more land for farming. By reinforcing a sea wall further inland and creating openings in the existing sea wall we have created new saltmarsh, a rare and important habitat which is being lost at an alarming rate due to sea level rise. This new habitat also acts as a brilliant flood defense for the low-lying land in Lincolnshire and the surrounding area.
Why not come along to see our WWII coastal defence bunkers? Or book yourself onto a High Tide Walk where you’ll have the chance of seeing flocks of thousands of wading birds swirl over your head before coming to roost in the lagoons?
It’s a real spectacular. Check our website for high tide times and event details.

Coach parties acceptedEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Open all the time


Free entry



See location of RSPB Freiston Shore Nature Reserve on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 351390  Lat: 52.93141 Long: 0.00854

Parking: free


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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