OS: TR 014647
Post Code: ME13 0QA
Duration: All day walk.
Directions: Take the M2 to junction 6, then A251 to Faversham, where it meets the A2(T), then turn left. After 1 mile turn right at roundabout just past Ospringe onto the B2045 to Oare Village. Turn left at the T junction in front of the boat yard, then right into a narrow road just behind the Village pub (Three Mariners), and proceed to the Reserve car park at the end (signposted Harty Ferry).
Habitat: The Reserve has pathways around the edge of the marshes and the Swale banks, including some hides. The paths are mainly firm but can get muddy.
Attractions: Spring is good for migrating waders and passerines. Breeding birds in the reed beds include reed and sedge warblers and bearded tits.
Amenities: There are no facilities at the Reserve, but at weekends between April and November the toilets at the nearby Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park may be available. Toilets also available at the superstore.
Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear for conditions on the day which can be subject to change at any time. You will be expected to use the walk in such a way as not to place yourselves or others at risk and to follow all requirements set by the walk leader.