Get back to nature at Tophill Low Nature Reserve
Located north of Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire, Tophill Low Nature reserve is an active Yorkshire Water treatment works built in 1959. It formally opened as a nature reserve in 1993 and features 12 hides spread across a 300 acre site that flanks the river Hull.
The two reservoirs - 'D' and 'O' dominate the reserve and have SSSI status for their massive wildfowl numbers. Around the perimeter a network of marshes, ponds, woodlands and grasslands result in an annual 160+ bird species, with over 60 readily visible even in mid winter.
We recommend bringing lunch with you as the nearest town is nearly 10 miles away!
Concessions: £2.50 (over 65s and registered disabled)
Children: 5-16: £1.50
Under 5s: free
Monday to Sunday
9am to 6pm
To keep everyone happy and safe, please:
- follow government guidance
- don’t swim
- take your litter home
- stick to the path
- don't bring dogs
- don't leave dogs in cars
- don’t light fires or BBQs.
How to get there
There is a car park
Follow Driffield Road A164 north towards Driffield for 6 miles. At Watton, turn right onto Church Lane and follow the signposts for Tophill Low Nature Reserve.
Follow Beverley Road A164 south towards Beverley for 5 miles. At Watton, turn left onto Church Lane and follow the signposts for Tophill Low Nature Reserve.
By public transport
The nearest train station is 4 miles away.