RSPB OLD MOOR
Old Moor is another one of my local reserves, situated in the Dearne Valley near Barnsley. This is one of the best places to see Bitterns and for the last two years there has also been a Little Bittern at the reserve.
Old Moor Ln, Bolton upon Dearne, Barnsley S73 0YF
9:30am to 5pm
It's free for RSPB members. Adult £5, family £11, children £2.50, concessions £3.50. Free access from Old Moor to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council 'Passport to Leisure' and 'Rothercard' cardholders.
From the M1: Leave at junction 36 and take the A61 (Barnsley). At the small roundabout, continue straight ahead on the A6195 (Doncaster) for approximately four miles. After passing the Morrison's superstore, follow the brown RSPB Old Moor signs. From the A1: Leave at junction 37 (Doncaster), follow the A635 towards Barnsley, then follow the brown RSPB Old Moor signs.