When flooded in winter there are big flocks of Bewick's swans and other swans, ducks and geese. It is an excellent place to watch birds of prey; marsh harriers and hobbies in summer, and hen harriers and peregrines in winter. Photos by Richard Humphrey/wikimedia
Open at all times.
Free parking for approximately 20 cars at Eldernell Sluice on South Barrier Bank (Environment Agency owned).