Extending for almost three shimmering miles at low water, Alde Mudflats is a vast expanse of inter-tidal mud fringed by a rich band of salt marsh.
Explore a Nature Reserve
Our nature reserves are exceptional places for wildlife. We welcome everyone to visit and cherish them, free of charge for private enjoyment.
Other activities including group visits & organised tours need to be agreed and paid for in advance with Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Only activities compatible with our values will be permitted. Our guiding principle is that ‘We always act in the best interests of wildlife’. Please refer to our Commercial Activities Policy for details.
Arger Fen and Spouse's Vale is a fascinating mosaic of ancient woodland alongside fen meadow and regenerating woodland.
The Black Bourn Valley is going wild...
Blaxhall Common is a piece of heathland full of birds, butterflies, reptiles and flowers particular to the area
To visit Bonny Wood is, on some levels, to experience two different worlds.
Bradfield Woods is a working wood that is unique as it has been under continuous traditional coppice management since 1252, fulfilling local needs for firewood and hazel products.
Bromeswell Green is noted for its wet meadows, saltmarsh and woodland. Wetland plants such as southern marsh orchid, lesser spearwort and fen bedstraw make a wonderful display in the damper areas…
There’s a silence in Bull’s Wood that is only broken by the clap and whirring of pigeon’s wings and the soft sneezing call of the black bibbed marsh tit.
Captain's Wood has passed through the hands of various bishops, noblemen and moneyed families over the past 1000 years
Carlton Marshes, together with Oulton Marshes, is a lowland reserve in the Broads National Park. It consists of meadows, wet grassland, reedbeds, marsh and woodland.