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
Blaxhall Common is a piece of heathland full of birds, butterflies, reptiles and flowers particular to the area
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…
Carlton & Oulton Marshes is a lowland reserve in the Waveney Valley. It consists of meadows, wet grassland, reedbeds, marsh and woodland.
Castle Marshes is a broadland site with grazing marsh, fen and freshwater dykes. In winter the marshes are flooded to create expanses of open water for wintering wildfowl.
Church Farm Marshes was kindly left to Suffolk Wildlife Trust as a reserve by Philip Elsey, who farmed here for more than forty years.
There is a sense that walking through Combs Wood is more about being led by curiosity rather than a path.
Lying near the banks of the River Stour, this reserve is special for its mix of open water, fen and wet scrub.
The first sight of Darsham Marshes is enough to take the breath away.
That spine-tingling experience of genuine wilderness is a pretty rare thing.