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.
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That spine-tingling experience of genuine wilderness is a pretty rare thing.
If there is a landscape that encapsulates dynamic and dramatic change, it is here on the edgelands of the Suffolk coast.
This brackish lagoon by the River Orwell was formed as a result of a breach in the sea wall during the notorious 1953 floods, which affected much of the east coast of England.
It is not hard to see why Benjamin Britten drew inspiration from this landscape of vast skies, golden reeds and sparkling water.