There’s something special taking place in the Black Bourn Valley.
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.
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.
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.
With Dartmoor ponies grazing the open areas, Dunwich Forest is being transformed from a conifer plantation into a rich mosaic of woodpasture, wet woodland and heathland.
Gunton Warren is one of the Lowestoft 'gems', another fragment of wonderful wildlife habitat right on the doorstep of a town. It is a fascinating and diverse place renowned amongst the…
Breckland is one of the UK’s biodiversity hotspots and the designation of much of Knettishall Heath as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) reflects this.
A diversity of plant life to satisfy the keenest of botanists Redgrave and Lopham Fen is the largest valley fen in England and one of the most important Wetlands in Europe.
Simpson's Saltings is one of the country's most important coastal sites for its wealth of uncommon coastal and saltmarsh plants.
Marsh, reedbed and wet woodland with adjacent heathland and beach - Sizewell Belts has just about everything!
Whether it is rafts of duck, colonies of avocet or the razor-like wings of a peregrine in stooping flight, the sheer number of birds that Trimley Marshes attracts is nothing short of spectacular…