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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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.
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.
Simpson's Saltings is one of the country's most important coastal sites for its wealth of uncommon coastal and saltmarsh plants.
It is not hard to see why Benjamin Britten drew inspiration from this landscape of vast skies, golden reeds and sparkling water.
These heaths represent one of the largest continuous areas of Sandlings heathland left and are at their most colourful in August and September.
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…