Castle Marshes is a Broadland site with grazing marsh, fen and freshwater dykes. In spring and summer wading birds such lapwing and redshank nest on the open marshes, and warbler and reed bunting…
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Church Farm Marshes was kindly left to Suffolk Wildlife Trust as a reserve by Philip Elsey, who farmed here for more than forty years.
Situated in rolling farmland just above Combs Ford near Stowmarket, this small but botanically rich reserve has roots stretching back to the Doomsday book, where it was recorded as “a wood for 16…
Lying near the banks of the River Stour, this reserve is special for its mix of open water, fen and wet scrub.
Nestled within the Minsmere River Valley, Darsham Marshes is a classic representative marshland site that has been traditionally managed for many years in order to achieve its diverse mix of flora…
That spine-tingling experience of genuine wilderness is a pretty rare thing.
Fox Fritillary Meadow is an ancient floodplain. It is the largest of four remaining sites for the snake's head fritillary plant in Suffolk.
A mosaic of farmland and wildlife habitats, the farmed land at this site is a mixture of arable and grazing land managed using the wildlife friendly farming practices.
With its surrounding wet meadows and ancient castle backdrop, the Mere at Framlingham is considered by many to be the best view in inland Suffolk.
This ancient woodland is noted for its small-leaved lime coppice, an indication that the northern part of the wood has existed since prehistoric times.