Boyton and Hollesley Marshes

Boyton and Hollesley Marshes

Boyton and Hollesley Marshes
Welcome one and all to the Boyton and Hollesley Marshes group. The reserves are situated in a fantastically scenic location where the Butley river meets the Alde/Ore Estuary.
Latest blog posts
  • Perfect weather for ducks

    After an uncertain start to the season Hollesley has proven again to be a haven for wildlife and with a few hiccoughs along the way (e.g hungry gulls and crows) the Avocets and Lapwing have rallied together and managed to fledge over 30 chicks (this number...
  • Spring on the scrape.

    It’s been a more typical spring on the Suffolk coast with warm spells and showers. These conditions are proving very kind to the waders on the reserves. Lapwing settled well with at least 32 pairs sitting on eggs. Unlike last year it looks like...
  • Exciting Exlorations

    To enable staff from different reserves and teams to see the work we have been doing here on the South Suffolk Coast we invited them along with us to look at 3 of our sites at Snape, Boyton and Hollesley. Below Ian Barthorpe our visitor experience officer...
  • Like new

    If you have been to Boyton Marshes lately you will have noticed that the scrape is looking like new. We had a digger spend a couple of days turning the islands over and scraping around the edges to clear away the juncus. We have let the water level rise...
  • November update

    November has flown by! It has been a relatively quiet month at Hollesley Marshes. The sheep have all been moved off now for the winter and we are just keeping an eye open on what birds we have. So just a quick update today of what we have had at Hollesley...
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