Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Snowdrops - Sightings 1 Feb.

    Hi Folks! The Dearne Valley may have been chilly and a bit overcast this morning but this afternoon the sun shone and bathed both the snowdrops and the hellebores of the wildlife garden in a beautiful, golden light. I’m very glad to say I wasn’t...
  • Fowlmere

    Bangled egret

    A new species for the British list!? Sadly no, just a little egret sporting some brightly coloured rings in the field to the west of the reserve today. If you are fortunate enough to see it, please have a good look to see if the rings have letters or...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Contractors on site for a couple of weeks

    Hi everyone, Just giving you a heads up that we will be doing some works to the car park area ... We are getting in some contractors to do a few bits for us to improve the visitor flow for visitors. Originally the building was designed and built...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    Happy World Wetlands Day for tomorrow!

    This blog post has been inspired by several factors: It’s my last blog post for a couple of weeks Its World Wetlands Day tomorrow It’s the year of the reserve’s twentieth birthday If you are not familiar with World...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Woodland closed, but we're open later...

    Morning! How are you on his rather blustery day? Today, due to the high winds the woodland is closed today! There will be no access to the woodland area, cordite store, and the loop round the back of the woodland. You will be able...
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Coal tit on window feeder

This cheeky fellow landed on my window feeder at The Lodge to grab a sunflower seed
Posted to: The Lodge
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Bee on purple flower

I took this photo in the formal gardens at The Lodge - great for insects!
Posted to: The Lodge
by 96

Damselfly loveheart

The old swimming pool in the gardens is now a whopping big wildlife pond. Take a look during spring and...
Posted to: The Lodge
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Smooth newts can be seen in the smaller ponds at The Lodge. This was taken at the pond on the old heath...
Posted to: The Lodge
by 135


The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
Posted to: The Lodge
by 154

Autumn splendour

The gardens look great right through the year at The Lodge. Here's a view of the back of the 19th...
Posted to: The Lodge
by 136

Hornet mimicing hoverfly

We saw this beast on one of the buddleia bushes at The Lodge. It's cool isn't it?
Posted to: The Lodge
by 132

Aug 2nd 2009 Our 3 Osprey "chicks"

Snip taken from a view of the nest
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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Garten? 02-0809

Capture from LG cam
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The Osprey Centre

A Loch Garten osprey's view of the Visitor Centre. Now everybody wave!
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 86

The earth moved

Well it's started this small beast will move upto 40 tons in a load but it will still take 3 months...
Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
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