Minsmere

Minsmere

Minsmere
Explore, discover and enjoy nature at Minsmere. There's always something exciting to inspire a return visit to Suffolk's natural treasure.
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  • Osprey!

    The radio crackled into life. "There's an osprey fishing over Island Mere." I grabbed my binoculars and camera, clicked lock screen on the computer and headed out to the Whin Hill watchpoint to try to get a look. I called out to two passing...
  • Safari so good

    It's that time of year again when the red deer stags arrive at Minsmere to vie for superiority and the right to mate with as many hinds (females) as possible. Yes folks, the red deer rut has begun. This is one of the most exciting wildlife spectacles...
  • We love to hear from you

    It's always great to hear from our visitors and share their experiences of a trip to Minsmere. Some of you write lovely reports on our Forum pages, filled with amazing photos. Others share your experiences by chatting to us in the visitor centre....
  • Coming together for Turtle Doves

    Guest blog by Samantha Lee, Turtle Dove Conservation Advisor At the heart of most villages is the village pub. One such pub is The Poachers Pocket in Kelsale-***-Carlton just off the A12, about six miles from Minsmere. The difference with this pub...
  • Time for a chat about cricket

    The fabulous Indian summer weather has proved particularly attractive to some of our insects, as well as providing perfect conditions for migratory birds to drop in. Our amazing autumn for wryneck records continues. At their final ringing demo of the...
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