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.
Latest blog posts
  • Minsmere and the marsh harrier

    If there is one bird we're all waiting with bated breath to see on the Springwatch cameras, it’s the marsh harrier. We were given a tantalising teaser at Easter-time, when we were introduced to Minsmere’s ‘marshes’, but they've...
  • Humans of Springwatch – the other wildlife of Minsmere 4

    Sam: “I met Chris Packham last year and asked him which football team he supported, he said Southampton. I support West Ham. I think they’re higher than us in the table at the moment so I don’t think I want to meet him today!”...
  • Saving stone curlews

    Stone curlews are a strange looking bird by any standards. Their large bright yellow eyes and cryptic camouflage make them look somehow primitive. Their long gangly legs could be those of a dinosaur. Not too long ago they also came very close to becoming...
  • "Loving Minsmere today. The wildlife is amazing"

    On a busy Bank Holiday Monday, the day the BBC Springwatch cameras went live, it was great to hear comments like that in the title of this blog, time and time again from our visitors. We had worked hard to ensure that we were ready for an influx of...
  • Humans of Springwatch – the other wildlife of Minsmere 3

    “I work in retail and don’t get weekends off. We don’t get to spend much time together. So we've come here today to spend time as a family with the added bonus of wildlife.” On how they discovered nature and Minsmere...
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