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
  • I do like to be beside the seaside

    The autumn equinox signals the official end of summer today, although the weather bore more resemblance to a summer day than early autumn with bright sunshine, blue skies, barely a breath of wind, and robins singing constantly. All in all the perfect...
  • The fruits of autumn

    It seems that after an extremely hot start to the month, autumn has arrived with a flourish this week, with heavy rain on Friday followed by a showery weekend, in complete contrast to temperatures of 30 degrees last week. A walk around the reserve certainly...
  • Do something amazing this weekend!

    Suffolk’s coastline I believe is one of the most stunning I have ever encountered. I may be a little biased considering I was born here and have returned to live here but I do consider myself very well travelled and Suffolk’s beaches are without...
  • Unearthing Suffolk's pirate priests

    Guest blog by Raksha Dave, Dig Ventures Archaeologist RSPB Minsmere is now a world famous bird reserve, but 1,000 years ago it’s where a little-known order of Premonstratensian priests decided to set up home. It was here, in 1182, that they founded...
  • Nature is full of surprises

    Nature is full of surprises, and the last couple of days have really highlighted this to me as I've spotted a few species in unexpected places. Even more surprisingly, given how difficult they can be to spot, snakes have featured heavily in these...
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