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
  • Suffolk's Only Island

    This Saturday the Minsmere Wildlife Explorers set off for Suffolk’s only island. Two boats of eager explorers departed Orford quay and crossed the choppy waters to the stunning Havergate Island. We were lucky that the sun was out and the warm September...
  • 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...
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