Strumpshaw Fen & the Broads

Strumpshaw Fen & the Broads

Strumpshaw Fen & the Broads
Discover the amazing wildlife and landscapes of Strumpshaw Fen and the Broads. Find out what's about and share your highlights, photos and feedback.
Latest blog posts
  • Recent Sightings 19th June

    This week has seen some warm sunny weather and some cold windy weather, so the sightings for the week have been up and down with the weather conditions playing a large part in what is seen each day. Swallowtail butterflies are past their peak now,...
  • Recent sightings 15th June

    When the sun shines the fen comes to life! Thursday was a very nice sunny day and rewarded visitors with good views of many swallowtails, Norfolk hawkers, scarce chasers as well as marsh harriers and bitterns! The adult marsh harriers are still busy...
  • Recent sightings 5th June

    Another mixed few weeks of weather here at the fen, with cloud, blazing sunshine and lightning storms as well as the odd day of non-stop rain! The traditional British weather has brought out some of our much loved Broads specialities. The main attraction...
  • Swallowtails enjoying the warm sunshine

    When the sun shines these rare gems fly! Unfortunately the weather has not been overly kind so far, however they are being seen with increasing frequency each sunny day. Today I have seen two from Fen Hide and the individual pictured above taking...
  • Recent Sightings 22nd May

    Four-spotted chaser and mother shipton moth, Ben Lewis Finally a decent looking forecast for the weather for a bank holiday weekend. The next week looks like it will be kind to the swallowtails (and swallowtail watchers). They have begun their emergence...
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