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
  • Quick update 27 June

    We still have a few swallowtails on the wing with two seen today near the pond dipping platform, plenty of dragonflies as well as kingfishers and a few bittern sightings. The heavy rain has made quite a few of our paths a bit soggy so if you are visiting...
  • Recent Sightings 24 June 2016

    A warm week with a wet start and a humid end, very heavy rain on Thursday night left much surface water on the trails and roads. A week with all the expected summer species seen including a late(ish) cuckoo on Tuesday, two bitterns in flight together...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 17 June 2016

    Generally a very nice week with warm sunny conditions interspersed with rain showers and the odd overcast day like today (Friday). The highlight of the week will have to be the swallowtails once again. When the sun was shining we had plenty of sightings...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 10 June 2016

    Bright warm sunshine for the majority of the week, with several days above 20 degrees, the week ended on a cooler note with warm overcast conditions. Swallowtails were very much in evidence for the whole week, they are showing well at the reception...
  • Recent Sightings 6 June 2016

    A quick update to say that the swallowtail butterflies have well and truly emerged and are showing well from various places around the fen. The most reliable place is the nectar garden just by reception; a combination of dames violet full of nectar and...
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