Blakeney Point

Blakeney Point sits at the tip of a 6.4km (4 m) spit of sand dunes and shingle that extends out from Cley Beach on the most northerly tip of the North Norfolk coast. The surrounding area forms the Blakeney National Nature Reserve, extending from Stiffkey Salt Marsh in the west…

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A Friday at Minsmere

Minsmere is one the RSPB’s premier reserves and holds a special place as the home of the avocet, the totemic emblem of the RSPB. It sits on the Suffolk coast just north of the Sizewell Nuclear Power Station, full face to the North Sea with a short shingle beach and…

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Two Men in a Canoe – Day 2

We awoke on day 2 of our trip to a bright morning after a refreshing nights sleep. As we made morning tea Ring Necked Parakeets flew across the site from tree to tree, their range now stretching across Hertfordshire and beyond out from their original population in West London. The…

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