Bird watching holidaysHolkham Beach & Nature Reserve

Holkham National Nature Reserve covers about 3706 hectares (9158 acres) from Wells-next-the-Sea to Burnham Overy and comprises a number of rare and precious habitats including salt marsh, sand dunes, pine woodland, beach and grazing marsh. There are thousands of geese in winter months. Events and tours are run throughout the year. Volunteer days are held every Wednesday, and on some Sundays in winter; telephone the office on 01328 800730 if you would like to go along.


Blakeney Point Nature Reserve

A National Trust Nature Reserve, this 3½ mile long sand and shingle spit is a paradise for all kinds of wildlife. It is particularly noted for its colonies of breeding terns and migrant birds passing through in summer. Both common and grey seals can also be seen here.


Holme Dunes Nature Reserve

Owned by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust, at Norfolk's northwest corner, Holme Dunes is superbly located to attract migrating birds. 


Titchwell Marsh RSPB Reserve

Enjoy 'up close and personal' views of hundreds of geese and ducks from Island hide. One of Britain's premier birdwatching sites.


Cley Marshes Nature Reserve

Coastal nature reserve, with an international reputation. Owned by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust.


Salthouse Marshes Nature Reserve

Salthouse Marshes is an area of small pools and extensive grazing marsh offering close views of waders and wildfowl.  Owned by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust.


Thursford Wood

As well as containing some of the oldest oak trees in Norfolk, Thursfood Wood also has an excellent display of spring bluebells, summer ferns and autumnal fungi.  Owned by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust.


Snettisham RSPB Reserve

On the biggest high tides of the month, marvel at tens of thousands of knot gathering right in front you at Sanctuary and Roost hides.

Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve

A home of the Hawk and Owl Trust, its wildlife includes breeding Marsh Harriers, water rails and kingfishers as well as barn owls.  Otters use its waterways and the fen is home to many species of dragonfly, butterfly and flowering plants.  The reserve runs many activities every month.