For the first time we are offering you the opportunity to be a reserve ranger and help dress reed. Reed dressing is a traditional craft used for thatching roofs which the Norfolk broads are renowned for. We’ll teach you the basic and why this traditional craft was so important for wildlife.
Meet at the visitor centre. Booking essential.
Explore NWT Thorpe Marshes, in the Norfolk Broads, yet on the edge of Norwich in Thorpe St Andrew. It's a charming mix of grazed and ungrazed marshes, ditches and the open water of St Andrew's Broad. Join local naturalist, Chris Durdin, for a meander at Thorpe Marshes and discover the reserve's wildlife. Bring binoculars and a camera if you have...
Wild Rumpus (producers of the award-winning Just So Festival) and Forestry Commission England join forces to present a brand new experience for families this spring: Art on the Run. Combining our joint love of the...
The natural world is full of life and associated sounds but how often do we stop and take time to listen. We’ll be exploring the natural world though sounds and recreating our own unique sounds using natural materials. Meet at the entrance to the reserve. Booking essential.
Join us and learn about the wonderful wildlife that can be found in the dykes. The experts will be on hand to help you tell your boatman from your beetle larvae Meet at the dipping platform (approximately 50m from the reserve entrance). Booking essential.
Join us at NWT Hickling Broad, while we forage among the foliage and search between the sedge for any minibeast which may be waiting. We’ll be there with our bits and bobs to catch any bug or beast for a closer inspection. Meet at the Visitor Centre. Booking essential.