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Nunnery Lakes Reserve - BTO - "lies to the south of Thetford between the Rivers Thet and Little Ouse. It follows a series of lakes created by old gravel workings, and contains a rich variety of Breckland habitats within a relatively small area" - "Apart from Arlington Way, paths are unsuitable for wheelchairs but access can be arranged by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in advance. There are three entrances, each with an information panel and map"


Titchwell Reserve - RSPB - reedbeds and shallow lagoons, often full of birds. You can sit on benches or watch from spacious, wheelchair-accessible hides - (Limited) disabled access, hides and facilities - please see the website


Weeting Heath Reserve - (limited opening)  in the heart of The Brecks, with a visitor centre, bird hides, woodland walks - Norfolk Wildlife Trust - Disabled access and facilities - please see the website


Welney Wetland Centre - Wetland wildlife Trust - Get closer to nature and sample the tranquillity of 1000 acres of internationally important wetland. Encounter thousands of wintering wildfowl along with migratory swans at our
daily swan feeds. In summer discover breeding birds, dragonflies and wildflowers or - Disabled access and facilities / baby changing - please see the website




National Nature Reserves in Norfolk

The following are designated as National Nature Reserves, the high number found in the county indicates the importance and diversity of the nature and wildlife of the area.

Ant Broads and Marshes -

Blakeney -

Brettenham Heath -

Bure Marshes -

Dersingham Bog -

Foxley Wood -

Hickling Broad -

Holkham -

Holme Dunes -

How Hill -

Martham Broad -

Mid-Yare -

Roydon Common -

Scolt Head Island -

The Wash -

Weeting Heath -

Winterton Dunes -


The Norfolk Wildlife Trust -

RSPB Norfolk -



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