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Hen Reedbeds

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Peace and Tranquility

Ive been wanting to visit this area for some time, so finally did in July when on holiday in... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Alun P
Cowbridge, United Kingdom

Large reed bed - we have never been lucky enough to see bittern here, but have always seen Marsh... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 Aug 2018
“Peace and Tranquility”
17 Jul 2018
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A1095 Halesworth Road, Southwold IP18 6SQ, England
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Ive been wanting to visit this area for some time, so finally did in July when on holiday in Southwold. The place is peaceful and a haven for all sorts of wildlife. Walks through narrow paths are available and observation points are many. Went in...More

1  Thank Alun P
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Large reed bed - we have never been lucky enough to see bittern here, but have always seen Marsh Harrier

1  Thank WILLIAM W
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Although signposted off the road it is extremely quiet here, we only saw a couple of people. The site has a viewing platform, and 3 hides as well as lovely views over the estuary. It was a quiet spotting day despite our best efforts. But...More

1  Thank ellee79
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I just love the peace and quiet, the stillness and the views. A wonderful place to chill and contemplate. The perfect spot to straighten out your head. Great bird watching and nice walks

2  Thank Magicalmabs
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Always a walk of choice; easy parking off the main road then through the Hen Reedbeds; cross back over and walk along the western edge and enjoy the views across The Mere along with all the bird and wildlife ; Suffolk at its best !

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Managed by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust, the reedbeds are one of the few places where you stand a good chance of seeing a bittern. Go as the tide recedes and fine views of waders can be had on the Blyth mudflats beyond the reserve. There...More

Thank rfortey
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Easy to park off the main Southwold road; easy walking through the reed beds - great to see Bitterns, then cross the road and walk either east or west on the mere-side - delightful at any time of day !

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