Breckland Local Group

NWT Weeting Heath, photo by Richard Osbourne
Breckland is the rural area of south west Norfolk which covers the countryside around the market towns of Attleborough, Dereham, Swaffham, Thetford and Watton. It has been known for centuries as 'heath and rye' country. NWT has woodland and heathland reserves at East Wretham Heath, Hockham Fen, Hoe Rough, Grimes Graves, New Buckenham Common, Thetford Heath, Scarning Fen, Wayland Wood and Weeting Heath. This diverse range of habitats, together with the rivers Little Ouse, Thet, Wissey and Lark, is of particular interest to geologists, naturalists, archaeologists as well as being a valuable recreation area for walking , cycling, and horse riding.Wether you are a resident or visitor you will soon come to appreciate this special area of the county. Please visit the Breckland Local Group page to read more.

NWT Weeting Heath, photo by Richard Osbourne
Nightjars and other Nocturnal Creatures, East Wretham Heath
Tue 31 May 2022
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Wild flowers at Santon Downham, Santon Downham
Sun 05 Jun 2022
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Butterflies at Bradfield Wood, SWT Bradfield Wood
Sun 24 Jul 2022
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The Rivers Little Ouse and Thet, Abbey Meadows
Sun 11 Sep 2022
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Looking For Fungi, Weeting Heath
Sun 23 Oct 2022
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