Norfolk full day:
- Depart Woking 05:30am
- Coffee / breakfast en-route
- Arrive Titchwell 0900
- Titchwell Marsh RSPB
- Lunch 12:30
- Depart Titchwell at 1330
- Arrive Weeting Heath 1430 for Heathland, pine forest birds and ice cream!
- Depart 1500
- Arrive Lakenheath RSPB Reserve for Reedbed birds and Cranes 1510
- Depart Lakenheath 1700
- Arrive back in Woking 19:15
Note: the itineraries are customisable depending on your group size and location.
What does a full day look like?
Norfolk (Spring / Summer)
You have heard the expression ‘‘the early bird gets the worm’’; an early start is always on the agenda on our field trips! The Surrey to Norfolk trip (some of the best birding in the UK) departs at 05:30 am and is a 3 hour drive with a stop for breakfast and coffee on the way.
Our tutorial starts in some prime farmland habitat just outside Titchwell village. Here we will have a short break and opportunity for a snack before we begin to explore our Five Fundamental Birding Tips. Once we have covered theory basics and have taken a look at some of the typical farmland birds in the area we will head down to Titchwell Marsh RSPB. Here we will spend 3 hours birding this outstanding area. Habitats include woodland, reedbed, marsh, estuary and sea which all feature a variety of different birds.
At 12:30 we stop for lunch at the reserve restaurant which has a good selection of home cooked food. There is also a great gift shop and information centre if you want to look at optics, clothing, books etc.. At 13:30 we drive south for an hour, stopping at Weeting Heath National Nature Reserve in Suffolk. We will familiarise ourselves with the Breckland landscape and its species, stretch our legs and hopefully connect with a very special bird not easily seen anywhere in the UK. We depart Weeting Heath at about 15:00 arriving at Lakenheath RSPB at 15:10 and make our way out to the main hide with the hope of seeing some reedbed specialties. We will depart at approximately 17:00 and arrive back in Woking for about 19:15.