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Wildlife in Norfolk

18 Jan — 22 Jan 2021 | Tour Director: Kevin Hand

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Tour Director

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Kevin Hand,

MSc, MCIEEM

conservationist, ornithologist and environmental consultant

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Itinerary

Day

1

Assemble 1530 at King’s Lynn Station for transfer by coach to Hunstanton for four nights at Le Strange Arms Hotel. Welcome and introductory talk.

Day

2

Titchwell Marsh: large hides for close views of geese, waders, gulls and rarer birds. Afternoon: Holkham for pink-footed geese, snow buntings and shore larks.

 

Day

3

Beach walk for waders, seabirds and fulmar pairs, followed by Snettisham (thousands of godwits, knots and oystercatchers). Afternoon: Ouse Washes for dusk observation of Bewick’s and whooper swans.

Day

4

Morning: Blakeney Marshes and Cley (one of the most famous bird walks in Britain). Afternoon: Morston Quay for boat trip around Blakeney Point (waders, grebes and seals). Dusk watch for harriers and owls.

Day

5

Tour disperses after breakfast with optional transfer to King’s Lynn Station.

Tour Dates

18 Jan — 22 Jan 2021

Days

5

Cost

£875

Tour Code

WILN-21

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Testimonial

"Kevin’s passion for all things ecological is infectious. We saw and learned how to identify all sorts of birds as well as getting a good insight into the local topography, how it has evolved and what the on-going environmental challenges are..."
ACE customer on 2019 Wildlife in Norfolk

FITNESS / PRACTICALITIES

While this tour is not particularly strenuous, participants should feel comfortable walking across rugged terrain and getting in and out of boats. Individual walks will be up to a total of four miles, with shorter options for those who wish to take them.

Cost of £875 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, single room supplement £30.

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