WildWalks

Take a WildWalk today and help put Norfolk’s wildlife on the map. Note down the plants and animals you see on your walk and submit your sightings online. This helps us build a picture of where wildlife is found and how nature changes.


Broads WildWalks:

As part of the HLF Water, Mills & Marshes project Norfolk Wildlife Trust want to engage people around Upton Broad and Marshes and Thorpe Marshes in wildlife recording on these nature reserves. This is an exciting opportunity for those who enjoy visiting the reserves and want to help NWT record the wildlife.

WildWalk leaflets and recording cards are available below. Please click on ‘SUBMIT RECORDS HERE’ button to upload your wildlife sightings for the different reserves online.

WALKS (leaflet, recording card and walking times):

Thorpe Marshes

Walk route leaflet Recording card 1 hour              

Upton Broad and Marshes Walk route leaflet Recording card 3 hours

 

 

Brecks WildWalks:

A number of long-distance walks, trails, circular walks in the Norfolk and Suffolk Brecks and the Thetford Munzee trail have been collated below, so there is something for everyone!  All you need to do is print off the route description and the recording sheets and route map, enjoy the walk, write down the wildlife you see as you go and then let us know what wildlife you have seen by going to our online recording page HERE.

THE WILDWALKS ROUTES & DETAILS and RECORDING SHEETS

BRECKS WILDWALKS LEAFLET WITH ALL 32 WALKS LISTED

See the table below for the official route description leaflet and the WildWalks recording sheet with route map, print off BOTH to take with you on your walk (the first to find your way and the send to record what you see):

Around Red Lodge, Lackford and West Stow                                                                                        Distance (km/miles)

1

Cavenham (S)

Official route description Recording sheet & route map 1(0.6)                            
               2 Lackford (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 1.2 (0.7)
3 Barton Mills (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 1.4 (0.9)
4 Mildenhall Woods (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 3 (1.8)
5 West Stow (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 3.6 (2.2)
6 Cavenham Heath (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 5 (3.1)
7 Red Lodge to Herringswell - The Red Herring Loop (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 6 (3.7)
8 Red Lodge to Cavenham Heath (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 8 (5)
9 Mildenhall to Red Lodge Watermills to Warrens (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 13 (8)
10 Heath's Circular Ride - Oases of Calm (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 18 (11)
11 King's Forest Circular Ride - Plantations and clearings (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 20 (12)

Around Thetford

12 Castle Hill (Thetford) (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 1.5 (0.9)
13 Brandon Country Park Red Trail (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 1.7 (1)
14 Thetford Haling Path (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 1.7 (1)
15 Spring Walk (Thetford) (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 1.9 (1.2)
16 Abbeygate (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 2 (1.2)
17 Lynford Stag Walk (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 2.4 (1.5)
18 Nunnery Lakes (Thetford) (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 2.5 (1.6)
19 Lynford Stag Walk 2 (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 3 (1.8)
20 Thetford Munzee Trail (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 4 (2.5)
21 Brandon Country Park Purple Trail (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 5.4 (3.3)
22 Santon Downham (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 8 (5)
23 Brandon Country Park Orange Trail (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 9 (5.6)
24 Little Ouse Path (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 15 (9)

Around Barningham, Hopton and Ixworth

25 Knettishall (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 6.6 (4.1)
26 Barningham and Market Weston (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 8.3 (5.1)
27 Angles Way (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 31 (19.2)
28 The Miller's Trail (S) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 43 (27)

Around Great Hockham and Thompson

29 Great Hockham Woods 2 (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 2.1 (1.3)
30 Great Hockham Woods (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 3.6 (2.2)
31 Peddars Way Pingo Trail (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 11 (6.8)
32 Peddars Way (N) Official route description Recording sheet & route map 29 (18)

 
(N) WildWalks in “The Brecks” Living Landscape Area (Norfolk)

(S) WildWalks in the Suffolk Brecks” Living Landscape Area (Suffolk)

 

SUBMIT YOUR WILDWALKS RECORDS HERE


 

 WildWalks in the Brecks has been organised by Norfolk’s environmental records centre (NBIS) working with Norfolk and Suffolk Wildlife Trusts, Suffolk County Council, the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and Norfolk Trails under the Wildlife Recorders of Tomorrow project

Wildlife Recorders of Tomorrow is part of “Breaking New Ground Landscape Partnership Scheme” supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund

 

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