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National Insect Week returns in 2020

The Wildlife of Blakeney Point

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a leisurely walk of about 5 miles with wildlife expert Richard Porter to discover the birds, butterflies and flowers of Blakeney Point.

The four mile long shingle spit of Blakeney Point offers protection for Blakeney Harbour and the surrounding saltmarshes, providing a perfect habitat for the vast array of residential and migratory wildlife.

Internationally important, the reserve is noted for its spectacular displays of the summer breeding tern colony and winter breeding grey seals ensuring delight for visitors all year round.

Discover the summer wildlife on this guided Blakeney Point walk.

Wear suitable clothing and footwear. This is an exposed site with no refreshments available. Toilets are available at the Lifeboat House. Please bring a packed lunch, plenty of water and snacks.

Booking not needed, please turn up on the day.

Cost details

Free but donations welcome

Accessibility

Due to the nature of the terrain this walk is not suitable for people with impaired mobility or those not able to go the distance.

Did you know?

Parasitoids & parasites

A parasitoid lives within a host and ultimately kills or sterilises it, a parasite simply lives off its host's resources.

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