Tag Archives: River Stour

Ghostly Whisperings

I have had a deep fascination with Wilden Marsh for many years. A new story seems to present itself with every night visit. Moonlit evenings provide the best atmosphere. I’m never lonely or afraid when walking through the blackness of … Continue reading

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The Historic Pratt’s Wharf on Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve

The history of Wilden Marsh and its immediate surrounding areas has interested me for some considerable time. I know everywhere has a history, but often much is forgotten, lost or ignored. Industrial activity started at Wilden Village during 1511 with … Continue reading

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Checking the Herd

I’m off to check on the marsh herd in the Falling Sands Nature Area! Would you like to come along?

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Life on Wilden Marsh for Rare Breed Conservation Cattle

The cattle are having the most marvellous time on the marsh at the moment. They have free access to much of the north marsh and are able the choose the tastiest of new lush vegetation on which to dine; they … Continue reading

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Hooray! The Sun is Shining and I can See The Grass Growing

A brilliantly sunny dawn broke with my cup of tea this morning; after the dismal weather we’ve had lately, it’s a very welcome change. There was no need to search the north marsh for cattle, because they were waiting in … Continue reading

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More Grass Please!

I wish I had this amount of grass in North Pasture at the moment. The herd has had free access to all the northern pastures for the last six weeks and have eaten pretty much everything on offer; the new … Continue reading

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Heron Chicks

My day didn’t start well. I managed to drive off the Lagoon Field hard access track into the mire, ending up to the axles in gloopy mud. My son was kind enough to give up some of his free time … Continue reading

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