The Wilden Marsh Blog


A view north across South Pool. Attempts to drop the water level here have not been successful so far this year: too much ground water is feeding the pool. At the far end, new flag iris shoots are pushing above the water surface. At the south end of the pool a sluice controls water outflow into the River Stour. There are three places along the marsh where water outflows into the river: the… Read More

Swans usually mate for life, though “divorce” does sometimes occur, particularly following nesting failure, and if a mate dies, the remaining swan will take up with another. This couple are on the South Pool.

Sunrise: 07.32 Sunset: 04.15 Hoo Wood is top left of the image.

Sunrise: 08.112 Sunset: 04.25

Sunrise: 08.18  Sunset: 03.59