The Countryside of Suffolk
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From wartime barges, barns in acres of garden, listed cottages in the countryside to luxury tents in wildlife parks, CoolStays has the most exciting range of accommodation in spectacular yet tranquil locations throughout Suffolk.
More than 50 countryside properties for a break in nature from studios to luxury country houses and quirky shepherds huts. Includes self catering accommodation in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and more...
Ground-nesting birds and responsible dog walking
Andrew Excell, South East Suffolk Sites Manager, explains why it's so important to keep dogs on leads to protect ground-nesting birds.
Alan Miller retires after 40 years with Suffolk Wildlife Trust...
Suffolk Wildlife Trust's CEO, Julian Roughton, looks back at Alan's living legacy for wildlife in the county
Send us your signs of spring in Suffolk
We might not be able to travel to see wildlife at the moment, but there's so much to enjoy on our doorstep. We'd love you to share the wildlife you spot in your garden or local patch with us.
Carlton II the cuckoo is on his way back!
Carlton II the cuckoo is on his way back from Africa to East Anglia, where he was fitted with his satellite tracking tag at Carlton Marshes in May 2018.
Sizewell C proposals and its impact on bats
Ben McFarland, Head of Conservation The Sizewell estate and many areas affected by the proposed Sizewell C development are currently really important for bats, with an exceptional diversity of different species (at least 10) which are also found in high numbers.
Where have all the eels gone?
“Where have the eels gone?” is a Galloper Wind Farm and AONB funded project run by Suffolk Wildlife Trust.
Your memories of a wilder Suffolk
We asked our members to share their memories of the wilder Suffolk we once had.
Sizewell C: an update
Our Head of Conservation, Ben McFarland, on the latest news regarding the plans for Sizewell C.
Five most wildly romantic things to do in Suffolk
Well, we all know that you should show your love for one another every day of the year, not just on the 14th February, but while the shops are filled with sugary treats and enormous red hearts, our minds are focused on romance.
Volunteers wanted to help with slug survey - RHS and Newcastle University
The last major study of slug diversity and activity in gardens was carried out in the 1940s by entomologists Barnes and Weil. Things have changed since then, both in the way we manage our gardens but also in the slugs present in the UK. Many more species of slug are known to be present and established in Britain since the 1940s, and some species such as the cellar […]
Plantlife Road Verges Campaign
Kate Petty's blog on the progress of Plantlife's road verges campaign. "2019 was a great year for the Road Verge Campaign. We had a fantastic response to the launch of our new management guidelines and have had positive conversations with many more councils including Hampshire, Surrey and Wrexham to name a few. And we were thrilled to see such enthusiasm for verges; thousands […]
Taking action for wildlife
How we can all help wildlife by Ben McFarland, Head of Conservation.