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October 14, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Shapwick Reserve Welcomes return of Volunteers!

Shapwick Reserve Welcomes return of Volunteers! Simon Beard updates us on recent volunteer activity at Shapwick Moor Nature Reserve... After almost two years of large group 'volunteer silence' due to Covid, it was lovely to see a good turnout at the end of…
October 14, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Christmas Opening Hours 2021

Christmas Opening Hours at Sculthorpe Moor If you are planning on visiting Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve over the 2021 festive period please note that as with any other year opening hours vary during this time. Christmas Opening Times: December 2021 24th /…
October 13, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Conservation Grazing at West Raynham

Conservation Grazing at West Raynham Church Ruins Throughout Autumn a flock of Shetland Sheep from Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve will be grazing in the churchyard at West Raynham. After a short journey from the Sculthorpe, the sheep were released onto the…

Sculthorpe Woodland Sprites

Sep 28, 2021 535
Sculthorpe Woodland Sprites Connecting children with nature In between lockdowns last…

We are recruiting

Sep 17, 2021 703
Due to the pending retirement of our Membership Officer we are now recruiting for a new…

Seamus O’Dowd, Volunteer Coordinator at Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve, was able to take some images of progress at the new hide that’s being built at the reserve’s new wetlands area.

The images show the rear, front, and side of the Hide. To the front of the hide a balcony area is being created to allow maintenance access to staff, the entry point to the hide will be central to the back of the structure and accessible via a ramp. 

The side view shows the distinctive cladding in progress. This fresh larch timber will soon weather to a silver and grey hue blending into its natural surroundings.

There will be an addition of three bridges that will allow users to gain access to the wetlands area over the main drain that runs along Oak Fen and The Ride. A further bridge will be created to the side of Oak Fen behind the new hide to grant access to new boardwalk that will open up a new area of woodland.

Purple: New Hide
Green: The new boardwalk
Brown: Existing boardwalk

This new loop will join The Scrape footbath via another bridge. Pictured below is a temporary structure granting volunteers and workers access to the new woodland loop area.


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