Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is the oldest Wildlife Trust in the country.

The purchase of 400 acres of marsh at Cley on the north Norfolk coast in 1926 to be held ‘in perpetuity as a bird breeding sanctuary’ provided a blueprint for nature conservation which has now been replicated across the UK.

It has over 35,000 members, more than 100 corporate members, and eight thriving local members groups. It gives conservation advice to a wide variety of organisations and individuals, provides an education service for over 5,000 young people on school and university field trips each year, and runs hundreds of informative and fun events at our reserves.

It cares for over 50 nature reserves and other protected sites encompassing wetland, heathland, woodland and coastal habitats that provide a home for flagship species including otter, water vole, natterjack toad, bittern, common crane, marsh harrier, bearded tit, swallowtail and Norfolk hawker.

If you see any livestock (sheep, cattle or ponies) on NWT reserves in difficulty or distress please contact its Grazing Team on 07747 844125, 07501729311 or 07769 710369

If you see any wildlife in difficulty please contact the RSPCA



Where to go


The Norfolk Wildlife Trust can be contacted at Bewick House, 22 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1RY

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