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Find out more about our local chalk rivers

The local ‘river guardians’ are inviting people to come along to one of the following events to find out more about the Nine Chalk Rivers, please note that booking is essential for all events and suitable footwear strongly advisable:

Sunday, 5th June – Source of the Babingley, 2 mile walk and talk with Hydrogeologist Dr Tim Grapes and Abbey Farm Manager, Edward Cross a chance to see the chalk springs. See pdf for full details.

Sunday, 12th June – Gayton Circular walk taking in the source of the Gaywood River and is the perfect place for butterfly spotting. The walk is 4.5 miles and will be led by the Gaywood Valley Conservation Group. Sensible walking footwear strongly advisable. Booking essential! See pdf for full details.

Sunday, 19th June – Cockthorpe Circular Walk. Dr Jonah Tosney of the Norfolk Rivers Trust will be leading this walk taking in some of the River Stiffkey. Please note that this walk is 5.5 miles long and will begin from Morston National Trust car park (parking fees do apply for non-NT members) at 10 am. The walk does include a stile and varied terrain. Sensible walking footwear strongly advisable. Booking essential! See pdf for full details.

As spaces are limited, booking is essential for all of these events. Email aonb@norfolk.gov.uk or call 01328 850530 to reserve your place.

Anyone interested in becoming a River Guardian volunteer, should also get in touch.

 

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