Wednesday, 13 April 2011

North Norfolk.... 6th-10th April 2011.

Day 1.
The journey to North Norfolk started off well at 6.30am but unfortunately went rapidly downhill 40 miles into the journey, nevertheless it was a relief to finally arrive safely in Wells-Next-the-Sea at 4.00pm!!! The Lake at the caravan site held Oystercatcher, Cormorant, Mallard and B H Gulls. A Chaffinch was singing in a tree looking resplendent in the sunshine!
After a Fish and Chip supper and a much needed rest a walk along the outskirts of Wells Wood was delightful! Grey Partridge were feeding in a field, a lifer for me..what a start to the long weekend! Marsh Harriers, Curlew, a single Little Egret, 2 Barn Owls, bunnies galore and a quick sighting of the back end of a Muntjac were viewed as the sun began to set on a warm and very atmospheric evening.

Wells Harbour-Quay.
Wells Harbour-Quay.



  1. I bet you were glad of a walk after a journey like that Pam!
    Some super sights you saw on your first evening too.....especially Marsh Harriers and Grey Partridge.....what a brilliant start!
    I'll look forward to reading about the rest of your hopefully less fraught holiday!

    PS.Thanks for the Smugmug link.....I've just spotted it!

  2. Thanks Ruth! The remaining days were definately less fraught! I hope you enjoy the rest of the posts as and when I add them!

    Smugmug is a joy to view Ruth!