Ten Signs of Spring

Posted: March 29th 2022

by Niobe Shaw

Spring has sprung, and there are changes happening all around us. Discover 10 signs of spring to look out for on your visit to Holkham, or in your local area.

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Fantastic Fungi

Posted: November 16th 2021

by Will Clennell

Autumn brings golden leaves, cooler days and plenty of fungi to Holkham. In this blog, our resident fungi fanatic Will Clennell discusses why fungi are so fascinating and fundamental to our lives.

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Five Tips for a Green Halloween

Posted: October 21st 2021

by Niobe Shaw

Half term is almost upon us and Halloween is just days away. Whilst Halloween is a celebration that can be great fun, it can also create a lot of single use items and plastic waste which negatively impact the environment. Sustainability and conservation are at the heart of Holkham, and so we are determined to find new ways to celebrate that help to stamp out waste. Here are our five top tips for enjoying a more sustainable and conscious Halloween.

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O Autumn: Wildlife Walks

Posted: September 24th 2021

by Ellie Hunter

Throughout the autumn period, we have a variation of wildlife walks within the park & nature reserve. From beginner wildlife enthusiasts, to experts – all are welcome to join! Read more about the walks you can get involved with in our blog.

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Safe and Sound when Water is Around

Posted: July 15th 2021

by Mandy Humphreys, Wells RNLI Community Water Safety Officer

The beautiful coastline at Wells-next-the-Sea attracts many people around this time of year, and we want everyone to remain safe in and around the water. Water safety messaging is important to everyone visiting our beaches, even if you do not go into the sea. Wells RNLI Community Water Safety Officer, Mandy Humphreys, explains how we can all stay safe this summer.

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No Mow May

Posted: May 28th 2021

by Sue Penlington - Sustainability and Learning Manager

May is traditionally the time when lawnmowers are fired up around the country as we start to spend more time outside and the grass bursts into life. However, it is also a great time to let nature shine and increase biodiversity. From large estates and parks to your own back garden, why don’t you give the #NoMow a go?

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We love dogs, but we love wildlife too

Posted: March 31st 2021

Each year from around the start of April to the end of August, the Holkham National Nature Reserve comes alive as the breeding season begins for shorebirds. One of the biggest challenges we face is protecting these birds from disturbance from walkers and dogs alike on what is one of the busiest beaches in Norfolk. To help combat this, we’ve implemented a few new restrictions on the beach. We hope you’ll join us in helping to protect these incredible habitats.

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What’s happening at Lady Anne’s Drive? Introducing our latest forestry and biodiversity project

Posted: January 29th 2021

As part of our Wonder journey, work is starting on the avenue of trees at Lady Anne’s Drive in Holkham. Find out what we are doing and why.

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