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National Marine Week 2018

Written by Georgia Dawson on

Seagull with crab in mouth on beach

Head to Norfolk this summertime to celebrate National Marine Week hosted by Norfolk Wildlife Trust. This year, the National Marine Week is being held from 23rd July until 7th August. 

The National Marine Week is a celebration of the spectacular sea animals and plants we have here in the UK and the Norfolk Wildlife Trust will be holding events and activities throughout the 13 days, including at West Runton, NWT Holme Dunes and NWT Cley Marshes. Enjoy a day out at the coast and take part in the events, suitable for all the family. Below are some of the fantastic events taking place:

  • Iron Road Ramble
    Tuesday 24th July
    10:00am-1:00pm
    NWT Cley Marshes
    Booking essential; £3.50 for NWT members, £5 for non-members
    Discover a new walking route from Cley to Salthouse and take in the amazing landscape and wildlife on the journey
     
  • Rockpool Rummaging
    Wednesday 25th July
    11:00am-12:30pm
    West Runton Beach
    No need to book, please turn up 15 mins early to sign up; £3 for NWT members, £3.50 for non-members. Pay for car park.
    Come along and enjoy rummaging around and exploring the rockpools. Experts will be on hand to answer your questions.
     
  • Searching for Sharks
    Thursday 26th July
    2:00pm-3:30pm
    NWT Holme Dunes
    Booking essential; £3 for NWT members, £3.50 for non-members. Non-member car park fee applies.
    Meet at NWT Holme Dunes and search for sharks' egg cases (aka mermaid purses). 
     
  • Fascinating Fossils
    Monday 30th July
    11:00am-1:00pm
    West Runton Beach Cafe
    No need to book please turn up 15 mins early to sign up; £3 for NWT members, £3.50 for non-members. Pay for car park.
    Come along and explore the fossils of those animals that used to call Norfolk their home millions of years ago.

For more information, please visit the Norfolk Wildlife Trust website.

Georgia Dawson

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