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Newbourne Springs Nature Reserve
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You are welcome to visit Newbourne Springs Nature Reserve at any time. It used to be the water source for the surrounding district until the early 1980s and is now managed for wildlife conservation by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust with the help of volunteers. You may order essay focused on the topic of wildlife any time you want, just leave an order at https://order-essays.com/.

A circular walk round the reserve will take you between one and two hours.  Dogs should be kept on a lead to avoid disturbing the wildlife. In some places the paths can be very muddy so boots are strongly advised. There is car and cycle parking at the small Visitor Centre in Woodbridge Road.


Steep-sided, wooded valleys such as this one are unusual in Suffolk. There is also a tremendous variety of different sorts of habitat within a small area. A maior feature of the site is the many springs which come out of the valley sides and flow down into the fast flowing stream. Along the bottom of the valley, areas of reedbed and fen have grown up on what were once grazing meadows. Here, too, there is swamp woodland, while on the drier slopes oak and ash trees have grown up into high forest. On the highest slopes there is a large area of heathland.

The rich mixture of habitats provides homes for many uncommon plants, insects and for breeding and migrating birds.  The footpaths take you through all these different areas. Please stay on the paths to avoid disturbing the wildlife.