January 01, 2019 • 0 Comments

Daily Times national newspaper 

Recent visit to the RAF bombing ranger nature reserve at Donna nock between October to January Grey seals come ashore 

to give birth to their pups and breed for the coming year hundreds spend the three months on sand banks watched by visiting tourist 

seal pups stay with the mother is very short. 


Times national newspaper

December 12, 2018 • 0 Comments

#Volunteering Opportuntity 

We’re currently in need of #volunteers to join our Guide in the Hide team on Sundays. Are you looking for the chance to be part of a friendly team, whilst passing your birding knowledge onto others? 


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If i had more knowledge would give time guide in the hide as a lady birder once said if you don’t know the bird is why you photographing It’s simple i enjoy turning my lens on wild birds like the ones at #Welney i can always use a book for ID BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY IS A GROWING HOBBY



Absolutely agree that you do not need to know what the bird is to enjoy watching and capturing it in photos.  All the birds on the reserve provide enjoyment to those watching them, whether you like to know what you are viewing or that they are spectacular whatever they are.

More information contact Welney wetland centre 

Julie Ward, Centre Manager – Leigh Marshall, Reserve Manager
WWT Welney Wetland Centre, Hundred Foot Bank, Welney, Nr Wisbech, PE14 9TN
T: 01353 860711
E: Julie.ward@wwt.org.uk or info.welney@wwt.org.uk


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December 12, 2018 • 0 Comments

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September 25, 2018 • 0 Comments

Sigma and Nikon

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August 31, 2018 • 0 Comments



Burghley park is home to the internationally renowned Land Rover  Burghley Horse Trials

A major international equestrian and social event in of the late summer Calendar,


Burghley house Stamford Lincolnshire August 31st 2018: Land Rover 70th Anniversary, the county's premier equestrian event course designed by Captain Mark Phillips, a collection of the world’s finest horses and rider combinations over three days in the grounds of Burghley Estate. 

The grounds of Burghley will play host to  over 160,000 visitoring tourists, over the weekend tourists will enjoy a host of craft stalls, designer cloths outlets, or relaxing  with a glass of wine with lunch. 

Burghley House  a grand sixteenth-century country house just minutes walk from the town of Stamford in Lincolnshire, widely regarded as one of the finest stone towns in England., a favourite with film and television producers featured in Pride & Prejudice  film also appeared in Middlemarch The Da Vinci Code  and the Golden Bowl,   portrayed as the home of Lady Catherine De Bourgh.  

An outstanding event on the equestrian calendar, held in the beautiful surroundings of Burghley House.  

A pat well done


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