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We did it!

Your support is helping create a giant new nature reserve in the Broads National Park

Every £1 you donated has bought £3 of nature reserve – thank you!

You can still donate to the project via our main website


Thanks to your generosity and a £4 million grant from Heritage Lottery Fund, our vision to buy and restore 384 acres of land for wildlife in the Broads National Park is taking flight.

The scale of this opportunity is unprecedented in the Trust's history - in every way. Securing the land purchase means we can begin putting water back in to the landscape, creating a vast new wetland that will attract a spectacular array of wildlife. By 2020 a brand new eco-build visitor centre will welcome visitors from far and wide to the southern gateway of the Broads National Park.

Now we have reached our £1 million match fundraising target it will be tripled by other funding (including Heritage Lottery Fund). Any donations received after reaching £1 million will continue be used to help us transform the landscape and provide a wild experience for future visitors.

So far we’ve raised £1,000,414 - Thank you!

100% raised!

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Our target:

“Please help Suffolk Wildlife Trust rescue this precious corner of East Anglia and bring back wildlife in all its splendour”Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough

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Greenwings Wildlife Holidays

We're an East Anglian based wildlife travel company and visit SWT reserves, including during a tour we hosted in May 2018. We always donate money from our tours to conservation and we can't think of a better or bolder project support than this one! Good luck with it SWT and we look forward to seeing how things develop in the coming years - lots more wildlife for our clients to enjoy we're sure!

£100 – 50m2

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James Steward

A great resource that must be protected at all costs. Spent many a happy day down on Carlton Marshes...

£100 – 50m2

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Christine Pinsent

This area is so important for the Southern Broads and will increase the marshland joining all these amazing reserves together in the Waveney Valley like Castle Marshes and North Cove. The appeal is very important not only for wildlife which is most the most important part ensuring the area is protected for generations to come but also promoting the Waveney Valley and boosting the local economy as this area has been left out in the past. Please support this appeal it is important for us all.

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This is a wonderful project. I hope you get to the £1m soon!

£100 – 50m2