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Alderfen Marshes offers wild camping, canoeing and rural skills workshops on the Norfolk Broads

Pilates by the water

Fresh air and gentle exercise by the water. Stretch out and unwind with Emma Stevens Next class – Thursday 21st July: 6.00pm to 7.00pm Alderfen Marshes, Common Road, Surlingham 6 spaces available; pre-book only – suitable for beginners£10.00 pp Book … Continue reading

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Wildlife and Wellbeing…

… on your doorstep Alderfen Marshes is a small conservation area in Surligham, managed to benefit wildlife and provide opportunities to engage with nature. The links between nature and wellbeing are well known, with tangible benefits to physical and mental … Continue reading

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Yoga and Pilates on Alderfen Marshes, Surlingham

A perfect mix of fresh air, nature and gentle exercise. A gentle blend of yoga and pilates, expertly led by Emma Stevens (MovES with Emma), in the beautiful natural surroundings of Alderfen Marshes in Surlingham. Thursday evenings from 6.00pm – … Continue reading

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What’s black but should also be green?

…. Charcoal. Summer has arrived and the BBQs are GO! Is your chosen charcoal sustainably produced, carbon neutral and locally sourced? Alderfen Marshes lumpwood charcoal is produced in Surlingham using wood sourced sustainably during conservation work on the marshes (nothing … Continue reading

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Rural skills courses in Surlingham

If learning rural skills and enjoying time in the great outdoors are your kind of thing – join us on Alderfen Marshes, Surlingham for our informal and relaxed outdoor courses this year. Spoon carving Charcoal making Permaculture Conservation Flexible dates … Continue reading

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One for tea lovers…

… and people looking for gifts for tea lovers. We’ve refreshed and restocked the Alderfen Marshes wild-tea shelves at the Yare Valley farm shop, including a new addition. As well as loose leaf wild-tea and eco-friendly teabags we’ve added ‘Bag … Continue reading

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Charcoal Making Day on Alderfen Marshes

We are delighted to welcome James Hookway to Alderfen Marshes on Saturday 17th of July to share his experience and expertise in making charcoal and biochar using the Hookway retort and biochar kiln. A charcoal retort provides an extremely efficient … Continue reading

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Missing cat update … cat no longer missing :-)

Mr Jinks has been found safe, well and purring. Thank you.

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