Norfolk - Thetford Forest

Norfolk - Thetford Forest - The UK's Best Wildlife Locations
Thetford Forest is the largest lowland forest in England. It's a patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves providing a rich variety of animal and plant life.

WHERE IS THETFORD FOREST?
Thetford Forest Park is located on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk in the heart of Breckland in East Anglia. Major roads leading to Thetford Forest Park are the M11 from London, the A11 from Norwich or Newmarket and the A14 from Cambridge or Ipswich.

WILDLIFE OF THETFORD FOREST?

MAMMALS:
Red Squirrels (yes that's right!)
Red deer (yes that's right!)
Roe deer
Fallow deer
Muntjac deer
Badger
Fox
Dormouse

BIRDS:
Crossbills
Pheasants
Woodlarks
Nightjars
Sparrowhawk
Goshawk
Hobby
Tawny owls
Barn owls
Firecrest
Hawfinch
Redpoll
Bramblings
Siskins

OTHER TREATS:
Adder
Glow worms
Lunar Yellow Underwing moth
The Grizzled Skipper butterfly has returned after 20 years thanks to careful management.
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