Mid-Summer Birdwatching in Norfolk



Saturday 20th - Saturday 27th June 2020



 

For more information or to book your place on this trip
please email us on info@birdwatchingtrips.co.uk

 

Avocet reflection

Enigmatic Avocet



Come and join us as we enjoy some of the best summer birdwatching that Britain has to offer on the North Norfolk coast. The marshes and lagoons here are alive with breeding birds and the last of the migrants heading north. With resident birds and summer migrants to enjoy, it is an exciting time of year for birdwatching and the perfect time to enjoy the North Norfolk coast. In June anything can and does turn up on this fantastic stretch of wild coastline.

Birdbox Sunrise Titchwell

Sunrise over RSPB Titchwell always a lot of birds to enjoy here.



Join our relaxed-pace guided birdwatching holiday as we spend a week in a wonderful, comfortable hotel where the birdwatching begins on the doorstep. Each day we enjoy an exciting birdwatching trip as we visit some of Britain’s flagship nature reserves and hidden corners in this beautiful area.

Burnham Norton Mill 2

Distinctive windmills break the Norfolk skyline



With a full week in the area, we can really take our time to watch resident birds along with the summer migrants and all the other wildlife in this super area. Drawing on our many years' experience and knowledge of leading birdwatching trips in Norfolk, we will be able to enjoy lots of birds and wildlife in this remarkable area and plenty of laughs along the way.

Dartford Warbler male April 2016 1

Dartford Warbler, one of the many summer species we'll be looking for here



We hope to see such charismatic bird species as Avocet, Bittern, Bearded Tit, Marsh Harrier, Barn Owl, Common Crane, Dartford Warbler, Wood Lark and Cetti's Warbler. The main focus for this week will be the breeding birds that make their home here. The North Norfolk coast is one of the best places to enjoy great views of so many birds. We have an excellent chance of enjoying some very special birds indeed including Nightjar, Stone Curlew, Little Tern, Turtle Dove and perhaps a real rarity or two. Highlights of previous June trips have included Spectacled Warbler, Pacific Golden Plover and one summer we were thrilled to see the very rare Great Knot and share great views with all our group. Of course, in Norfolk there's always the good chance of something special. Expect to see around 130 bird species during our stay in this magical part of the world.

Waiting for Nightjars

It is always magical to be out at dusk looking and listening to Nightjars.



During our tour we may also visit the famous nature reserves at RSPB Titchwell, Cley NWT, Holkham NNR, Welney WWT and Holme Bird Observatory. We will draw on our huge experience of birding in this area and will also be in constant touch with the very latest birding information to ensure we see as many bird species as possible. The pace of the tour will be relaxed as we have a full week to enjoy the birdwatching delights of North Norfolk.

On this small-group guided birdwatching tour, we will take a maximum of six participants to make sure that everyone enjoys individual attention and the best possible opportunities for watching the all birds that we encounter. At Birdwatching Trips we work hard to ensure that everyone enjoys the best possible guided birdwatching experience.

Seals at Horsey Gap

We may also encounter the odd mammal or two on our Birdwatching Trip!



Our guided birdwatching holiday in Norfolk includes seven nights’ en-suite accommodation on a fully inclusive basis (breakfast, lunch and evening meals) from evening meal on Day One through to lunch on Day Eight, guided birdwatching throughout the trip, transport in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus during the tour, entrance to all nature reserves, use of our field guides and top-of-the-range telescopes and individual checklists of the birds we will be looking for.

The price of the trip is £1,875 per person, and we're glad to confirm that there is no single room supplement. There will be only six participants plus your two guides, Alan Davies and Ruth Miller, on this guided birdwatching holiday to ensure everyone has the best possible experience. Lunches will be taken at local cafes, breakfasts and evening meals will be in our lovely hotel or in some of the wonderful country inns in the area. The excellent food is just one of the many highlights of our Norfolk tours.

The price does not include: personal travel insurance, alcoholic drinks, additional drinks/snacks, travel to and from agreed pick-up points or meeting points, any items of a personal nature.

To book your place or for more information on our guided birdwatching trip to Norfolk please call us on 01492 872407 or email us on

info@birdwatchingtrips.co.uk.

We look forward to enjoying a lot of birds and lots of fun with you.



Hungary Bittern by road

With luck we may catch up with an elusive Bittern!



General Tour Information:

Difficulty:

Easy to moderate. Walks are on trails and footpaths which may have an uneven surface. Although we include some quite long walks on our Norfolk tour, the landscape is very flat and there are usually plenty of hides and benches. You should be able to walk unaided at least two miles on rough or uneven surfaces. Please contact us if you have any concerns over your participation.

Payment:

Payment can be made by cheque or electronic bank transfer. We ask for 20% deposit upon booking with the balance due by 70 days before travel. Full details are provided on our Booking Form. Please ensure you also see our Terms and Conditions and Booking Confirmation Statement. We are compliant with the Packaged Travel Regulations 2018 and have Financial Failure Insurance in place to give you and your money the fullest possible protection.

Transportation:

Transport will be in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus

Accommodation:

Accommodation will be in a very comfortable hotel, all bedrooms are ensuite, most are on the ground floor. Please note that there is no lift available but we will be very happy to help you with your luggage.

Participants:

This tour will run with a minimum of four and a maximum of six guests. The tour will go ahead provided at least four guests have booked by 70 days before the start of the tour.

Cancellation:

Please see our the Terms and Conditions on our website. Full cancellation details are on our booking form. Please ask us if you would like us to send you a copy.

Travel and medical Insurance:

Please make sure you have the correct insurance cover in place for this tour before the start of the trip.

Terms and conditions:

Please click on the following link for our Terms and Conditions


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