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March 2020: West Norfolk

Welcome to West Norfolk, a truly special place of unspoilt charm and natural beauty, where tranquillity and relaxation are the order of the day.

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Strangford Lough, County Down

Strangford Lough
Strangford Lough is located in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is separated from the Irish Sea by the Ards Peninsula . The lough is a popular tourist attraction and is the largest inlet in the British Isles, covering 150 km˛. The Strangford Lough is a RAMSAR site and a National Trust administered Wildlife Scheme conservation area. The number of species found in the water totals more than 2,000 and 75% of the world’s entire population of light-bellied brent geese over-winter there. One-third of Ireland’s population of terns nest there in dense colonies during late spring and early summer.

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Other County Down Naturals

Slieve Donard
Lough Neagh
River Bann
Ards Peninsula
Holywood Hills
Mountains of Mourne

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I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered. - George Best
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Army raised for Third Crusade - 1189, First Concorde flight - 1976
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