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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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Mersea Island, Essex

Mersea Island
Mersea Island in situated in the estuaries of Blackwater river and the River Colne , off the coast of Essex, England. The island is accessible from the mainland by a causeway, which is frequently covered at high tide, and also by a foot ferry than leaves from Brightlingsea and Point Clear. During the Summer Mersea Island is host to the Mersea Regatta and the annual Round-the-Island dinghies race. Located on the island, Cudmore Grove Country Park houses the remains of some World War II defences and a Tudor fort.

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Other Essex Naturals

Thames Estuary
Dedham Vale
River Colne
Rainham Marshes
Lee Valley
Northey Island
Copt Hall Marshes
Foulness Island

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You will find that the woman who is really kind to dogs is always one who has failed to inspire sympathy in men - Max Beerbohm
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Army raised for Third Crusade - 1189, First Concorde flight - 1976
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