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The World Horse Welfare has 4 rehabilitation centres across the UK including one at
Hall Farm, Snetterton Norfolk. Visit their web site for visiting hours & days.  
Hall Farm in Norfolk rehabilitates and cares for about 100 horses at any one time.  There are guided tours, courses, lectures and more.  

The Norfolk Wildlife Trust has volunteer opportunities, information on wildlife in the area, events, ways to find out all about wildlife and more.  Visit the Norfolk Wildlife Trust here

Visit the SEA Life Centre at Great Yarmouth with over 50 amazing displays and more than 1,500 aquatic creatures  they include tropical sharks, reef fish, sea horses, octopus and rays.  Buy your tickets online & save money  


The Suffolk Wildlife Trust has lots to get involved with, from volunteering to days out, events and learning.   


Welney Wetland Centre,
Near Cambridge, Ely and Peterborough, each winter up to 9,000 Whooper and Bewick Swans from down from Iceland and Arctic Russia to head to the east of England and the Ouse Washes at Welney. In the spring, rare wading birds arrive - enjoy close views of Avocet, Lapwing, Snipe, Common Tern and Little Ringed Plover on their nests and raising chicks.  Summer sees butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies.


Visit a very special charity
In October 2005 Redwings merged with the Ada Cole Memorial Stables in Essex. This was a rescue centre established in memory of Ada Cole who campaigned for animal welfare. There are 50+ rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules at the site - some are permanent residents while others are looking for loving homes through the charity’s Guardianship Scheme.  For more info, click here
Also you could....

Visit an RSPB Nature reserve such as in the Norfolk Broads, the UK's largest nationally protected area of wetland.  Discover and enjoy nature!  Click here to find one in the east of England.  

Owl Encounter in Suffolk
Owl Encounter in Suffolk through Red Letter Days with 15% off for visitors from this website

 Birds of Prey Day in Essex

Birds of Prey Day in Essex available through Red Letter Days with 15% off for visitors from this website