Partnership to host walks along West Norfolk rivers

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People across West Norfolk are being urged to get out and learn more about their local rivers.

The Norfolk Coast Partnership is running a series of walks around the area during the summer months.

The River Babingley walk will be held on Sunday, June 7, from 10am.

Spring fed chalk rivers are a globally rare and declining habitat but Flitcham is fortunate that the River Babingley bubbling up through the ground.

Edward Cross will be leading this rare opportunity to walk to the source of the river.

Meet at Flitcham sports field off Abbey Road.

Free refreshments at Flitcham Community Centre from noon.

The walk and refreshments are free but booking is required.

The River Stiffkey is another rare chalk river. The chalk gives the river its unique character and ecology, with mineral rich clear water ideal for invertebrates and rich plant life.

A guide from the Norfolk Rivers Trust will be leading the 3.5 mile walk around Morston.

The walk will be held on Saturday, June 20, from 10am to 1pm. Meet at Morston National Trust car park.

To book a space on both walks email: gemma.clark@norfolk.gov.uk

Alternatively you can ring 07768 031629.