Buckenham Marshes is a fantastic example of a managed lowland wet grassland. The Marshes are home to thousands of wildfowl in the winter months including wigeon, pink-footed geese, white-fronted geese and Englands only wintering flock of taiga bean geese. In the summer months, breeding waders can be seen and heard displaying as well as the muddy pools being attractive to passage waders. There is a path from the car park to the riverbank which can be followed to the east all the way to Great Yarmouth! There is also an accessible parking space right next to our viewing shelter.
Travel by public transport
There is a train station next to the car park at Buckenham Marshes, however trains only stop here by request at the weekends, ensure you check with the rail provider before setting off.
Brundall station is serviced with an hourley service throughout the week, however it is a 2.3mile (3.7km) journey.
Travel by taxi
There are two car parks for the Buckenham reserve, the accessible parking is found at the end of Low Road, over level crossing and follow the road south to the hide and fishermans car park. please ensure a map is checked prior to arrival TG34870498. The main car park is located at the south end of Station Road and is next to Buckenham train station.
Path to main entrance
Getting around inside
Getting around outside
Designated Walking Trail
The accessible car parking space is right next to the viewing shelter and from this location the reserve can be viewed/accessed. The access for this car park is from Low Road crossing over the railway line and following the track to the river at TG34880497. There is only one seat on the reserve, overlooking the river by the accessible car park.
Buckenham Viewing Shelter