News

There are always lots of exciting things going on in the Avalon Marshes including events, new species sightings and plenty of projects to restore habitats and conserve the area’s fascinating heritage. In addition to this news section you can keep in touch via the Avalon Marshes Facebook page which is updated on a regular basis and via our e-news “Messages from the Marshes” which is emailed out periodically. Sign up here to receive Messages from the Marshes.

Tourist Information Centre screen , Glastonbury, wildlife photography

Glastonbury TIC hosts the Avalon Marshes

We have recently installed a TV screen showing wildlife images captured in the Avalon Marshes at the Tourist Information Centre (TIC) in Glastonbury. The 5 minute video has some lovely footage of our resident Great White Egrets and Kingfishers, along… Read more…



Cafe Burtle, Burtle Village Hall, Exhibition

Images of Avalon at Burtle Cafe

On the 14th of February Tanya Camberwell, Community Heritage Officer with the Avalon Marshes Landscape Partnership (AMLP), attended “café Burtle” at Burtle Village Hall.  Café Burtle is a regular event and Tanya was there to display the Images of Avalon… Read more…



Strode College collage

Strode students getting stuck in to local landscape

We have had three groups from Strode College out this week, each on SWT’s Westhay Moor NNR, and each doing different projects. On Monday we had second year Media students working with us and Somerset Film on our Sights & Sounds of the Marshes… Read more…



Starlings at spring view

Starling Spring?

The starlings on the Avalon Marshes are acting as if spring is here. They are not settled and are changing roosting sites on a regular basis, this often heralds their spring departure. If you are coming to see them try… Read more…