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 theĀ 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.

Ham Wall Footpath closure update

Ham Wall Footpaths

  Essential maintenance works to Ashcott Railway Bridge on the main access path at the RSPB Ham Wall NNR will commence on Monday 4th of January 2016. The works will take approximately 3 weeks and are being carried out by… Read more…



Shapwick Moor All Terrain John Deere Gator

Shapwick Moor’s new helper

  The Hawk & Owl Trust’s Shapwick Moor is the newest nature reserve in the Avalon Marshes. These former arable fields are being transformed into a haven for wildlife through the hard work of staff and volunteers. The trust recently… Read more…



Glastonbury Abbey Medieval myths and facts

The legends live on

  A few weeks ago there was a lot in the news about medieval myth busting at Glastonbury Abbey. Unfortunately our press are as adept at creating myths as the abbey was in medieval times! Glastonbury Abbey recently explained the… Read more…