Breaking New Ground

Reconnecting People with The Brecks

Links and Resources


We owe a great debt of gratitude to Nick Ford for allowing us to use so many of his stunning images on this (and the website. Click here to see more of his collection.


For links to our partner organisations please see Our Partners page.

Local Interest Groups

Breckland Society - living and believing in the Brecks.

Beachamwell Local History Group - open to anyone interested in exploring the rich and varied history of the village

Historic Environment

Heritage Explorer - web-based version of the Suffolk Historic Environment Record (HER).

Norfolk Museums Service - Norfolk Museums Service comprises museums, collections study centres and countywide services relating to archaeology and education.

West Stow Anglo Saxon Village - One of England's great archaeological sites, surrounded by 125 acres of unspoilt countryside.

Narborough Bone Mill project - Situated on the banks of the River Nar in Narborough the historic 19th-century bone mill was awarded a £92,200 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Narborough Bone Mill C.1890

The grant was used to repair and conserve the remains and tell the stories behind its historic significance in the areas agricultural and industrial heritage.


iRecord - a site for managing and sharing your wildlife records.

Nature Detectives -Enjoy the wonders of the outdoors with fresh ideas from nature detectives, run by the Woodland Trust. Click here for their main website.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust- discover Norfolk's wildlife with the oldest Wildlife Trust in the country.

Suffolk Wildlife Trust - learn about Suffolk's wildlife with the county's leading conservation organisation.

RSPB - learn more about the Brecks with the country's largest conservation charity.

Click here for a guide to plants of The Brecks created by PlantLife.


Community Action Suffolk - information and resources relating to the voluntary and community sector.

Green Light Trust - bringing people and nature together, through community nature conservation projects.

What's On

Discover Suffolk - Discover what's on in Suffolk with a comprehensive list of events that get you close to nature in the heart of the countryside at Suffolk County Council's official countryside website.

West Suffolk Diary - Featuring events and things to do in Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Haverhill, Brandon, Mildenhall, Lakenheath and the surrounding area.

Tourist Information


Bury St Edmunds






Norfolk Wildlife Trust are not just looking for volunteers to join the team at Weeting Heath Visitor Centre. There are many other opportunties to get involved.

For more information visit: or download the PDF from the right hand side of this page.