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  • Now is not the time to visit

    Please don’t drive to exercise… the AONB will be here when the time is right… Enjoy reading our guides, plan ahead for a visit later in the year. NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO VISIT – Stay at Home, Support the NHS, Save Lives . The AONB will be here for a long time, so…

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  • COVID-19 Update: Please STAY AT HOME

    Update on 30/3/20 5pm Thinking of visiting? PLEASE DON’T. It is clear that the best thing to do right now is to STAY AT HOME, PROTECT THE NHS, SAVE LIVES. Heading to a beauty spot is not essential travel and will not limit the spread of the virus. Please #StayAtHome. Now is not the time to…

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  • 50th Anniversary

    The Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB is 50 years old in 2020. The purpose of the designation, to conserve and enhance natural beauty, remains as at least as important today as it did in 1970. The vision for the next 50 years must be to maintain these outstanding landscapes, support projects to address wildlife decline…

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  • National Lottery Awards over £100k for 50th Anniversary Project!

    Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Suffolk and North Essex awarded over £100k from National Lottery A joint application from the Suffolk Coast & Heaths and Dedham Vale Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is one of 15 to be awarded a share of £7.4million from the National Lottery. The project will celebrate the 50th…

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  • Spread the Word, Save our Birds

    Help birds on the Stour and Orwell Estuary this winter. Many visitors to the Stour and Orwell Estuaries may not be aware that they are Special Protection Areas (SPAs). This means they have been classified as designated areas of protection for wild birds and their habitats. Sadly, over the last 15 years, the Stour and…

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