Hurdle Hall is owned and managed by the National Trust as part of the Wicken Vision.


•Comprises 35ha of a former farmland
•Bought by the National Trust in 2008

•Hurdle Hall buildings found to be unsafe and demolished
•Ponds, wetland and grassland on peat soils
•Grazed by cattle and sheep
•Important for birdlife

•Linked to Tubney Fen by Reach Lode Bridge

•South of Burwell Fen

 

Notable wildlife includes:
•White Water-lily, Yellow Flag and Common Reed
•Pike, Perch and Tench
•Roe Deer, Reed Warbler and Cuckoo

 

Also - Black-headed Gull, Grey Heron and Egret
 

View of a pond on Hurdle Hall View of a pond (flooded pit) on Hurdle Hall
View of willows on Hurdle Hall View of willows on Hurdle Hall
View of Reach Lode Bridge View of Reach Lode Bridge from Hurdle Hall
White Water-lily growing in a pond at Hurdle Hall White Water-lily growing in a pond at Hurdle Hall
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