Roger Deakin described sleeping a night here in his “Wildwood” Read
Deakin on the River Waveney
Roger Deakin glides quietly amongst the moorhens as he paddles his canoe, Cigarette, through the shallows of the River Waveney to discover the sounds of the river and its wildlife. BBC Radio 4 iplayer
Literary accounts of Orford Ness
“Will Self and Robert Macfarlane are two of Britain’s best chroniclers of the art and joy of walking. Read in the Big Issue about their joint walk to ‘one of England’s strangest wastelands'”
See also Guardian video “Untrue Island” “Writer Robert Macfarlane was commissioned to write a new work, Untrue Island, by Commissions East to be performed on location. This film is based on a short extract from Macfarlane’s libretto and writings, and includes music from double bass player Arnie Somogyi. “
Bradfield Woods is an ancient woodland under traditional management and continuous coppicing since at least 1252 to produce firewood and wood products for the local market. This archetypal English lowland woodland is probably the best example in Britain of a traditionally managed wood.
BBC Living World radio documentary about Bradfield Woods here with Oliver Rackham.