Sutton and Catfield – a tale of two fens

In the Norfolk Broads, less than a kilometre apart, are two calcareous fens: Sutton and Catfield. Botanically rich calcareous fen is an important habitat for rare plants, and among the specialities of Sutton and Catfield Fens is the endangered and declining Fen Orchid. Ian Robinson, Tim Pankhurst, Richard Mason and Malcolm Ausden describe the wildlife and management of the two