Grantchester has a lot more — maybe not more but different, plant species than the Vernon Marsh. I’m not sure what bird is chattering in the song — here it’s quacking ducks, honking geese and the shrill call of red wing blackbirds. Oh! And trains, always the trains.
The opening photo does look incredibly similar!
Listen for just a minute:
I found the video online. It’s opening is shot in the parking area nearest my house — maybe two miles away? That’s the spot where I occasionally get blocked in by the train.:)