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A precious landscape on the Suffolk coast

Tucked away on the Suffolk coast, Dunwich Heath offers you peace and quiet and a true sense of being at one with nature.

A rare and precious habitat, the Heath is home to special species such as the Dartford warbler, nightjar, woodlark, ant-lion, adders and much more.

Quiet and serene, wild and dramatic, this is an inspiring visit, whatever the time of year. From July to September, the Heath is alive with colour; a patchwork of pink and purple heather and coconut-scented yellow gorse is an unmissable experience.

Please note: parking restrictions may operate at times of extreme fire risk

Go for a walk

At Dunwich Heath we offer a breath of fresh air, memorable walks and relaxing sea views. Our three main walks show off amazing scenery, unique wildlife to our region and with a special new children's trail too, its fun for couples, explorers and families alike.

Wildlife encounters

From the famous Dartford warblers to red deer, adders and the rare ant-lions - wildlife big and small call Dunwich Heath home. Chat to our rangers when you're here and they'll point out where might be best to spot them. What will you discover? 

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