Things to see & do

Explore our bug hunting zone, one of the many new additions © NT

Explore our bug hunting zone, one of the many new additions

Dunwich Heath is a precious landscape on the Suffolk coast. There are many self guided trails, at weekends and during school holidays our ranger team provide activities such as pond dipping and bug hunting too. Why not follow the Dunwich Discovery or Smugglers Trails? Spend time in the Seawatch or Lookout using the telescopes provided, enjoy time on the beach or bring a picnic.

The tearoom

Our tearoom has plenty of open space with our shop only next door © NT

Our tearoom has plenty of open space with our shop only next door

Visit the tearoom for a warm welcome and fantastic food.  We offer a wide range of hot and cold drinks, snacks and meals which are all made fresh on the day using local produce as much as possible. 

What's on

There is always something happening so join one of our events or actvities to discover more about our special heathland wildlife.

Walking

Our coastal walks are a hidden gem - providing sights that will amaze. All with the natural habitat of our well known and favourite wildlife preserved. 

Activities

We offer activities for children and adults alike. From brand new ones such as "Geocache" treasure hunts and a bug zone to our SeaWatch hut, lookout and sandy beach there really is lots to do.

Wildlife

Our conservation upholds the natural habitat of Dunwich Heath and is vital to this area. The wildlife ranges from our famous Dartford warbler to red deer, ants, bees, porpoise, seals, owls and more.

Our work

We have a achieved a lot in a short space of time. Since being funded by the National Trust in 1968 we thought you might like to know a little more about what we do.

50 things to do...

50 things to do before youre 11¾ © National Trust

50 things to do before youre 11¾

Find out 50 things outdoors you can do at Dunwich heath and beach. You can unlock secret challenges, certificates and rewards!

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