Heigham Holmes

Heigham Holmes

Things to see and do

A row of british white cows with black ears and noses

Heigham Holmes Open Day 

The next annual Heigham Holmes Open Day will be held on 7 August 2016. This secret island is a hidden gem in the Norfolk Broads and is home to a host of wildlife. Enter the via a special swing bridge at Martham Ferry and enjoy a day out as a family. Why not bring a picnic and enjoy the outdoor games we have on offer. Activities include kite flying, bug hunting, pond dipping, nature trails, and more. Come and go anytime between 11am and 4:00pm.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Heigham Holmes Open Day

Sun 07 Aug 2016
Heigham Holmes Nature Reserve is open to the public to visit just one day a year.

Walk on the Wildside

Sun 18 Sep 2016
Explore the wildlife and secret history of Heigham Holmes.

Awesome Autumn Ranger Ramble

Sun 16 Oct 2016
Come for a wild walk through this secret Norfolk Broads reserve with a Ranger. Venture off the beaten track, and look out for our autumnal wildlife along the way. Wellies essential!

Heigham Holmes Deer Ramble

Sun 27 Nov 2016
Join our Rangers for glimpse into the private world of Red and Chinese Water Deer.
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Elevated view of heigham holmes with fields and cows and a couple buildings in the distance

Group Tours 

We can arrange tours of Heigham Holmes for organised groups. For more information please call us on 01263 740241 or email norfolkcoast@nationaltrust.org.uk

Heigham Holmes

Places to stay

Horsey Barns Exterior

Stay nearby at Horsey Barns 

A few miles away at Horsey we have some delightful holiday cottages close to the sea and on the edge of the Broads National Park. These traditional Norfolk buildings have been carefully converted to provide warm and comfortable holiday accommodation of great character.

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Our work


The use of drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) on the Norfolk Coast 

The use of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) or drones as they are more commonly known, is not permitted on or over National Trust land as part of our byelaws without the necessary required qualifications and a licence granted by us. Find out more here.