Northey Island

The closest you'll get to true wilderness in Essex

Northey Island

Things to see and do

The brown sign marking the site of the Battle of Maldon in 991
Can you hear the Vikings calling? Sarah Barfoot

Things to see and do at Northey Island 

Cross the causeway to the island at low tide (or arrive by boat at high tide) and discover the oldest battlefield in Britain, listen to the bird calls, and savour the sense of solitude.

Northey Island

What's on 

View of the causeway across the Blackwater Estuary to Northey Island, Maldon, Essex, at low tide.
Northey Island is one of the National Trust places close to the Southend-on Sea and District Centre National Trust Images / Tudor Morgan-Owen

What's on at Northey Island 

Join us on Northey Island for our annual Castaway event. A weekend of camping in July to experience this wild Essex island.