Dunwich Heath and Beach

Dunwich Heath and Beach

Things to see and do

Enjoy activities for all the family

Discover walks through beautiful heathland and stunning coastal scenery

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What's on

Upcoming events

Bird Ringing Demonstrations

Tue 02 Oct 2018
A special opportunity to see some of the birds which make their homes at Dunwich Heath. Find out about bird ringing and how it provides a fascinating insight into the lives of the nation's birds. NB this event is weather dependent and times may vary.


Sat 20 Oct 2018
We're having a 'pie-tastic' weekend! Join us for two fun-filled days of delicious pies and children's activities!

Meet Father Christmas!

Sat 08 Dec 2018
Father Christmas will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit us here at Dunwich Heath!
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Silver studded blue

Celebrating National Insect Week in the East 

To mark National Insect Week this June, we’re taking flight for a look at just some of the amazing moths, butterflies and dragonflies that can be found fluttering at the places we care for in the East of England.

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Old photograph of campers at Dunwich Heath, Suffolk

Celebrating 50 years of caring for Dunwich Heath! 

We’re celebrating a special anniversary at Dunwich Heath this year - it’s 50 years since this beautiful site came into the care of the National Trust.

Old photograph of visitor at Dunwich Heath, Suffolk

Memories of Dunwich Heath 

Can you help us reveal the heritage of Dunwich Heath? As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations this year, we’re launching a history project to explore Dunwich Heath’s rich and varied heritage.

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Places to stay

Coastguard Cottages, Dunwich Heath, Suffolk

Discover beautiful places to stay at Dunwich Heath 

Tucked away on the Suffolk coast, Dunwich Heath offers a peaceful haven to relax whatever the time of year. With tranquil walks across stunning heather heathland, wildlife to discover and an unspoilt beach to explore, Dunwich Heath is perfect for a short break or family get-away.