Heigham Holmes Open Day

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

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

This secret island is a hidden gem in the Norfolk Broads and is home to a host of wildlife some of which is unique to the area including the Swallowtail Butterfly and the Common Crane. 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. Light refreshments are available. Dogs on leads please.

The basics

Booking details
Just turn up on the day. Parking will be available near to the swing bridge at Martham Ferry.
Suitability
Great for children & familes - must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Access via floating swingbridge at Martham ferry (TG 445 194). 11.00 - 16.00 Parking sign posted opposite Martham Staithe just before ferry.
What to bring and wear
outdoor clothing and footwear advisable, binoculars, hat and sun cream
Accessibility
Accessible to wheelchairs from Ferry to barn complex on metalled roadway. Elsewhere grass fields and gravel tracks.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
5 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Norfolk Coast Office
Email
norfolkcoast@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01263 740241

Upcoming events

Heigham Holmes Open Day

Sun 05 Aug 2018
11:00-16:00
Heigham Holmes Nature Reserve is open to the public to visit just one day a year.

Walk on the Wildside

Sun 23 Sep 2018
10:30-12:30
Explore the wildlife and secret history of Heigham Holmes.

Awesome Autumn Ranger Ramble

Sun 14 Oct 2018
10:30-12:30
Come for a wild walk through this secret Norfolk Broads reserve with a Ranger.

Deer Ramble

Sun 25 Nov 2018
14:00-16:00
Join our Rangers for glimpse into the private world of Red and Chinese Water Deer.

Christmas Deer Ramble

Sun 09 Dec 2018
14:00-16:00
Escape the pre-Christmas chaos by joining our Rangers for glimpse into the private world of Red and Chinese Water Deer.