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

World Wetlands Day Walk

Sun 04 Feb 2018
10:30-12:30
To celebrate World Wetlands Day why not wrap up and join us for a walk out on the marshes at Heigham Holmes Nature Reserve.

Wellies and Waders Walk

Sun 25 Mar 2018
10:30-12:30
Explore secrets of this unusual nature reserve with a ranger and learn more about its history, wildlife and our conservation work to help wading birds

International Dawn Chorus Day Walk

Sun 06 May 2018
05:00-08:30
As part of International Dawn Chorus Day, enjoy a guided walk with the National Trust Ranger on this special reserve.

Heigham Holmes Discovery Walk

Wed 16 May 2018
10:30-12:30
Explore secrets of this unusual nature reserve with a ranger and learn more about its history, wildlife and our conservation work.

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.