Northey Island

The brown sign marking the site of the Battle of Maldon in 991

Things to see and do at Northey Island 

Having arranged access, 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 on the Essex Coast

Plan your visit to Northey Island 

Don't worry if you've never visited Northey Island in the Blackwater estuary before. We’ll talk you through how to make the most of your visit whether you’ve got an hour, half a day or a full day to explore. Here are some suggestions to help you make the most of your time with us.

Northey Island

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Northey Island

What's on 

View of the causeway across the Blackwater Estuary to Northey Island, Maldon, Essex, at low tide.

What's on at Northey Island 

Join us on Northey Island for our Castaway event, which returns in 2020. A weekend of camping in the summer to experience this wild Essex island.

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