Northey Island

Important notice -

Northey Island is now closed for the winter. We look forward to seeing you in Spring next year.

The closest you'll get to true wilderness in Essex

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

Things to see and do at Northey Island 

Having arranged access in advance, cross the causeway to the island at low 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. Here are some suggestions to help you make the most of your time with us, having booked your visit in advance.

Northey Island

Our work

A Changing Coast

Northey Island

Join or give

Looking out towards the water over healthy saltmarsh at Northey Island

Support our work through a donation 

Make a donation today and support our ongoing conservation work on Northey Island. We are currently restoring the salt marsh to aid us in managing coastal change in light of sea level rise and climate change.

Northey Island

What's on

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.