Northey Island

Important notice -

Northey Island has reopened, however the way you book ahead has changed. You will now need to arrange your visit in advance via e-mail. Please contact us at northeyisland@nationaltrust.org.uk

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

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A Changing Coast

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 2021. A weekend of camping in the summer to experience this wild Essex island.

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.