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Dunwich Heath and Beach

A precious landscape on the Suffolk coast

Coastguard Cottages, Minsmere Road, Dunwich, Suffolk, IP17 3DJ

A mother and her two daughters walking their dog on a lead through the heathland at Dunwich Heath

Important notice

Car-park opening times - 9am to 6pm. Locked at all other times.

Planning your visit

Two boys following eachother through the woodland at Dunwich Heath. The one closest to the camera is wearing a lime green anorak and carrying a blue tracker pack in a rucksack on his back.

Summer of Play at Dunwich Heath 

Come along to Dunwich Heath and Beach and get out and about in the great outdoors.

Man looking through binoculars amidst tall grass

Check out our events at Dunwich Heath and Beach 

See what events may be happening during your visit or are upcoming at Dunwich Heath and Beach

A couple sitting on a bench with their dog at Dunwich Heath and Beach, Suffolk

Bringing your dog to Dunwich Heath 

Dunwich Heath is a three pawprint rated place. The nature reserve is a wonderful place to explore with your dog. Here’s all you need to know about visiting with your four-legged friend.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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