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Dunwich Heath and Beach

A precious landscape on the Suffolk coast

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

Purple heather at Dunwich Heath as the mist rolls over the top of it with a few trees in the distance

Important notice

Car park open 9am - 5pm. Dogs welcome under close and effective control, and please stay on the footpaths.

Planning your visit

Man looking through binoculars amidst tall grass

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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.

Visitors descending a path through the Rock Garden at Cragside, Northumberland


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