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Walk with Us

Rediscover nature and walk your way to better wellbeing on one of our volunteer-led group walks.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Whether you’re looking to get active, enjoy being out and about in nature, explore more of your local area or meet new friends, our free guided walks are for you. While Orford Ness is closed to visitors for our winter season we are offering free guided walks on the Orford side of the river offering great views of the Pagodas and Labs. Running every Thursday morning throughout February come and Walk with Us on our volunteer-guided stroll and breathe the fresh air while getting to know your fellow walkers.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Booking is not required for the trail, but you must book tickets to visit Orford Ness.


Children welcome!

Meeting point

Meet at the Quay Office on Orford Quay at 10.20 for a 10.30am start.

What to bring and wear

Come dressed for all weathers! Layers are a good option as are good walking shoes! The route is uneven in places and there are some steps involved.


We will be covering uneven terrain with some steps.


Booking is not required. Turn up on the day and enjoy a great walk in good company.

Upcoming events


Easter egg hunt at Orford Ness 

This spring, treat the whole family to a world of adventures at Orford Ness on an Easter trail.

Event summary

29 Mar to 1 Apr 2024
10:00 to 17:00
+ 3 other dates or times

Young Ranger Day 

Aged 5-12? Want to get up close to the nature that calls Orford Ness home? Then come along to our Young Ranger event and learn how our Rangers care for this amazing place.

Event summary

3 Apr to 28 Aug 2024
10:00 to 14:00
+ 4 other dates or times

True or False? Mysteries of Orford Ness 

Join us for a walk on Orford Ness to discover some of the tales that have been told about this unique section of Suffolk Coast. True or False we will leave you to decide!

Event summary

9 Apr 2024
09:30 to 12:30

Overnight Astrophotography Experience 

Awed by the night sky? Wish you could capture its magnificence? Join Chris Greenfield, Astronomer, overnight on Orford Ness and learn how to take amazing photos of the stars over our unique landscape.

Event summary

13 Apr 2024
17:00 to 23:55