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Walk With A Countryside Manager

Want to get a closer insight into why Orford Ness is designated a National Nature Reserve and how our management strategy ensures we protect this fragile landscape? Then join our Countryside Manager on a walk through this unique landscape.

  • Booking essential

Orford Ness is an internationally important coastal nature reserve with a fascinating 20th-century military history. You'll gain exclusive access to parts of the nature reserve with a unique walk with our Countryside Manager to explore the wildlife, history and management of Orford Ness.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All Member£20.00
All Non-Member£27.50

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 2491895

Meeting point

Meet at the National Trust Office on Orford Quay. There is no public parking on Orford Quay, please park in the main car park opposite the Jolly Sailor Pub (Pay and display, not National Trust)

What to bring and wear

The site is an exposed coastal location. Please dress for the weather. There are no catering facilities on Orford Ness, please bring your own refreshments.

Accessibility

Access to Orford Ness is via ferry, boarding of which will require negotiating steps, the number of which will depend on the tide. The steps can be slippery.

Upcoming events

Event

Walk with Us 

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

Event summary

on
29 Feb 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
Event

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

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

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

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

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

on
9 Apr 2024
at
09:30 to 12:30