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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.

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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 A Ranger 

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 one of our Rangers on a walk through this unique landscape.

Event summary

on
26 Jun to 18 Sep 2024
at
09:30 to 12:30
+ 1 other date or time
Event

Island of Secrets Walk 

Join us on a walk past the usual 'no entry' signs into the heart of the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment area and learn about these fascinating buildings.

Event summary

on
13 Jul to 13 Oct 2024
at
09:30 to 12:30
+ 3 other dates or times
Event

Orford Ness Half Day Trailer Tour 

Take a leisurely guided tour of the Ness in our 24 seat passenger trailer, including access to the Cold War Atomic Weapons Research Establishment area, normally 'off-limits' to visitors.

Event summary

on
28 Jul to 26 Oct 2024
at
09:30 to 12:30
+ 7 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
7 Aug to 28 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 14:00
+ 3 other dates or times