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Suffolk Walking Festival - Walk with a Shepherd and Sheepdog

Run as part of The Suffolk Walking Festival, join our shepherd as he manages our flock of rare breed sheep.

  • Booking essential

Join Andrew, our Area Ranger, and Sweep, our sheepdog as they manage our flock of rare breed sheep here on Orford Ness. Run as part of The Suffolk Walking Festival.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All £25.00

The basics

Booking details

Call n/a Booking for this event is made via Suffolk Walking Festival and not the National Trust.

Suitability

Children welcome. Children under 5 free.

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

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.

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on
13 Apr 2024
at
17:00 to 23:55
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.

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on
14 Apr to 13 Oct 2024
at
09:30 to 12:30
+ 6 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.

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on
27 Apr to 26 Oct 2024
at
09:30 to 12:30
+ 13 other dates or times
Event

Stargazing - Overnight on Orford Ness 

The coastal location of Orford Ness offers some truly wonderful views of the night skies, affected only by the ports of Felixstowe to the South and Rotterdam faintly in the East. Join us for an overnight event gazing at the stars on Orford Ness.

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on
27 Apr to 1 Jun 2024
at
17:00 to 23:55
+ 1 other date or time