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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.

  • Booking essential

Join our tour guide on a 3 hour guided walk into the heart of the AWRE area. Learn about the history of these fascinating buildings. Access to the interior of the buildings is no longer possible but we will go as close as safely possible to the exteriors.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

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

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Not suitable for children

Meeting point

Meet at 9.15am at the National Trust Ticket Office on Orford Quay for a brief introduction followed by transfer by ferry to the Ness.

What to bring and wear

Orford Ness is an exposed coastal location - please dress for the weather!

Accessibility

Involves ferry crossing - must be able to negotiate steep and sometimes slippery steps. Mostly made up paths, some uneven. The walk itself is around 3 miles long - longer if you choose to stay on the Ness and explore.

Upcoming events

Event

Walk with Us 

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

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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.

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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.

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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!

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