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Nature Reserve, free entry

Landguard Nature Reserve

Landguard Nature Reserve

Contact

Landguard Partnership

01394 675283

Address

Landguard Peninsula,
View Point Road,
Felixstowe,
Suffolk,
IP11 3TW

Details

Visit Landguard Nature Reserve - a beach, shingle, rare and unusual plants, migrating birds, stunning views, landscape shaped by the sea and a rich military history.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Opening details

Open all year, daily, any reasonable time.

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TM 282316  Lat: 51.93609 Long: 1.31831

By Car:
Take the A14 towards Felixstowe. At the large roundabout beside the water tower (junction 60), turn right, remaining on the A14 (the Port of Felixstowe road). Then at the next roundabout go straight on towards the town centre. Cross over the railway level crossing, then turn right at the traffic lights onto Langer Road.

There are two main areas at Landguard:
Manor Terrace - from Langer Road turn left onto Manor Road, signed with a brown/white sign showing a bird and parking. The road then bears right into Manor Terrace. Follow this to the car park at the end. There is free parking and public toilets. Manor Terrace provides a great starting point for exploring the Nature Reserve.
View Point - from Langer/Carr Road (just after passing the Suffolk Sands Caravan Park), turn left onto View Point Road. This road (with speed bumps) will take you down to the main car parks for the Fort, Museum, Viewing Area and Visitor Centre (View Point Cafe).

By Public Transport:
FirstGroup bus route 77 from/to Ipswich drops you off right outside Landguard Fort on View Point Road. This bus also stops opposite Great Eastern Square which is convenient for the Felixstowe train station. The train station at Felixstowe town centre is 2½ miles away from the Landguard Peninsula.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Felixstowe station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted