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NT Orford Ness National Nature Reserve

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Internationally important nature reserve, with a fascinating 20th-century military history.

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Description

Internationally important coastal nature reserve, with a fascinating 20th-century military history
Take a short boat trip to this wild and remote shingle spit, the largest in Europe.

Follow trails through a stunning landscape and a history that will both delight and intrigue.

Discover an internationally important nature reserve littered with debris and unusual, often forbidding, buildings from a sometimes disturbing past.

Please note: Access is only via the National Trust ferry Octavia from Orford Ness. There is no access on foot or by vehicle via Slaughden. There is a charge for ferry to Orford Ness (including members). Tickets are limited. No bikes or dogs (assistance dogs welcome) allowed.

Pricing

Member
Gift Aid Standard
Adult N/A £4.50
Child N/A £2.25
Family N/A £11.25
Non-Member
Gift Aid Standard
Adult N/A £10.00
Child N/A £5.00
Family N/A £25.00

Opening Times

The first ferry is at 10am and runs every 15 minutes outbound until 13:00. Return ferries run regularly throughout the day with the last ferry leaving at 17:00 when the site closes.

Facilities
  • Regional Tourist Board Member
NT Orford Ness National Nature Reserve
Quay Street
Orford
Woodbridge
Suffolk
IP12 2NU