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Family Event, from 18 Aug 2018, £3-£15

Avocets

Avocets

Avocets over one of our lagoons

Contact

Lyndsey Record

01394 450732

Address

The Quay Office,
Orford Quay, Orford,
Woodbridge,
Suffolk,
IP12 2NU

Details

RSPB Woodbridge Group is running the Havergate Adventure again for the 30th year.
It will run over three days from Saturday August 18 to Monday August 20.
We welcome families, individuals, those new to bird watching and those with experience to see what birds and other wildlife you can find on our guided tour of Suffolk’s only island.
Boats depart from Orford Quay hourly from 9.30am to 1.30pm and tours last 2 hours 40 minutes.
Tickets: Adults £15.00, under 16’s £ 3.00.
Free binocular hire and homemade refreshments available to purchase on the island.
To book please take a look at our website on www.rspb.org.uk/havergateisland.

National Trust PropertyRegional Tourist Board Member

Children welcome

Charge for ferry (inc. NT members). Boats cross regularly to the Ness between 10am & 2pm only, the last ferry leaving the Ness at 5pm. Steep and slippery steps (height influenced by tides) when embarking or disembarking from motor launch. Access around the site is on foot only, but a trailer bus operates first Sat of the month July-Sept, booking essential (not a guided tour). Numbers limited. Some military buildings (eg 'pagodas') accessible only on guided events. No dogs or cycles.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 18 - Mon 20 Aug 2018 09:30 to 13:30
Sun 19 Aug 2018 09:30 to 13:30
Mon 20 Aug 2018 09:30 to 13:30
Boats depart from Orford Quay hourly from 9.30am to 1.30pm and tours last 2 hours 40 minutes.

Prices

Tickets: Adults £15.00, under 16’s £ 3.00.

To book please take a look at our website on www.rspb.org.uk/havergateisland

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 18 - Mon 20 Aug Havergate Adventure
Sun 19 Aug Havergate Adventure
Mon 20 Aug Havergate Adventure

Location

Directions

See location of Orford Ness National Nature Reserve on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TM 423496  Lat: 52.09217 Long: 1.53686

By Road:
Access from Orford Quay, Orford town 10ml E of A12 (B1094/1095), 12ml NE of Woodbridge B1152/1084.
NCN1, 1ml. No cycle parking.
Drop-off for disabled visitors on Orford Quay, car must be returned to car park (150 yards)
Pay and display car park (not National Trust).

By Public Transport:
From Melton station it is 11 miles to Orford Ness National Nature Reserve (National Trust).

Parking: with charge

Facilities

  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Charge for ferry (inc. NT members). Boats cross regularly to the Ness between 10am & 2pm only, the last ferry leaving the Ness at 5pm. Steep and slippery steps (height influenced by tides) when embarking or disembarking from motor launch. Access around the site is on foot only, but a trailer bus operates first Sat of the month July-Sept, booking essential (not a guided tour). Numbers limited. Some military buildings (eg 'pagodas') accessible only on guided events. No dogs or cycles.