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Tour Guide, Sat 6 Jul 2019, £17-£24

Orford Ness

Orford Ness

Orford Ness (C) National Trust Images

Address

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

Details

A trailer based tour of the Ness, stopping around key points on the main Red Route for approx. 3 hours with access to the AWRE Cold War weapons testing area. Cost includes ferry and admission.

Currently internal access to the AWRE testing labs is not available for safety reasons. The tour will pass through the area normally off limits to visitors and as close to the buildings as possible.

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 6 Jul 2019 09:30 to 12:30

Prices

National Trust Members £17, non members £24 - children half price

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 6 Jul Half Day Trailer Tour
Sat 21 - Sun 22 Sep Overnight Photography Tour

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.