Orford Ness


Internationally important 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: charge for ferry over to the nature reserve (including members)

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email: orfordness@nationaltrust.org.uk

OS Grid Ref: 169:TM425495

Orford Ness News

Coronavirus Update

The safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff is our top priority. Following Government advice, National Trust houses, shops and cafes will be closed by Friday 20 March.

As part of this move, Orford Ness will no longer be opening for the start of the visitor season this April. All visitor facilities, including the Quay office, our visitor ferry and access to the site will remain closed until further notice. We will provide further updates as the situation develops.



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