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Havergate Island - Aldeburgh

This small island in the River Ore is famous for its breeding avocets and terns, which can usually be seen during spring and summer. In autumn and winter, the island provides a haven for large numbers of ducks and wading birds. Havergate is also a great place to see brown hares at close range. Access is by boat only and the boat trip to the island helps you really feel you're getting away from it all.

Who to contact

Name
Havergate Island
Telephone
01394 450732
Email
havergate.island@rspb.org.uk
Website
http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/h/havergate/about.aspx
Address
By Minsmere
Orford
Aldeburgh
Suffolk
Postcode
IP12

Where to go

Name
Havergate Island
Address
by Minsmere
Orford
Aldeburgh
Suffolk
Postcode
IP12
Area served
Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Transport
SAT NAV USERS - the post code is to get you close, please look out for signs too. Nearest railway station is Wickham Market Station. From the station, follow the B1078 east through Tunstall to the B1084. Turn left and follow through to the village of Orford. Nearest bus stop is Route 160: Ipswich - Bealings - Woodbridge - Orford. From the village centre, follow signs to Orford quay.

Days & Times

Access via boat on pre-booked trips only. Boats leave Orford Quay at 10 am on first Saturday of every month (maximum 12 people). Also selected weekends for special events - see our website for events.

Other details

Cost Details
Members £12, non-members £15. There is no child discount as the boats have limited space.
Age Groups
Children (5-11), Adults, Young people
Notes

Pre-booking is essential, please contact the RSPB Minsmere nature reserve on 01728 648281 No dogs allowed, except registered assistance dogs.

Last Updated
11/03/2016

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