Orford Ness National Nature Reserve, Orford

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  • Exploring Orford Ness felt like wandering into the set of a film set in the 1950s - buildings used for top secret research between the wars and after 1945 line the skyline, and rusty fences indicate.....  more »
  • From the lovely village of Orford, you can park and stroll up to the small boat Quay to the Ness. Once off the little ferry, lovely NT people give you a nice overview of the land. During summer...  more »
  • A fabulous place to see how nature is taking back over from us. This site was formerly a top secret weapons testing facility and remnants of the building are still there to be explored. Also huge areas of open wetlands supporting loads of wildlife. Just stay on the paths as apparently there are still UNEXPLODED bombs being found
  • On a falling tide, sail close to the beach as you approach from the south. You will get a great view of the pagodas and will accelerate as you reach the lighthouse for an exhilarating ride inside the sand banks, around the ness. Choose a nice day first time around.
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