Orford Ness National Nature Reserve

Orford Ness National Nature Reserve

Quay Street, Orford, Suffolk, IP12 2NU, East of England

This National Trust property steeped in military history is only accessible via ferry from Orford Quay. The location hosts infrequent stargazing and astrophotography events organised in collaboration between the National Trust and members of the Norwich Astronomical Society.


Orford Ness National Nature Reserve is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Location events organiser

National Trust

National Trust organises events at this location

Please contact National Trust directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 01/03/24

    5%
  • 01/03/24

    96%
  • 02/03/24

    30%
  • 02/03/24

    34%

Weather forecast for Aldeburgh (5.1 miles away) updated 01/03/24 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Orford Ness National Nature Reserve. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Overnight Astrophotography Experience at Orford Ness

    Saturday 13th April 2024 from 16:30pm to Sunday 14th April 2024 09:30am

    Orford Ness National Nature Reserve, Orford, IP12 2NU

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  • Stargazing overnight on Orford Ness

    Saturday 27th April 2024 from 16:30pm to Sunday 28th April 2024 09:30am

    Orford Ness National Nature Reserve, Orford, IP12 2NU

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Haw Wood Farm Caravan Park

    Hinton, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 3QT (13.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Windmill Lodges

    Red House Farm, Saxtead, Suffolk, IP13 9RD (14.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Blyth Rise Stays

    Station Road, Laxfield, Suffolk, IP13 8HF (16.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Albion Nights

    Norwich Road, Woodton, Norfolk, NR35 2LP (29.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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