National Trust: Dunwich Heath And Minsmere Beach

National Trust: Dunwich Heath And Minsmere Beach
Dunwich, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 3DJ
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  • Website www.nationaltrust.org.uk
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Birdsong and Breakfast

Our early morning birdsong walks are a great opportunity to enjoy Dunwich Heath at its best. Our ranger will take you on a guided walk taking in some wonderful spring birdsong, before heading back for breakfast. The spring dawn chorus will include some familiar species along with some of the birds which specialise in…

Wed 27 Mar

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Wed 10 Apr

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Wed 24 Apr

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Wed 8 May

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Dartford Warbler walk

The Dartford Warbler, despite living in an open habitat, is surprisingly hard to spot so, if you're yet to see one, join our Ranger on this walk and increase your chances! As you walk, the ranger will also talk you through how we look after the precious lowland heath and other habitats at Dunwich Heath, as well as the…

Tue 2 Apr

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Tue 16 Apr

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Tue 30 Apr

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Tue 14 May

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Dogs and Nature residencies

Walking our four-legged friends in nature is one of the highlights of dog ownership, but are you aware of the relationships and effects of dogs in nature? This Spring we have several local organisations visiting for residencies to help explain just that. From Suffolk rural crimes police, to the RNLI, there are a whole…

Sat 16 Mar

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Sun 17 Mar

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Sat 23 Mar

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…and 5 more dates until 12 May

Dunwich Heath after hours

Dunwich Heath in the evening is a calm and peaceful place. This is your chance to wander the footpaths with hardly a soul around, have a mindful moment sat on the beach watching the waves, or if you're lucky see one of nature's greatest spectacles; Starlings gathering in murmurations before roosting for the night.

Thu 29 Feb

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Dunwich Heath at Dusk

Dunwich Heath in the evening is a calm and peaceful place. This is your chance to wander the footpaths with hardly a soul around, have a mindful moment sat on the beach watching the waves, or if you're lucky see one of nature's greatest spectacles; Starlings gathering in murmurations before roosting for the night.

Thu 29 Feb

Free / 01728 648505

Dunwich Heath fun dog show

On Sunday 21st April, 11:00 - 15:00, Dunwich Heath is running a fun dog show! With six categories to enter, and stallholders to do with all things dogs and nature to talk to, plus the usual dog friendly trails for a picturesque walk, it promises to be a day full of fur and fun for all the family, so bring your dog along…

Sun 21 Apr

Free venue admission applies / 01728 648505

Dunwich Heath history introductions

Dunwich Heath has a turbulent and absorbing history, and you can learn all about it by joining one of our introductory talks. Listen as our volunteer takes you on a whistle-stop tour of 300 years of history involving smugglers, coastguards and two world wars…

Sat 30 Mar

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Sat 27 Apr

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Sat 25 May

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…and 7 more dates until 28 Dec

Dunwich Heath talks

Dunwich Heath sits in the Suffolk Coast and Heath AONB, and among a wide variety of habitats, species and history. Come along to one of our talks throughout the Autumn and Winter to delve into the lives of bats, the work of the BDMLR, and the history of the RNLI, with more talks set to be included. They say every day is a…

Wed 28 Feb

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Easter egg hunt at Dunwich Heath and Beach

Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. The trail takes place between 29th March and 1st April. Timings are: 29th - 31st March - 10am to 4pm, last entry at 3.30pm 1st April - 10am - 5pm, last entry 4:30pm Come along and explore Dunwich Heath. The price of the trail is £3 per…

Fri 29 Mar

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Sat 30 Mar

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Sun 31 Mar

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Mon 1 Apr

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Folk tunes in the Tea-room with the Belle Heathers

Come and join us in our cosy tea-room with your cup of tea and scone, and listen to the Belle Heathers perform folk tunes themed around St Patrick's Day.

Sat 16 Mar

Free venue admission applies / 01728 648505

Mother's Day flower workshop

Come and join us for a special Mother's Day flower workshop. Learn to make a beautiful hand tied bouquet using fresh flowers and foliage and a pretty tea cup table centre. All materials and flowers are provided and a hot drink and bake. No experience required and everyone is welcome.

Fri 8 Mar

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Sat 9 Mar

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Spring flower workshop

Come and join us for our fun seasonal Spring flower workshop. Using beautiful fresh blooms and natural, sustainable materials we will teach you to make a striking nature inspired arrangement and a hand-woven door wreath. A hot drink and a bake are included. No experience required, all materials provided and everybody is…

Fri 1 Mar

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Sat 2 Mar

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Turbulence to Tranquility: Dunwich Heath history talks

Dunwich Heath has a long history beyond it's acquisition by the National Trust, and this talk will take you on a dive into it's past as a smugglers haven, coastguard lookout, World War One spotting station, and World War Two D-Day training ground. It's time to discover how the heath went from Turbulence to Tranquility…

Wed 13 Mar

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Turbulence to Tranquility: Dunwich Heath history talks

Dunwich Heath has a long history beyond it's acquisition by the National Trust, and this talk will take you on a dive into it's past as a smugglers haven, coastguard lookout, World War One spotting station, and World War Two D-Day training ground. It's time to discover how the heath went from Turbulence to Tranquility…

Sat 16 Mar

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Sat 13 Apr

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Walk with Us: Dunwich Heath

Whether you’re looking to get active, enjoy being out and about in nature, explore more of your local area or meet new friends, our free guided trails are for you. Walking and the National Trust go hand in hand, and what better way to see Dunwich Heath and meet new people than a wander around our paths? Running monthly…

Sat 23 Mar

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Sat 20 Apr

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Sat 18 May

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…and 7 more dates until 21 Dec