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RSPB Havergate Island

Quay St, Woodbridge IP12 2BU, UK


About RSPB Havergate Island

Havergate Island is the only island in the county of Suffolk, England. It is found at the confluence of the River Ore and the Butley River near the village of Orford. It is a marshy nature reserve run by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds  and is known for its population of avocets and terns. It is part of the ecologically important Alde-Ore Estuary and has protected conservation status as part of a national nature reserve, SSSI, SAC, SPA, Ramsar Site and is also a part of the Suffolk

Attractions near RSPB Havergate Island

Orford Castle2.32km from RSPB Havergate Island

Orford Castle is a Grade I listed, 12th century keep on the east coast of England in the county of Suffolk, which was described by historian R. Allen Brown as “one of the most remarkable keeps in England” in his 1962 book on Orford Castle.  The castle is remarkably intact allowing visitors to explore from the basement, through the lower and upper halls to the roof where there are magnificent views seaward to Orford Ness.

Orford Ness National Nature Reserve2.43km from RSPB Havergate Island

Orford Ness is a cuspate foreland shingle spit on the Suffolk coast in Great Britain, linked to the mainland at Aldeburgh and stretching along the coast to Orford and down to North Weir Point, opposite Shingle Street. It is divided from the mainland by the River Alde, and was formed by longshore drift along the coast. The material of the spit comes from places further north, such as Dunwich.

Orford Ness2.98km from RSPB Havergate Island

Orford Ness is a cuspate foreland shingle spit on the Suffolk coast in Great Britain, linked to the mainland at Aldeburgh and stretching along the coast to Orford and down to North Weir Point, opposite Shingle Street. It is divided from the mainland by the River Alde, and was formed by longshore drift along the coast.  In the name of the lighthouse (and the radio transmitting station – see below), 'Orfordness' is written as one word.

Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB6.44km from RSPB Havergate Island

The Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a stunning landscape packed full with wildlife and exciting places to explore and discover.  It covers ancient woodland, commercial forestry, the estuaries of the Alde, Blyth, Deben, Orwell and Stour rivers, farmland, salt marsh, heathland, mudflats, reed beds, small towns and villages, shingle beaches and low eroding cliffs along 60 miles of coastline.

Rendlesham Forest8.22km from RSPB Havergate Island

Rendlesham Forest is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.There's something for everyone, including children's play areas, a bike park for experienced riders, sculptures to discover in Tangham Wood and plenty of places for a picnic. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area and also you cans pend some good time in the middle of nature enjoying the beauty of this place and also can have some adventurous tricks too.

Bentwaters Cold War Museum9.1km from RSPB Havergate Island

Bentwaters Cold War Museum is based in the United States Air Force (USAF) hardened command post on the former Bentwaters airbase. Its display include an English Electric Lightning, Hawker Hunter, BAC Jaguar, McDonnell Douglas Phantom & Harrier.  Visitors can also see the fully restored War Operations Room and Battle Cabin, alongside the BT Telephone Exchange room.

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Suffolk is an East Anglian county of ancient origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west, and Essex to the south. One of the iconic county which was flourished with natural beauty and also there are so many things to see and enjoy.