Artangel’s team will do whatever is possible to meet your access and/or communication needs.
If you have special access requirements, or we have left any information out of this statement, please call us on +44 (0)20 7713 1400 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Please note, all ticketing and entry is operated by the National Trust who have provided a more detailed access statement.
1 July – 30 October 2021
July – August 2021: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
September 2021: Saturday and Sunday
October 2021: Saturdays only
10:00 – 17:00
National Trust members: £4.50
Standard Adult entry: £12*
*Tickets can be booked via the National Trust’s website. Visitors can only book tickets up to one week in advance. Tickets are released every Friday. The ticket price includes general admission to the site and ferry rides to and from the site. You must select your outbound ferry time upon booking.
Artangel’s team will do whatever is possible to meet your access and/or communication needs when visiting. Please call us on our office number in advance, open Monday to Friday, 10:00–18:00, on +44 (0)20 7713 1400.
Wickham Market Station and Melton Station are 8 – 10 miles away from Orford Quay respectively.
The taxi journey from the station is around 20 minutes. Local taxi stations include M & R Cars, bookable on +44 (0)1394 380034.
Local service from Woodbridge (passing Melton railway station). Bookable demand-responsive service +44 (0)1728 635938.
10 miles east of A12 (B1094/1095)
12 miles north-east of Woodbridge (B1152/1084)
Suffolk Coast Path and Sandlings Walk pass nearby on the mainland.
Please note, the only access to Orford Ness is via the National Trust ferry from Orford Quay. It is forbidden to walk on any other path that’s not authorised.
Parking is available on Quay Street as Pay and Display.
Please note, payment machines are cash only.
Assistance animals can be accommodated within the exhibition space.
Please get in touch with us or the National Trust team box office in advance to best accommodate your needs.
Toilets are available at the Quay Street car park before crossing by ferry into Orford Ness, and onsite opposite the Ranger’s office.
More details of the location of all buildings, including the toilets, can be found in the map inserted inside the official Afterness guide, available to pick up on Orford Quay information building or the Information Building on arrival on the Ness.
The site has an evacuation plan. Should it become necessary to evacuate any of the exhibition spaces, Artangel staff will provide assisted escape routes out of all areas and alert the local emergency services. Mobility impaired visitors should ensure they are accompanied by someone during their visit who is able to assist them in the event of an evacuation.
Orford Ness is a predominately outdoor site. Selected artworks are presented inside some of the old buildings and are rarely enclosed, ensuring good natural ventilation.
Entrance / Exit procedures
Please note, Covid-19 guidance and protocols will be reviewed and amended in accordance with ongoing changes in government guidance.