Dates: 01 July 2021 - 30 October 2021

Visitor information



Orford Ness is accessed via ferry from Orford Quay.

Quay Street
IP12 2NU

Opening Times

July – August: Tuesday*, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday (including bank holidays)
*Closed on Tuesday 31 August

September: Saturday and Sunday

October: Saturdays only 

10:00 – 17:00 BST (last admission on the outbound ferry 13:40)


Tickets can be booked via the National Trust’s website. Visitors can book tickets up to two weeks in advance. Tickets are released every Thursday. 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. 


Orford Ness is accessed via ferry from Orford Quay. Visitors driving can park in the pay and display (cash only) car park on Quay Street. Those traveling by train can depart at either Wickham Market Station or Woodbridge Station and upon arrival take a taxi 20 minutes to Orford Quay. 

Find out more in our access statement