RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk

Discover RSPB Minsmere: A Wildlife Haven
1. Rare Wildlife Galore: Encounter a dazzling array of rare creatures. Including the call of booming Bitterns, glimpses of Otters, and witness the mating displays of Red Deer.
2. Eclectic Habitats: Explore diverse landscapes, from reedbeds to heathlands. Stroll through: – Reedbeds: Home to Marsh Harriers, Otters, and Water Voles. – Heathlands: With Nightjars, Adders, and Silver-studded Blue Butterflies. – Wet Grassland: Grazed to benefit rare plants and minibeasts. – Shingle: A unique coastal habitat.
3. Water Magic: Its allure also lies in its well-managed water levels. Different species thrive in specific conditions. Witness our ongoing efforts to create space for Woodlarks and Stone-curlews.

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Address

Sheepwash Lane
Saxmundham
Suffolk
IP17 3BY

Opening Times

Mon9:00am - 4:00pm
Tue9:00am - 4:00pm
Wed9:00am - 4:00pm
Thu9:00am - 4:00pm
Fri9:00am - 4:00pm
Sat9:00am - 4:00pm
Sun9:00am - 4:00pm

We are closed Christmas and Boxing day every year. In case of storms or conditions being unsafe on site the reserve may need to be closed, please check our social media feeds for any closure updates.

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What’s On, Upcoming Events

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25

Feb

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25

Feb

Hire a Guide at RSPB Minsmere

Book your own exclusive, personalised, half-day tour with an experienced Minsmere guide to explore our important habitats and discover some of the amazing wildlife found here. These are tailormade...

Member hire: £120.75 Non-member: £150.75

RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk
RSPB Minsmere,, Sheepwash Lane,, Westleton,, Suffolk,, IP17 3BY

Starts

26

Feb

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26

Feb

Discover RSPB Minsmere in Winter

Make the most of the shorter winter days with a guided walk around Minsmere’s beautiful and varied habitats. Our guides will look for huge flocks of colourful ducks on the Scrape, search for...

Adult member: £16.45 Adult non-member: £27.95 + 2 more

RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk
RSPB Minsmere,, Sheepwash Lane,, Westleton,, Suffolk,, IP17 3BY

Starts

28

Feb

Expires

28

Feb

Minsmere Health Walks

A lovely walk around Minsmere, home to some of Suffolk’s greatest wildlife. Depending on the weather and walkers’ abilities and preferences, we will take a coastal, woodland, or reedbed route....

Free: Free

RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk
RSPB Minsmere,, Sheepwash Lane,, Westleton,, Suffolk,, IP17 3BY

Starts

03

Mar

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03

Mar

Discover RSPB Minsmere in Spring

Savour the spectacle of spring at Minsmere as our guides take you on a tour in search of breeding and migrant birds, spring flowers and early insects. Who knows what you’ll see and hear, but...

Adult member: £16.45 Child member: £10.20 + 2 more

RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk
RSPB Minsmere,, Sheepwash Lane,, Westleton,, Suffolk,, IP17 3BY

Starts

04

Mar

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04

Mar

Winter Wildfowl at RSPB Minsmere

Ducks dominate the Minsmere wetlands in winter as thousands arrive from the Arctic to seek shelter on the Scrape. Join our expert guides as they help you to spot tiny Teals, whistling Wigeons and...

Adult member: £16.45 Child member: £10.20 + 2 more

RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk
RSPB Minsmere,, Sheepwash Lane,, Westleton,, Suffolk,, IP17 3BY

Starts

06

Mar

Expires

06

Mar

Hire a Guide at RSPB Minsmere

Book your own exclusive, personalised, half-day tour with an experienced Minsmere guide to explore our important habitats and discover some of the amazing wildlife found here. These are tailormade...

Member Hire: £120.75 Non-member hire: £150.75

RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk
RSPB Minsmere,, Sheepwash Lane,, Westleton,, Suffolk,, IP17 3BY

Starts

08

Mar

Expires

08

Mar

Women’s wildlife walk: Sunset Stroll for International Women’s Day at RSPB Minsmere

Don't miss this special opportunity to discover the wonders of RSPB Minsmere, in an event uniquely created by women for women. At Minsmere we believe no one should feel unable to enjoy the solace...

Adult member: £20.75 Adult non-member: £30.75

RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk
RSPB Minsmere,, Sheepwash Lane,, Westleton,, Suffolk,, IP17 3BY

Starts

09

Mar

Expires

09

Mar

Spring River and Reedbed Ramble at Snape Maltings

Many wading birds, ducks, geese and swans are to be found on the River Alde in spring whilst a variety of warblers, tits and finches can be heard singing in the woods and reedbeds. Join our...

Adult member: £13.25 Child member: £7.00 + 2 more

RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk
RSPB Minsmere,, Sheepwash Lane,, Westleton,, Suffolk,, IP17 3BY

Starts

11

Mar

Expires

11

Mar

RSPB Minsmere Safari

Explore some of the most remote parts of Minsmere and discover a few of the reserve’s secret spots. Our guides will take you on a tour in our 4x4 vehicles, introducing you to some of...

Member hire: £150.75 Non-member hire: £200.75

RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk
RSPB Minsmere,, Sheepwash Lane,, Westleton,, Suffolk,, IP17 3BY

Starts

11

Mar

Expires

11

Mar

RSPB Minsmere Safari

Explore some of the most remote parts of Minsmere and discover a few of the reserve’s secret spots. Our guides will take you on a tour in our 4x4 vehicles, introducing you to some of...

Member hire: £150.75 Non-member hire: £200.75

RSPB Minsmere | Suffolk
RSPB Minsmere,, Sheepwash Lane,, Westleton,, Suffolk,, IP17 3BY

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  • RSPB Bird Watching
  • Suffolk Coast
  • Activities for Families

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