National Trust Dunwich Heath Gorse Walk

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trainNearest Train (or tube) Station(s):
Darsham

Nearest Mainline Train Station:
Ipswich

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Walk Details
Dunwich Heath is a rare habitat and is home to some special species. Species that have called this heathland their home include Dartford warbler, nightjar, woodlark and the ant-lion.

There is a seawatch hut overlooking the sea so keep an eye out for birds, porpoises and seals.

This is a longer walk that takes you all the way around the edge of the heathland. There really are some fabulous walks around this area. To relax when you’ve finished, why not head down to the beach to watch the sunset?

Carpark: Dunwich Beach Carpark
Dunwich, Saxmundham IP17 3EN