The Naze - Essex Wildlife Trust
  • The Naze - Essex Wildlife Trust
  • The Naze
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The centre is open seven days a week from 9am to 5pm, with a café, gift shop, toilets and education room. There are informative displays, including a fossil and geology display as well as information on bird migration and the wildlife that uses the Naze. There is a timeline of the Naze from formation to the present day . The centre hosts a wide range of events from fossil collecting on the beach to mini beast hunts and everything in between.

From The observation lounge visitors will get wonderful panoramic views of the grassland at the Naze, The tower and on clear days all the way to the docks at Felixstowe.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      Walton-on-the-Naze is located on the Tendring Peninsular, a 30 minute drive from Colchester. Follow the A120 to Harwich, A133 to Clacton, then the B1033 and B1034 to Walton. Go through Walton town centre and follow the brown tourist signs to The Naze, P&D Car Park. There is disabled parking available at the front of the centre.

      Accessible by Public Transport: Walton On The Naze station is 1 mile away.

      Naze Visitor Centre

      Type:Visitor Centre

      Old Hall Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8LE

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      Opening Times

      * The Centre is open from 9:00 to 5:00 seven days a week. The Café is open 9:00 to 4:30 seven days a week. The Centre is closed Christmas day and Boxing day.

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