RSPB Minsmere

Home to some of the UK’s rarest wildlife. Take an idyllic walk through reedbeds or alongside the coastal lagoons to get a glimpse of amazing birds and wildlife, from Avocets, Bearded Tits and Bitterns to otters dipping about around the reedbed pools.

Minsmere, Westleton, Saxmundham, Suffolk

IP17 3BY

Tel: 01728 648281

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RSPB Minsmere

RSPB Minsmere is a great place to bring the family to enjoy nature on the Suffolk coast, offering a wide variety of habitats including reedbed, shallow lagoons, wet grassland, heathland and vegetated shingle.

Look out for Marsh Harrier, Otters and Water Voles around the reedbeds, or Nightjars, snakes and Silver-studded Blue Butterflies in the heathlands.

Enjoy not just the great outdoors and wonderful array of birds and wildlife, but our events and facilities too!

  • Friendly visitor centre
  • Easy walks through beautiful woodland, wetland and coastal scenery
  • Browse-worthy shop for a keepsake or relax
  • Nourishing café with picturesque Minsmere views
Minsmere reedbeds Eastbridge Suffolk
Cycling around Leiston Suffolk Heritage Coast and Heaths - Eastbridge, Westleton, Dunwich, Minsmere