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Havergate Island

Havergate Island is a small isle located on the River Ore, it is only accessible by boat and provides a haven for wildlife including avocets and terns who use the island as their breeding ground.

Brown Hare

Havergate Island is a great place to get close up to brown hares and seals are sometimes seen there too.

Getting There

Access is by pre-booked boat trips only and Boats leave Orford Quay at 10 am on first Saturday of every month. To book a place please contact the RSPB Minsmere nature reserve on 01728 648281.

Dogs are not allowed on the island.

Havergate Island Map


Things to do in Suffolk

Things to do in Suffolk

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Places to visit

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Ickworth House can be found in the village of Horringer just outside of Bury St Edmunds.