Titchwell Marsh RSPB reserve
Location: North Norfolk coast east of Hunstanton
Postcode: PE31 8BB; Grid Ref: TF750438
Experience the coastal fresh water and saline marshes with pools, reed beds, accessible paths and hides. No need to be an expert birdwatcher either as there are helpful volunteers around this renowned nature reserve to advise and enthuse - you can even hire or buy optics on-site in the RSPB shop. Ideal site for enthusiasts to novices and youngsters looking for a fascinating introduction to the natural world with activities like guided bird-watching, pond dipping for children during the summer holidays and photography workshops..
Public transport: Bus stop at entrance with regular Coasthopper service throughout year
Cycling or walking: Within easy reach of Norfolk Coast Cycleway and Norfolk Coast Path routes
Accessibility: Majority of site fully accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs, Blue Badge parking, unisex accessible wc. Seating throughout site, two push wheelchairs available for hire.
Parking: On-site, charge for non-members
Toilets: Modern situated in car park.
Refreshments: Café at visitor centre with seating inside or out; picnic area. The Manor and Briarfields in Titchwell village provide food and accommodation.
Information and interpretation: RSPB shop within visitor centre provides optics to a wide range of publications; plenty of fascinating facts an useful information throughout site from 'bug hotels' to panels on how the coast was formed. A regular wide range of activity events are provided during the year which are suitable for all ages and levels of knowledge.
Dogs: Only on leads along Public Footpath to beach; not allowed elsewhere on reserve except registered assistance dogs.
Costs: £5 per car parking fee for non-members (2017)
Opening times: Reserve all year, shop and cafe daily except Christmas day and Boxing day.