Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve

  • We are re-opening from Monday 15th June
  • The reserve is open seven days per week, 8 am – 4 pm. Last entry is 3 pm
  • To work safer together, we are limiting access to the hides—one person per window. During busy times, please respect other users who may also want to use the bird hides.
  • All visitors are requested to wear a face mask if using the hides
  • We have taken several reasonable steps to allow us to reopen.
  • All hide doors and windows are to be left open.
  • Please respect and maintain a 2m distance when entering, on the reserve and in the hides.
  • The visitor centre is now operating a one-way system in places; please follow the arrows.
  • We have cleaning, handwashing and hygiene procedures in place. Visitors are requested to use the external toilet.
  • Our boardwalks are narrow in places, but we do have some passing places. To minimise risk, please pass each other quickly.
  • To support the continuing work at Sculthorpe and the staff we rely on donations on entry. Please use contactless payment if possible
  • Please note the car park gates shut at 4 pm.
  • Depending on the number of visitors we may limit access to the site and also the hides

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Visitor Info - Sculthorpe



08:00 am - 04:00 pm (Last entry to reserve 1 hour before closing).

We are sorry but we do not allow dogs on the reserve (except assistance dogs).

ENTRY: Entrance is by donation. A £6 donation is suggested from adult visitors. Hawk and Owl Trust members and Supporters of Sculthorpe are free. We do no charge for children under 16.

To download our Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve leaflet, with reserve map, (in PDF format) then please just Click Here.

DISABLED ACCESS. The whole of Sculthorpe Moor Reserve is accessible to less mobile visitors. On arrival, if you would like to drive your car down to the start of the boardwalk just pop into the Visitor Centre or drive into the disabled parking bay in the car park and the staff will come out to help you.

All of our hides are accessible by wheelchair and our Visitor Centre is on the level including toilets, two of which are designed for wheelchairs.

EuansPlease visit our Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve, Euan’s Guide, profile page here. Here you will find detailed information about our facilities and what we have to offer people with disabilities who want to connect with nature.

If you would like any more information about accessibility please call us on 01328 856788 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

HOW TO FIND US: The reserve is a few miles inland from the North Norfolk coast, off the A148 King's Lynn to Fakenham road, just outside Fakenham town. Take Turf Moor Road (signposted 'Nature Reserve' on the A148, opposite Sculthorpe village.

The Fakenham to King's Lynn 'X29' bus stops at the end of Turf Moor Road. The car park and Visitor Centre are part-way down the lane, disabled car parking is available at the reserve entrance next to the start of the boardwalk.