image for Nature Reserve item typeSculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve

Nature Reserve


Turf Moor Road,
NR21 9GN

Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve

Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve


Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve contains a patchwork of habitats including wet woodland, hazel coppice, reed and sedge beds, open water and wet meadow. It is a haven for many beautiful, rare and interesting species and the perfect place for a spot of bird watching or a peaceful walk. Birds and other wildlife can be seen from the hide, the pond shimmers with the metallic colours of dragonfly wings in the summer, a quiet visitor may catch a glimpse of a water vole swimming along the drainage ditches and majestic marsh harriers can be seen soaring over the reed bed. A programme of guided walks, activity sessions and courses provides the opportunity for visitors to learn more about the reserve and its wildlife.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic siteWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Opening details


From 1 March:
The Reserve, car park and toilet are open:
Summer (April - October) 8am to 6pm daily (Thursdays 8am to 8.30pm or dusk if earlier)
Winter (November - March) 8am to 4pm daily

The Visitor & Education Centre is open:
Summer (April - October) 9am to 5pm daily
Winter (November - March) 9am to 4pm daily


Suggested donations for adults £3.50



See location of Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 900306  Lat: 52.84000 Long: 0.82020

By Road:
Find us off the A148, opposite Sculthorpe Village just outside the market town of Fakenham.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 25 miles from King's Lynn station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
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