Romney Marsh Visitor Centre

Ray Lewis

With fascinating displays depicting the region’s natural and social history and opportunities to discover explore and learn about the Romney Marsh’s unique landscape.

Location

Dymchurch Road
New Romney
TN28 8AY
A static map of Romney Marsh Visitor Centre

Know before you go

Size
11 hectares

Entry fee

Free entry

Parking information

Free parking

Bicycle parking

Yes

Walking trails

Disabled access is available to 90% of the site and there is a choice of clearly signposted nature trails.

Access

Wheelchair accessible. Most of the paths are level and hard and there is a choice of clearly signposted nature trails. Includes a 100m boardwalk trail.

Dogs

Dogs permitted

Facilities

Visitor centre
Toilets
Shop
Cafe/refreshments
Picnic area
Disabled toilet

When to visit

Opening times

The visitor centre is open daily 10.00am-5.00pm

Best time to visit

All year round

About the reserve

Light refreshments are served in the café, and friendly, knowledgeable volunteers can offer information and guidance on what to visit and see in the area. There is a gift shop with local crafts, cards, wildlife information and maps of the area on sale, and locally sourced plants produce and preserves are always available. The Visitor Centre building itself is an award winning eco-friendly building with many interesting and sustainable features.The Centre is the proud holder of a Gold Award in Green Tourism Business Scheme - the first such award for a visitor attraction in Kent.

There is an art gallery with exhibitions by local artists throughout the summer. The exhibitions can be viewed any time the Visitor Centre is open. There are gentle walks and picnic areas around the grounds and gardens with a boardwalk over the seasonal ponds to the reconstructed Lookers Hut, and views across the Romney Marsh. There is access to the sign-posted trails around the Romney Warren Country Park (managed by the Romney Marsh Countryside Partnership) which is situated beside the Visitor Centre. Contact us by telephone on 01797 369487 or email us on rmvc@kentwildlife.org.uk

The Marsh Community Garden offers many opportunities for volunteers to enjoy the many beneficial aspects of gardening; the garden is maintained to provide habitats for wildlife, With produce from the garden sold to raise funds for Kent Wildlife Trust and also shared amongst the volunteers. For more information about the garden, or about joining us as a volunteer please contact the Romney Marsh Visitor Centre on 01797 369487 or email rmvc@kentwildlife.org.uk

Contact us

Liz Grant/Louise Pyke
Contact number: 01797 369487

Environmental designation

Local Nature Reserve (LNR)
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)