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Romney Marsh Visitor Centre

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.

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.

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

The Marsh Community Garden provides a space for all people from a broad range of backgrounds and with all abilities. It enables people to learn new skills and we hold free workshops and events for all. We sell plants, produce, seeds and preserves all produced in the garden without the use of any chemicals and with wildlife in mind. The Marsh Community Garden is open: Thursdays - Sundays 10.00am - 4.00pm. If you would like more information about the garden please contact the project officer, Catherine Farr on 07714 560442 or email

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To view some photos see our Flickr group.

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.



Species and habitats

Grassland, Wetland
Rabbit, Great Crested Newt

Nearby nature reserves

Rye Harbour
9 miles - Sussex Wildlife Trust
Stone Wood
10 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust
Conningbrook Lakes Country Park
11 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust

Nature reserve map

Reserve information

Dymchurch Road
New Romney
TN28 8AY
Map reference
TR 078 261
Best time to visit
Jan - Dec
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Opening Times
The Visitor Centre is currently open daily from 10.00-5.00
Gift shop
Visitor centre
Picnic facilities
Disabled toilet
11.00 hectares

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.
Walking information
Disabled access is available to 90% of the site and there is a choice of clearly signposted nature trails.
There is a car park on site.
Dogs allowed
Grazing animals
Sheep graze the reserve some times throughout the year
Reserve manager
Tel: 01797 369487