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Wardens Trust provides recreational and holiday facilities for people with disabilities, the elderly and their carers on the idyllic Suffolk coastline

A liberating life enhancing experience

Situated on the East Suffolk coast, 200 yards from the sea, Wardens offers an unique experience . Whether indoors or outdoors, there is always something on offer in the light and natural environment that Wardens provides.


We have a safe and large site with a large Hall, kitchen, and bunk beds inside, all wheelchair accessible, and a large clifftop camping area outside. For many it is a liberating experience, due to our situation and freedom of space. 

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The Avocet Holiday Flat

Our delightful one bedroom Avocet Holiday Flat sleeps 2 people and has an open-plan sitting room and kitchen.


What's On At Wardens?

Join us for the many activities going on at Wardens during the year


Camping at Wardens

Two camping sites for all you outdoor enthusiasts! These are called "Pony Paddock" and "Wardens Hall"

Our camping facilities attract young of all ages, who come to experience and enjoy the great outdoors, ranging from school groups taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme, Brownies, Cubs, and Scouts etc., to special groups of children, some selected from Inner London schools, and many of whom have never seen the sea.

There's so much to see and do!


Fantastic Facilities

Wardens is situated on a clifftop site with large Hall, cooking facilties in a very large kitchen, and bunk bed accomodation.  We have a separate holiday flat  with disabled access and and an outside camping area on the cliff. Come and enjoy the natural beauty and peace of this unique site.


A Spectacular Setting

We are situated on the cliffs between Thorpeness and Sizewell in a secluded site with direct access to the beach and 2 camping areas. Nearby there are wonderfull walks over the heaths and along the beach on the Heritage coastline.


Our services for the community

We offer a range of services for local disabled groups from adventure camping for the young to Bath day and Singing The Brain Music days and Lunch Club for people living with dementia and their carers.

Events at Wardens

Music at Wardens equally plays an important role, with regular music days for the elderly, participation music sessions with disabled and autistic children, and always an Annual Fund Raising Concert.

Weddings at Wardens Hall

Wardens Tale Weddings

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As well as coming to us for recreational activities, people can undertake arts based projects specifically designed to help disabled people, including those with dementia. Each week we offer a Bath Day for local people with disabilities who can come with carers to use our specially designed bathrooms with hoists. Wardens can arrange transport too.

Flora and Fauna

Although the fauna around and about includes Red and Roe Deer, Badger, Fox, Squirrel, Muntjac, on shore, and Grey Seal, Porpoise and the occasional Dolphin, seawards, the flora are in many ways more unusual...

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Wardens Countryside

Nowadays there is often much talk of returning our surroundings to “how they used to be”, and not without some sound reason.

In fact, man has been altering his landscape for more than 3000 years in this area...

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Birds around Wardens

Ness House is situated just to the north of Thorpeness. Thorpeness itself is almost a miniature headland and as such is a recognised spot for observing migration in Suffolk with many scarce and rare species being found...

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What are people saying about us?

Read some testimonials...

“We really did have an excellent time and I would certainly recommend it to other art groups”

Ko-An Arts Group

“Everyone loved the venue and we had a fab time”

4th Beccles Brownies

“We always enjoy coming here on our bikes. It's such a beautiful location”

Paul France

“Thank you for the lovely friendly welcome. The centre was clean and well supplied”.

4th Lowestoft Scout Group

“There is always a warm welcome here, we love the peace and quiet both indoors and outside”

Woodbridge Pathway Friendship Club

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