Facilities at Ham Wall

Full facilities information

Visitor centre
  • The Welcome Building is currently open at weekends between 10am - 4pm.
  • Open on weekdays when volunteers are available.
Car park
  • 1 October - 31 January, 5am - 6.30pm
  • 1 February - 31 March, 5am - 8pm
  • 1 April - 30 September, 5am - 10pm
  • 120 spaces
  • 2 Blue Badge spaces
  • Blue badge spaces available within the reserve close to viewing platforms and viewing facilities - accessed with a RADAR key which can be borrowed from the Welcome Building.
  • No lighting.
  • Drop off at roadside (no kerb).
  • No overnight parking.
  • No height restrictions.
  • An alternative car park operated by Natural England is available outside of the Ham Wall car park opening times.

Open daily in line with car park opening times.

Accessible toilets

Open daily in line with car park opening times.

  • Although there is no formal cafe facility, there are light refreshments including hot drinks, bottled water, and a limited selection of pre-packed snacks available in The Welcome Building.
  • Nearest establishment serving hot meals is The Railway Inn, opposite the reserve car park. Other establishments serving hot meals can be found in the local villages.

No shop facility on-site.

Baby changing

Open daily in line with car park opening times.

Picnic area
Guided walks

Charges apply.

Viewing point

Five viewing screens and two raised hides.

Nature trails

4 trails available. 

Educational facilities

Covered shelter and pond dipping platform in Mini Marshes at Ham Wall.