Romney Marsh Eco Centre and Local Nature Reserve
The Romney Marsh Visitor Centre houses fascinating displays depicting the region’s natural and social history, providing opportunities for visitors and locals to discover explore and learn about the Romney Marsh’s landscape and heritage.
Enjoy Fair Trade refreshments served in the café, chat with our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers and visit the gift shop where you can find local crafts, cards, wildlife information and maps of the area. The Visitor Centre building itself is an award winning eco-friendly building with many interesting and sustainable features.
Take a gentle stroll around the grounds and gardens, along the boardwalk taking you over the seasonal ponds to views across the Romney Marsh. On the site is a reconstructed Lookers Hut, a traditional building used by Lookers and Shepherds in the 18th and 19th Century, this is now the only publicly accessible hut on the Marsh.
Home to “The Art Shack”
Set within the grounds of the Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, surrounded by the rural beauty and tranquillity of the gardens; the Art Shack has regular exhibitions of local artists and photographers work depicting the seasons and vistas of the amazing beauty of the Romney Marsh.
Marsh Community Garden
Discover the community garden, a centre of excellence for organic and permaculture gardening, the garden holds a gold award for wildlife gardening, demonstrating how to create balance and harmony between production and conservation. Demonstrations and courses are held throughout the year for both the beginner and experienced gardeners.
Seasonal organic produce, plants, preserves and herbs from the community garden on sale
Romney Marsh Visitor Centre Opening Hours
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 10:00am – 4:00pm