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National Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

A nationally renowned nature reserve, celebrated as a winter refuge for ducks, geese and wading birds, and summer breeding ground for the rare Avocet. Our hides provide spectacular views of the wildlife and a network of paths and boardwalks take you through a rare, unspoilt landscape.

Accessibility and disability information

Please note that dogs (except guide dogs) are not allowed onto the nature reserve

  • View of the Scrapes

    Birds on camera

    Stunning live footage of some of the breeding birds on the Haven can now be viewed in the Visitor Centre.

    See photographs of the Haven on Flickr... why not add yours with the tag 'Titchfield Haven'


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    Haven Tea Room

    Enjoy morning coffee, a hot lunch, delicious cakes or locally-made ice cream in the harbour-side café Haven Tea Room. Open every day except Christmas and Boxing Day.


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    You can buy tickets for the reserve, find out about all the latest wildlife sightings. It stocks an extensive range of natural history books, bird food and feeders, quality gifts, cards and much more.


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    Exhibitions and displays in the Visitor Centre

    Hands-on displays help you learn about wildlife on the reserve and in the countryside, including special exhibits for children. The Haven Gallery has a range of pictures from local and nationally renowned artists and photographers. If you are coming specifically to view exhibits please call to check the main exhibition room is open.



Titchfield Haven

Visitor Centre and Reserve
Cliff Road, Hill Head,
Fareham, Hampshire PO14 3JT
tel 01329 662145


April to October (BST)
Daily 9.30am to 5pm
Tea Room last orders 4.45pm November to March (Winter)
Daily 9.30am to 4pm
Tea Room last orders 3.45pm
Closed 25 & 26 December


Free admission to Visitor Centre, charge to Reserve.

Tea Room open daily

  • 31 March to 26 October 2013 daily
    9.30am – 5pm
  • 27 October to 29 March 2014 daily
    9.30am – 4pm
  • Closed 25 & 26 December

Last orders 15 minutes before closing.

Purchases over £7 may be made by credit card in both the Tea Room and the Centre