Nõva Nature Centre

Lääne County, Nõva Recreation Area
Nõva Nature Centre is the centre of the RMK Nõva Recreation Area, where visitors can get information about the sights in the area and advice on hiking routes. There are activities for both young and older people – be it forest games, a discovery tour with a microscope in the world of sand, or crafting with natural materials.
PhoneTiiu Annuk, communication manager
+372 676 7180, +372 507 7369
Opening hours15 May - 15 September Mon-Sun 10.00-18.00
16 September - 14 May Wed-Fri 10.00-16.00
Type of objectNature Centre
  • Free campaign programmes for schools and kindergartens in winter, spring and autumn;
  • paid nature study programmes;
  • information materials and information on Nõva Recreation Area and other RMK recreation areas;
  • exhibition introducing forest fires and the migration of arctic seabirds;
  • exhibition "The forest begins with trees".
  • photo exhibition "Bloodless hunt XVI" – compilation of photos from the annual wild life photo competition. The photos on show in this exhibition were shot between 17-19 May 2014 on Silma Nature Reserve and Linnamäe, Martna and Piirsalu hunting district. Open until 31.08.2017.
  • possible to watch films and use the library; forest and nature events;
  • sales of firewood;
  • possible to rent the hall for nature events; 13 €/h
Wheelchair accessibility possibility to use the first floor of the nature centre, toilet
Water water tap outside the building (the tap is closed during winter time)
Hiking options yes
SightsThere are activities for both young people and elders – forest games, a discovery tour with a microscope in the world of sand, or crafting with natural materials.
Winter accessibilityOpen all year round
LocationPeraküla, Nõva municipality, 91114 Lääne County
Driving directionsDrive 47 km from Tallinn through Keila towards Haapsalu and turn right at the Määra road junction (sign “Nõva 29 km”). Drive through Nõva for 3.2 km towards Haapsalu, turn right at the Peraküla bus stop and drive 1.9 km to Peraküla village. In the centre of Peraküla follow the sign “RMK Nõva looduskeskus” to the right. 
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.208927
longitude: 23.623905
L-EST 97 x: 6563449 y: 478516