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One of the finest nature reserves in Essex, with 125 acres of woodlands and lakes by the Colne estuary. Superb nature trails and 8 hides. Many species of birds, insects and wild flowers flourish here. Regular special events. Conservation centre with displays, shop, observation tower and panoramic windows. A registered charity. Groups of 10 or more must book in advance. Coach parking available. Tea and coffee (advanced notice required). Toilets and bird hides available for people with disabilities.
Entry by donation:
Family £5 (2 adults & 2 children)
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Notes||Winter opening; 1st November - 31st March Tues -Sun 9am - 4pm (closed Christmas & Boxing Day.
Summer opening; 1st April - 31st Oct Open daily 9am - 5pm.
South Green Road, Fingringhoe, Colchester, Essex, CO5 7DN
Map reference: TM 047192 Lat: 51.83457 Long: 0.97100
Parking : free