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Outdoor Event, from 29 Oct 2016

Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre

Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre

Special Offers

  • Offer: A FREE cup of tea when you purchase a piece of cake. (£2.00 minimum) at Essex Wildlife Trust Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre.
    Please take voucher to Café to redeem.
    Dates valid:
    • Mon 22 Aug 2016 - Tue 28 Feb 2017
    Request voucher


Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre

01268 711001


Hawkswood Road,
CM11 1WT


Enter the dark forest and follow the spooky trail that will lead you to Hanningfield’s haunted house. Dare you go inside? Tiny terrors await you. Halloween treat for the brave. Pumpkin carving in the visitor centre.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 29 Oct 2016 10:00 to 15:00
Sun 30 Oct 2016 10:00 to 15:00


£7 per child. (Max 2 adults per child) 4+ years



Plan route to Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 725970  Lat: 51.64609 Long: 0.49228

By Road:
From the A12, turn off at Chelmsford and take the A1245 through Howe Green. Continue for approx 4 miles until you reach 'The Bell' pub in a dip and turn in South Hanningfield Road. Go to end of South Hanningfield Road, then turn right. Visitor centre is a few hundred yards on right hand side.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Wickford station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair