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image for Talk item typeReintroduction of Beavers to Essex at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

Talk, Fri 7 Jun 2019, £6

Reintroduction of Beavers

Reintroduction of Beavers

Beaver in the water


Mucking Wharf Road,
Stanford le Hope,
SS17 0RN


Renowned wildlife photographer and filmmaker Russell Savory will be giving an illustrated talk about his recent work filming the progress of a pair of beavers released into the wild in Essex for the first time in 400 years. A number of partners, including Essex Wildlife Trust, were involved in this natural flood management scheme project at Spains Hall Estate in Finchingfield.
Russell will also be sharing some helpful photography tips and tricks!

Russell has been photographing and filming wildlife for over 20 years and both he and his work have featured on many television shows including Springwatch, The One Show and The Secret Life of Owls to name just a few...

Requested donation £6 - please call 01375 643342 to book.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Fri 7 Jun 2019 19:00 to 21:00


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Plan route to Thurrock Thameside Nature Park using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 685810  Lat: 51.50326 Long: 0.42683

How to find us:
Thurrock Thameside Nature Park is in south Essex, on the Thames Estuary,in the village of Mucking about five miles east of the M25.
Directions by public transport: Nearest train station is Stanford-le-Hope. Direct trains from London Fenchurch Street take 50 minutes; direct trains from Southend Central take 25 minutes. Stanford-le-Hope is served by buses from both Southend and Grays, please be prepared for approx 2 mile walk to the Nature Park.
Directions by car: Easily accessible from the M25/A13/A128. Turn off the A1013 from the west or A1014 from the east, towards the village of Stanford Le Hope. Follow the signs to the Walton Hall Farm Museum, via Buckingham Hill Road, then left into Waltons Hall Road continue past the museum on your left and take the next right, sign posted, into Mucking Wharf Road. Carry on past the cottages and barns on your right and onto the single-track road up to the Visitors Centre where there is a large car park including disabled parking bays and minibus/coach parking.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Stanford Le Hope station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Disabled accessDisabled access