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image for Guided Tour item typeBrambly Hedge Trail at Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Guided Tour

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Contact

Yovone Cook

01206 738172

Address

Church Road,
Layer-de-la-Haye,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO2 0EU

Details

Join Essex Wildlife Trust at Abberton Reservoir and explore their Brambly hedge trail; find Wilfred with his catapult or look at Primrose's pretty bonnet. The trail will take you around the nature reserve, through Wild Wood home to many different species of wildlife including hares, kestrels, goldfinches and orchids. At the end of your trail enjoy time in their wild play area complete with a zip wire, spiders web and long tailed tit nest. The tearoom in the visitor centre will also be open supplying lots of locally sourced food.

Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Opening details

The Brambly Hedge trail is open every day (except Christmas day) no booking required.

Prices

entry donation requested

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 3 Aug Pond Dipping
Thu 10 Aug Pond Dipping
Thu 17 Aug Pond Dipping
Thu 24 Aug Pond Dipping
Thu 31 Aug Pond Dipping
Sat 25 Nov Non-Native Invasive Species

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TL 962184  Lat: 51.83003 Long: 0.84717

Take the B1026 from Colchester and follow it for about 5 miles to Abberton

Facilities

  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets