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Hanningfield Reservoir, Essex Wildlife Trust

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  1. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 22 reviews22 reviews

    Address

    Off Mell Road, Tollesbury, Maldon, Essex, CM9 8SE

    Telephone

    01621 862960

    Maldon

    One of Essex Wildlife Trust's best reserves. A large (600 acres) tract of ancient grazing marsh that is managed as a traditional coastal farm using the Trust's own rare breed livestock to encourage a superb variety of wildlife.

    Add Tollesbury Wick Marshes to your Itinerary

  2. Stow Maries Halt

    Address

    Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6SJ

    Telephone

    01621 862960

    Essex

    This 5.5 acre reserve consists of the former Stow Maries Halt on the disused Maldon to South Woodham Ferrers railway line, along with an adjoining four-acre meadow acquired later.

    Add Stow Maries Halt to your Itinerary

  3. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 251 reviews251 reviews

    Address

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

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1206 738172

    Colchester

    One of Europe's top Wetland sites, excellent bird watching opportunities and fabulous views over the reservoir.

    Add Abberton Reservoir Nature Discovery Park to your Itinerary

  4. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 18 reviews18 reviews

    Address

    Bedfords Park, Broxhill Road, Havering-atte-Bower, Romford, Essex, RM4 1QH

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1708 748646

    Romford

    The Nature Discovery Centre is situated in 215 acres of historic parkland. Walk, explore and discover with Essex Wildlife Trust by visiting today!

    Add Bedford's Park Nature Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

  5. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 70 reviews70 reviews

    Address

    Thorndon Park North, The Avenue, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3RZ

    Telephone

    01277 232944

    Brentwood

    Home to the Gruffalo trail Thorndon has a lot to offer for all ages, glorious woodland walks and a café with a view of the tress and squirrels. The woods are open for dog walkers and the trail path is buggy friendly. Come and explore the outdoors…

    Add Thorndon Nature Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

  6. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 81 reviews81 reviews

    Address

    Main Road, Hockley, Essex, SS5 4RN

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1702 318034

    Hockley

    A 280 acre ancient woodland, managed for the benefit of wildlife and the public. Traditional coppice management encourages a diverse array of animals, birds, plants and insects, including the nationally rare Heath Fritillary butterfly.

    Add Hockley Woods to your Itinerary

  7. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 43 reviews43 reviews

    Address

    Drake Road, Chafford Hundred Grays, Thurrock, RM16 6RG

    Chafford Hundred Grays

    Set in a spectacular position over looking Warren Gorge. Chafford Gorges nature park offers 200 acres of green space for numerous wildlife and recreation for the 12,500 people living in Chafford Hundred.

    Add Chafford Gorges Nature Park to your Itinerary

  8. Address

    Fir Tree Lane, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 4SS

    Chelmsford

    The Essex Wildlife Trust manages nearly 240 acres of nature reserves on Danbury Ridge, a patchwork of woodland, common, heathland, streams, bogs and farmland

    Add Danbury Ridge Reserves to your Itinerary

  9. Maldon Wick Meadow

    Address

    Maldon, Essex, CM9 6GG

    Telephone

    01621 862960

    Essex

    This 15 acre reserve consists of 1.5 miles of the former Maldon-Woodham Ferrers railway line, most of it on embankment. The northern 250m of the embankment has been isolated by the Maldon southern link road.

    Add Maldon Wick Meadow to your Itinerary

  10. Shut Heath Wood

    Address

    Great Totham, Essex, CM8 3ED

    Telephone

    01621 862960

    Essex

    This 50 acre reserve is just below the crest of the Great Totham Ridge and includes 23 acres of ancient woodland forming part of the Chantry Wood complex. A wonderful carpet of Bluebells can be enjoyed in the spring.

    Add Shut Heath Wood to your Itinerary

  11. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 344 reviews344 reviews

    Address

    Eastwood Road North, Leigh-On-Sea, Essex, SS9 4LR

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1702 477467

    Belfairs Woodland Centre introduces visitors to the 1160-acre Living Landscape, a third of which is woodland, including a number of outstanding sites valuable for nature conservation.

    Add Belfairs Woodland Nature Discovery Park to your Itinerary

  12. Chigborough Lakes

    Address

    Maldon, Essex, CM9 4RE

    Telephone

    01621 862960

    Essex

    An area of worked-out flooded gravel pits to the north of the River Blackwater. It has a variety of habitats including willow carr, open water, small ponds and marshy areas, rough grassland, and willow and hawthorn scrub.

    Add Chigborough Lakes to your Itinerary

  13. Address

    Southminster, Essex, CM0 7PW

    Telephone

    01621 862960

    Essex

    Bradwell Cockle Spit on the Dengie Peninsular consists of some 30 acres of shell bank together with extensive saltmarsh. The spit has been built up by tidal currents and is mainly cockle and oyster shells.

    Add Bradwell Shell Bank to your Itinerary

  14. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 116 reviews116 reviews

    Address

    Mucking Wharf Road, Mucking, Stanford le Hope, Essex, SS17 0RN

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1375 643342

    Stanford le Hope

    A stunning and innovative visitor centre and Nature Park created on a former landfill site, with superb views over the Thames. Explore, play or just enjoy the views!

    Add Thurrock Thameside Nature Discovery Park to your Itinerary

  15. Address

    Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6GU

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1621 862960

    Essex

    Blue House Farm was bought by the Essex Wildlife Trust in 1998 with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund and many other donors.

    Add Blue House Farm to your Itinerary

  16. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 66 reviews66 reviews

    Address

    Essex Wildlife Trust, Lower Dunton Road, Basildon, Essex, SS16 6EJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1268 419103

    Basildon

    Set in a stunning nature reserve of 461 acres which comprises woodland, meadows, lakes and former plotland gardens. There are beautiful wildlife gardens and a museum of Plotland Life.

    Add Langdon Nature Discovery Park to your Itinerary

  17. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 71 reviews71 reviews

    Address

    South Green Road, Fingringhoe, Colchester, Essex, CO5 7DN

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1206 729678

    Colchester

    Nature reserve over 200 acres of mixed habitat on the Colne Estuary. Nature trails, wheelchair access, bird hides, gift shop and visitor centre with tea room. Friendly atmosphere. Regular events for adults and children.

    Add Fingringhoe Wick Nature Discovery Park to your Itinerary

  18. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 48 reviews48 reviews

    Address

    Squadrons Approach, HORNCHURCH, Essex, RM12 6DF

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1708 520364

    HORNCHURCH

    Ingrebourne Valley Nature Discover Centre overlooks the fantastic marshland and reedbeds of the river and offers a vast landscape for people to explore and connect with nature in such urban surroundings.

    Add Ingrebourne Valley Nature Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

  19. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 318 reviews318 reviews

    Address

    Hawkswood Road, Downham, Billericay, Essex, CM11 1WT

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1268 711001

    Billericay

    Set in beautiful woodland with views over the reservoir Hanningfield is the perfect place to walk, explore and play.

    Add Hanningfield Nature Discovery Park to your Itinerary

  20. Address

    Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8LJ

    Telephone

    01255 686633

    Essex

    The Naze is located just north of Walton-on-the-Naze, in North East Essex. The beautiful Naze cliffs and national nature reserve provide the perfect opportunity for walking and bird watching.

    Add The Naze to your Itinerary

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