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Belfair’s Woodland is an important gateway to the Belfair’s & Daws Heath Living Landscape, in south Essex. Much of the woodland is officially ‘ancient woodland’; some is more than 1,000 years old, making it the earliest woodland recorded in Essex. The dormouse, heath fritillary butterfly and song thrush are key species here.

Walk, explore and play on site, there is something for everyone to discover!

*Woodland walks including the “Seven Woods Walk”

*Sculpture Trail

*Play area (Council owned)

*Café offering hot drinks and refreshments

*Shop – Nature based books & gifts, binoculars and bird food

We run an exciting range of events for all ages across our Nature Discovery Centres, please visit our Facebook pages for the most up to date information and booking details. https://www.facebook.com/EWTBelfairs

Car parking and electric car charging points on site. Toilets disabled and baby change facilities also available in the Nature Discovery Centre.

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature. We value your support, all income generated from our sites enables us to continue this great work – thank you

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Accessibility

  • Disabled access

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Belfairs is sign-posted from both the A127 and A13.Accessible by Public Transport: Leigh-On-Sea station is 2 miles away.

Belfairs Woodland Nature Discovery Park

Type:Nature Reserve

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

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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00

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