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We are in the process of making some major long-term improvements to our much-loved Langdon site, including a new, more sustainable Nature Discovery Centre with enhanced facilities, generously supported by postcode-specific funding by Veolia Pitsea Marshes Maintenance Trust. As a result, there will be no central carpark or amenities until spring 2021.

Langdon Nature Discovery Centre is set in a stunning nature reserve of 461 acres which comprises of woodland, meadows, lakes and former plotland gardens. Langdon nature reserve is the largest inland reserve managed by Essex Wildlife Trust. The nature reserve occupies some of the highest land in the county, has some commanding views and offers miles of excellent walks, where an abundance of wildlife can be enjoyed.

We are still running some educational events from Langdon, please visit our facedbook page for full details.

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Essex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity - suggested donation is stated at the welcome desk.

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      Langdon visitor centre is found on Lower Dunton Road, five minutes from the A127 and the A13. Follow brown and white duck signs / Langdon Conservation Centre signs.From the A127 take the Dunton exit. At the roundabout take the Laindon Town centre/Horndon on the Hill exit. At traffic lights take right hand slip lane, turning into Lower Dunton Road. The visitor centre is approx. 1 ½ miles down Lower Dunton Road on the left hand side.From the A13 take the Stanford-le-Hope / Corringham exit. At the roundabout take the Horndon on the Hill exit, continue on this road until the sharp right hand bend – take the left turn off of this bend, Lower Dunton Road (brown and white duck sign). The visitor centre is approximately 2 miles down Lower Dunton Road on the right hand side. No designated disabled parking spaces.Accessible by Public Transport: Laindon station is 4 miles away.

      Langdon Nature Discovery Park

      Type:Nature Reserve

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

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      * We are in the process of making some major long-term improvements to our much loved Langdon site, including a new, more sustainable Discovery Centre with enhanced facilities, generously supported by postcode-specific funding by Veolia Pitsea Marshes Maintenance Trust. As a result, there will be no central carpark or amenities until spring 2021.

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