Fingringhoe Wick North View


During the school Sumemr Holidays Fingringhoe Wick offer a different wildlife and nature trail every week for children to enjoy.

Trail are available from Monday 25th July 2022 to Friday 2nd September 2022 between 10am until 4pm. Suggested donation is £2 per child or if they would like to complete all 6 trails and get a Fingringhoe Trail Passport it is £10 per child!

The trail themes are:

25 July - 31 July - Nature Scavenger Hunt
1 Aug - 7 Aug - Fingringhoe's Favourite Mammals Trail
8 Aug - 14 Aug - All About Trees
15 Aug - 21 Aug - Fingringhoe Trail Crossword
22 Aug - 28 Aug - Nature Walk
29 Aug - 2 Sep - All About Poo!

Fingringhoe Wick is a 200 acre nature reserve is situated on the banks of the River Colne with magnificent views over the Colne Estuary and saltmarsh. There is a great range of habitats from heathland, woodland, scrub to ponds and lakes with 9 hides to relax and watch the wildlife from.
The visitor centre includes a well-stocked gift shop and tearoom offering light lunches, snacks and hot and cold drinks.

Easy access toilet & baby changing facilities.

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  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Mobility Scooter Hire
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted



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      Signposted off B1025 Colchester to Mersea Island road.

      Fingringhoe Wick Summer Holiday Trails

      Type:Children's Activity Event

      Fingringhoe Wick Nature Discovery Centre, South Green Road, Fingringhoe, Fingringhoe, Essex, CO5 7DN

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