Themed nature trails

Themed Nature trails

Photo: Carol Durrell / River Photography

Essex Wildlife Trust has four themed nature trails. Bramley Hedge at Abberton Reservoir, Wind in the Willows at Hanningfield Reservoir Peter Rabbit at Langdon and The Gruffalo at Thorndon.

Brambly Hedge Abberton

Photo: Carol Durrell / River Photography

Abberton

Bramley Hedge

Meet seven of the characters from the classic stories out on our nature reserve. 

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Toad - Wind in the Willows

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Hanningfield

The Wind in the Willows

The trail consists of wooden sculptures of the most popular characters from the classic book.

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Gruffalo Nature Trail

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Thorndon

The Gruffalo

Discover the magic of the deep dark wood with this self-led trail searching for the amazing hand crafted carvings of the Gruffalo characters.

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Peter Rabbit Woodland Trail
Langdon

Peter Rabbit

Langdon is lucky to have a wooden sculpture trail featuring Peter Rabbit and his friends. 

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