Danbury Ridge Nature Reserves are a wonderful mosaic of woodland, common, heathland, streams and bogs
Visitor Centres and Nature Reserves
Essex Wildlife Trust's first nature reserve and visitor centre, set in a spectacular position overlooking the Colne Estuary, even on the dullest of days the views are fantastic. It offers the…
A reserve that heralds a large amount of history and is a fantastic place to witness the wonder of bird migration
Providing panoramic views over the 870 acre reservoir. The visitor centre is set in mature woodland and has proved a popular bat roost, with a beautiful carpet of Bluebells in the spring.
Take a walk around one of the best coastal grazing marshes in Essex, with its amazing display of wintering wildfowl and rare saltmarsh plants
Just around the corner from The Naze Centre you'll find John Weston Nature Reserve, an important site for passing birds in the spring and autumn
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.
Walk along the seawall around these two remote and wild nature reserves, where wildfowl and waders roost in their thousands over winter and attractive salt marsh plants line the reserve during…
Sloping down to a tributary of the River Ter, this varied landscape is a great place to see Kingfishers and Dragonflies
Visit the largest remaining species-rich water meadow in Essex with its famous display of wildflowers and wonderful mosaic of habitats