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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkIn January we are only open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
Autumn recording Record Grey Squirrel Record Fly Agaric
Record Ivy Bee
Record Wild Teasel
Record Sloe, Blackthorn
Record Garden Spider Record Nigma walckenaeri spider

Interesting Places

Here are some random sample locations of interest in Essex. Also take a look at sites shown on our sites map, geology site map and brownfield site map, with the site account and locate site facility.

locate Norsey Wood
An ancient woodland near Billericay.

locate East Tilbury Silt Lagoons
Silt lagoons dating from the late 1970s/early 1980s (still too wet to walk on in 1985), now mostly dry sandy and gravelly grassland with areas of lichen heath and a certain amount of scrub invasion, adjacent to saltmarsh by River Thames.

locate Site off Arisdale Avenue, South Ockendon
The site contains flower rich brownfield, some sandy exposures and banks, Horse grazed grassland, wet woodland, Phragmites reedbed and open water.

locate Layer De La Haye garden
Back garden within the Essex and Suffolk waterworks in Layer De La Haye.

locate Walton Naze undercliffs
Undercliffs with remarkable and important geology and wildlife.

locate Fobbing Marshes
Largest remaining area of grazing marsh on the Essex side if the Thames, with a range of high quality grassland and wetland habitats.

locate Hylands Park
Hylands House is a stunning Grade II* listed property, spectacularly restored to its former glory situated in 574 acres of historic landscaped parkland. It has been shown to have an important flora and fauna, including many saproxylic (dead wood) species (see Essex Parks, an Essex Field Club publication).

locate Jermaines Wood
Jermaines Wood is a small, sloping woodland situated between Tylers Common and the M25 motorway. Owned by Essex County Council, but within the Havering boundary, it is fundamentally an ancient, once-coppiced wet woodland, with streams running along two edges.