locate Walton Naze undercliffs
Undercliffs with remarkable and important geology and wildlife.
locate Blue House Farm, North Fambridge
Essex Wildlife Trust coastal grazing marsh reserve. Situated along the banks of the River Crouch at North Fambridge. It is bordered by the river to the south, Wild and Ulens Farms to the north (beyond the Wickford-Southminster railway line), Bridgemarsh Island (saltings) to the east and Fambridge village and Fleet Farm to the west.
locate Rowney Woods
Plantation ancient woodland in process of reverting to original oak-hornbeam woodland. Well known as an oxlip wet woodland.
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 Cressing Temple
This Templar site with origins in the 12th century is of international importance and a scheduled ancient monument. It is home to the two finest Templar barns in Europe.The site is made up of a group of remarkable farm buildings, the barns and a Tudor walled garden.
locate Springfields or Orsett Camp Quarry
Old sand pit with excellent acid grassland/heathland regeneration
locate Howlands Marsh
Grazing marsh with ditches, saltmarsh, seasonally wet saline areas and a saline lagoon.
locate Fingringhoe Wick
The Essex Wildlife Trust's flagship reserve, disused gravel workings overlooking the Colne estuary.