locate PITSEA MARSH
locate Bradwell-on-Sea Cockle Spit Reserve
An important area of shell shingle spits with an important invertebrate fauna.
locate Mucking Heath, Orsett Golf Course
Golf course with ancient grass heath, acid grassland and remnant heathland.
locate Belton Hills
Important surviving south-facing scarp with landslip characteristics.
locate Shadwell Wood
Shadwell Wood is an ancient Oxlip wood situated on the Chalky Boulder Clay of north-west Essex. It supports a rich assemblage of plants and animals.
locate Walton Naze undercliffs
Undercliffs with remarkable and important geology and wildlife.
locate Copley Plain, Epping Forest
Copley Plain is a sloping, open area of Bracken, Heather and grasses surrounded by ancient Beech wood-pasture
locate Tiptree Heath
Best surviving heathland in Essex, an outlier of the 18th century Heath and a remnant of a much larger vast tract to be found in the 15th century. The heath has suffered from succession to scrub and woodland, but recent efforts have returned more areas to open heath.