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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are open today

In 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 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.