West Canvey Marsh is a network of wet grassland, reed beds and scrapes with approx two miles of nature trails with 3 viewing points.
Past rarities include
This 0.8 km (0.5 mile) trail includes the roadside hide to overlook the lagoon and circles the grassland/hedgerow. The path on two sides is wide and hard surfaced.
This 3.2 km (2 miles) trail takes in grazing marsh, lagoons, grassland and the sea wall beside the creek with 2 hides and various viewing points along the way. With the exception of the seawall all paths are wide and hard surfaced
Note that there are kissing gates along this route, wheelchair users may use a RADAR key for access.
Canvey Road, Canvey Island, SS80QR
TQ 774 842
Open daily except Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years day.
Nearest train station: Benfleet (1.9 km/1.2 miles)
Nearest bus stop: Canvey Village, Bus No.21 from Benfleet train station, bus No. 26 from Southend, bus No. 15 from Basildon.
Tel: 01268 498620