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How to get here

By bicycle (Sustrans cycle route)

By train

Kelvedon followed by bus to Tollesbury or cycle.

By bus

Tollesbury, then walk north along sea-wall for approximately two miles.

By road

From the A12 take the B1023, via Tiptree to Tolleshunt D'Arcy. Turn left at village maypole then right into Chapel Road (back road to Tollesbury). After approx 1 mile (1.6 km), turn left into Old Hall Lane, PLEASE NOTE this is a single track byway with limited passing places which is in regular use by large farm vehicles. Please therefore do not park in the lane. This leads to Old Hall Farm, then go around the garden in front of farmhouse, over speed ramps and through the iron gates to cattle grid, follow signs straight ahead to car park.

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If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.

Other ways to get to the reserve

Nearest railway stations are Colchester and Kelvedon. Bus service to Tollesbury. The reserve can be accessed from the villages of Salcott and Tollesbury on foot via the public footpath network.

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Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 51.774610,0.838851
  • Grid reference: TL959122
  • Nearest town: Tiptree, Essex
  • County: Essex
  • Country: England

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