Full facilities information
No visitor centre.
- Parking is available at Cattawade Picnic Site off B1070, approx. 100m from Brantham roundabout on A137.
- Alternative car parking in Manningtree town centre, and follow "walk" instructions.
No accessible toilet facilities on-site.
Nearest catering facilities are in Manningtree.
No shop facilities on-site.
Cattawade picnic site, off B1070, approx. 100m from Brantham roundabout on A137.
Very good views with binoculars and telescopes can be had from the public footpath that lies to the south of the River Stour.
There's no public access to the reserve itself but the public footpath on the south side of the river allows excellent views of the reserve.