Facilities at South Essex Wildlife Garden

Full facilities information

Visitor centre
  • The visitor centre is closed Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
  • Family activities available for donation.
  • Bird books available to use and hire for donation.
  • Indoor aquarium, large print panels describing local wildlife and history, bird identification charts and wall map.
  • Visitor leaflets available.
  • Live camera.
Car park
  • 105 spaces
  • 4 Blue Badge spaces
  • Free car parking provided by the Wat Tyler Country Park.
Toilets
  • Toilets can be found in the Wat Tyler Centre, 100m from car park.
  • Open from 10.00am - 4.30pm.
Accessible toilets
  • Accessible toilets can be found in the Wat Tyler Centre, 100m from car park.
  • Open from 10.00am - 4.30pm.
Refreshments
  • Hot food from Wat Tyler Centre cafe, 100m.
  • 1st floor with lift access.
  • Call direct on 01268 465396 to check opening times and for bookings.
Shop

No shop facility on-site, but there is a small shop located in the Wat Tyler Country park visitor centre. 

Picnic area

There is a picnic area with a number of benches to enjoy in the wildlife garden.

Binocular hire

Available in visitor centre.

Nature trails