Plan your visit
Reserve: open daily, 8am-8pm (or dusk if earlier).
Hides: open daily.
- Free entrance to RSPB members
How to get here
The nearest station is Rochford, 6.6 miles (10.5 km) away from the reserve.
Loftman's Corner, Canewdon, about 2.5 km from reserve entrance - Stephensons Bus Route 60 runs from Southend on Sea. From Loftman's Corner head east away from Canewdon onto Creeksea Ferry Road. Continue along this road onto Island and to reserve entrance.
From Rochford, Essex, take the Ashingdon road until you see the brown tourism signs at Bray's Lane and follow these to RSPB Wallasea Island.
Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.
Group booking information
Group bookings are accepted. Guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more.