Facilities at Wallasea Island Wild Coast project

Full facilities information

Visitor centre

No visitor centre.

Car park

8am to dusk, or 8pm.

  • 24 spaces
  • No lighting
  • No height restrictions.
Toilets

The nearest facilities can be found in Back Lane car park, Rochford, 7 miles away.

Accessible toilets

The nearest RADAR accessible facilities can be found in Back Lane car park, Rochford, 7 miles away.

Refreshments

Nearest refreshments, including hot food, The Marina Bar at Essex Marina and Canewdon village, 3.5 miles (5.5 km) away, which has local shops and a pub.

Shop

No shop facilities on-site.

Picnic area

There are benches along all trails.

Guided walks
Viewing point
  • Viewing mounds on Jubilee Marsh Trail offer views over the new marsh.
  • A viewing mound on the Marsh Flats Trail offers views over Acresfleet and Grass Farm Lagoons.
  • Two shelters exist at the end of Jubilee Marsh Trail and Allfleets Marsh Trail.
Nature trails
  • Allfleets Marsh Trail (public footpath) runs from car park for 3 km along full length of northern seawall.
  • Jubilee Marsh trail (permissive path) runs south for 2.4 km to the River Roach from the Allfleets Marsh trail.
  • Marsh Flats Trail (permissive path) is a circular 4.4km loop which runs by Acresfleet and Grass Farm Lagoons and around the grazing marsh. A shorter 1.5km loop can be taken.