Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve | Day Out With The Kids

Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

Fingringhoe, Essex, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

Out on the reserve at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve you will find a picnic area, nature trails and bird hides (some easy access) and view-points with stunning estuary views. There are numerous benches located around the reserve. There is a full diary of events for both children and adults throughout the year which include a weekly toddler group.

The nature reserve is a wildlife haven and visitors can enjoy up to 200 species of birds. Numerous dragonflies, damselflies and butterflies and up to 350 species of flowering plants have been recorded. In the spring you can see orchids, clovers, medicks and treefoils. In the summer the Sea Lavender on the saltmarsh looks spectacular so be sure to take a camera along!


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


South Green Road, Fingringhoe, Essex, CO5 7DN, England


Click here to visit Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve's website
01206 729678

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

1st February - 31st October
Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

1st November - 31st January
Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 16:00
Closed 25th - 26th December


Suggested Donation
Adults: £2.00
Kids: £1.00
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £5.00

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome