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Belfairs Wood, Park and Nature Reserve

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A nice summer stroll

A large woods with a circular walk with a nature reserve to make a walk a bit longer. There i a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Just a gentle stroll

Been here many times with the wife and on my own. I love this place just to unwind turn of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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Eastwood Road North, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 4LR, England
01702 477467
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A large woods with a circular walk with a nature reserve to make a walk a bit longer. There i a golf course that is entwined into the woods so best to check carefully if you cross one of the fairways and keep dogs from...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here many times with the wife and on my own. I love this place just to unwind turn of the phone and stoll slowly enjoying the squirrels and the smells so calming and if you want you can get a cup of tea or...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous place so much to eat and great for all ages Well worth a visit when in Leigh on Sea Even a good time to go in the winter just for a change

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 228superfrank
Reviewed August 6, 2019

It's lovely to walk through these woods and on the positive side it feels safe even if walking alone as not far away are golfers on the course and also the riding stables. However, if walking your dog a negative is if you have a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed July 29, 2019

The whole family, all ages, went to the wonderful area and stayed far longer than planned. There was a wealth of natural history here, with plenty of information available. There were brochures giving details of activities and workshops. Wear good walking shoes, enjoy the pleasure...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Stella-Dot
Reviewed July 4, 2019

This place is only 5 mins walk from home and I have strolled over to the Cafe there on several occasions. I love the place and though it is often a busy area, it offers a tranquil setting and lovely surroundings.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank FairRemarksGuy
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

It's a lovely place to have a walk through the woods there's also a lovely place where all the horses are kept and the children are allowed to stroke them they also cater for disabled children and adults but also the golf course was designed...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Wander792039
Reviewed May 20, 2019

A fantastic place to go for a walk or to cycle. Beautifully quiet, The most noise coming from the scratching of a squirrel climbing a tree.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 490rayt
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

I love this place, it makes me so happy, my dog loves it too. The woodland centre isn't massive but has a lot to offer the whole family.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank hellicar2007
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Mixed woodland. Actively managed with marked trails. Lots of birds and wildlife. Wish it was bigger.

Date of experience: October 2018
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January 4, 2019|
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Response from Hayzjohns | Reviewed this property |
yes but its all very overgrown . The place is a mess . felt totally let down .
August 8, 2018|
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Response from terryh774 | Reviewed this property |
Think you turned into the wrong car park. The car park entrance is on a bend and this single track road leads into a larger parking area and then a path takes you to the visitor centre with cafe, toilets and shop.
Fabio P
March 21, 2017|
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Response from catherinewelch | Reviewed this property |
It is open all year round - the woods and reserve that is. The visitors centre is run by Essex Wildlife so usual opening hours but check their website for specicific times.