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Belfairs Wood, Park and Nature Reserve

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#2 of 21 things to do in Leigh-on Sea Features Animals
Eastwood Road North, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 4LR, England
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Great in summer or winter

I've lived locally to these woods all my life and it is the perfect place to walk dogs and have... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Lily H
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loving nature

I love the huge map on the wall showing all the walk routes. Great base for walks. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
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Eastwood Road North, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 4LR, England
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I've lived locally to these woods all my life and it is the perfect place to walk dogs and have daily days out with guided pathways and scenic views. The new community centre is a great addition and features two separate playgrounds to suit younger...More

Thank Lily H
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I love the huge map on the wall showing all the walk routes. Great base for walks. Lots of activities and nature walks advertised there including annual 5mile run.Lovely gift shop. Lovely place for meeting people and sitting in the summer sun.

Thank Bosco D
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Took our two grandchildren aged 2 and a half and 6 months for a stroll, firstly to the stables to see the various ponies being groomed then through the leaves in our wellies to the fairly recently opened wildlife trust centre. We sat outside in...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The woods and visitor centre are ideal at any time of year but especially at the present time, as they are holding various events for the school half term holiday.

Thank Alan2108
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable family trip, the centre was interesting and the little one had a few activities to try out.

Thank KamilP715
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Very local to us always good for a dog walk to complete a lap of the woods. Very good ant time of year always different depending on the seasons. There is also a wildlife trust centre if you need a cuppa.

Thank Topaz235
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Living nearby we visit here a lot. We take different roots all the time, looking for woodland animals, habitats etc... Feeding the squirrels is always fun because the squirrels come right to you to be fed. There is a fantastic play area in the middle...More

Thank emilyjaneking
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Excellent for walking and exploring. Plenty of squirrels and wild birds plus the opportunity to see horses and riders up close. Superb adventure playground for climbing and great Visitor Centre with cafe and toilets. Visitors need to be mindful of the public golf course that...More

Thank RandRWestcliffonSea
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Lovely setting. Outside tables always being cleared. Great meeting place for dog walkers and mums with children. So clean inside and outside. Cannot fault. Good activities for everyone.

Thank Jean N Peter V
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We walk our dog through theses woods most mornings, sometimes on the paths recently renovated, sometimes following man made trails, and sometimes on the golf course itself before the golfers start playing. All great fun for our dog chasing squirrels etc and good exercise for...More

Thank losjamones2016
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Fabio P
Any one know is that is open in the end of March?
21 March 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.
Are there any pine trees I'm after the cones lol
3 October 2016|
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Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any last time there but its so big I possibly missed them Try Jubilee park at Rochford or Gusted Hall woods
Does the car park have a height restriction please?
28 August 2016|
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Response from Norman C | Reviewed this property |
Hi not that I noticed I am 90% sure it does not but there are a few places on the road out side . I hope this is of help to you . Norman