Abberton Reservoir, Colchester. Hand Picked Nature Reserves in Essex, England
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Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Nature Reserve,
Church Road,
Layer-de-la-Haye
Colchester
Essex
CO2 0EU
Tel: 01206 738172
Abberton Reservoir online: information and bookings

A wetland of international importance, home to Common Terns and vast flocks of wild geese, swans, wild ducks and wading birds. Nature trails, bird hides, observation room. Gift and book shop. Regular special events. Maximum group size of 60. Coach parking. Vending machines and fresh sandwiches. Toilets, bird hides and boardwalk available for people with disabilities.

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