You can plan your visit at the nature reserve. The car park is open from 8am to 8pm. In the summer months, the toilets are open from to . Take a two hour trip around the waterways to look for seals. Common and Grey can be found along with a Harbour porpoise. Trips can be taken from the marina and town quay. Can I take my dog on a walk? Dogs are not allowed on the rest of the trails as the reserve is important for bird speciesand other wildlife.
Where is Wallasea Island in Essex?
The island is located in Essex, England. It is bordered to the north by the River Crouch, to the south by the River Roach, and to the west by the narrow Paglesham Creek. Canewdon is the civil parish of the Island.
Are there seals in Essex?
Around 36% of the world’s grey seals can be found in Britain and you may see one around the Essex coastline. Common seals, the smaller of the two UK seal species, can be seen in eastern areas. Common seals eat a lot of seafood.
Where is the spoil from Crossrail going?
The bulk of the spoil can be recycled. It would be dispersed over a number of sites, but in Crossrail’s case much of the excavated material is destined for one single place Wallasea Islandon the Essex coast.
Is there a ferry across the River Crouch?
There are many restaurants, bars, gift shops and cafes in and around the town, as well as lovely riverside walks and miles of cycling across the marsh, thanks to the ferry.
Where are the seals in Southend?
Discovery Seal Trips are based at Essex Marina and offer trips to see them in their natural environment. Depending on tides and weather, they run up to three trips per day and can pick up at the town jetty.