Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir (Essex Wildlife Trust)

 

Reserve Name     Abberton Reservoir

Managing Authority     Essex Wildlife Trust

Address
Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Church Rd
Layer-de-la-Haye
Colchester
CO2 0EU

Phone Number     01206 738172
Email     abberton@essexwt.org.uk
Website     Visit Website
Google Map Link     See Location on Google Map

Access (Transport)

Parking & Toilet Provision

Opening Hours

Admission Charges

Description of Habitat & Facilities

The reservoir is now undergoing a major redevelopment in that the water capacity is being increased by as much as 30%. The Essex Wildlife Centre is still open at the moment but will eventually be relocated at a higher level together with the removal of the hides. So, amidst the work going on there is still opportinities for bird watching from the two causeways straddling the reservoir, as well as a one hide available.

Description of Trails

Trail Surfaces

Number of Hides

Description of Hides [By name or number]

Target Species

Nearby Sites

Contributor     Brian Anderson

Contributors Email     banderson1550539@aol.com

Date Last Updated     23/9/2010

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