Thameside Nature Discovery Park

Thameside Nature Discovery Park

Thameside Nature Discovery Park is run by the Essex Wildlife Trust and is located near Stanford-le-hope in Essex. There is a visitor centre which enjoys views over the Mucking Flats and the Thames Estuary.

The reserve covers 845 acres and it provides good bird and ship watching. There are footpaths and cycleways across 120 acres of the park and there are bird hides dotted around the site. There is an outdoor natural play area and a picnic area for families to enjoy. The views are stunning from the accessible rooftop viewing deck and you can enjoy 360-degree views.

Further Information Thameside Nature Discovery Park

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Large nature reserve with views of passing ships on the Thames and wild birds plus a natural play area. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

The reserve is free to visit.

Is there parking?

There is parking.

When are they open?

The reserve is open almost all year round. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs on leads are welcome in most areas.

Are they accessible?

Information on accessibility

All Ages
Free, Great Outdoors, Outdoor Fun
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