Great Holland Pits

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Great Holland Pits
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Type Nature reserve
Location Great Holland, Essex
OS grid TM 204 190
Area 16.2 hectares
Managed by Essex Wildlife Trust

Great Holland Pits is a 16.2 hectare nature reserve east of Great Holland in Essex. It is managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust.[1]

This area of former gravel pits has grassland, ancient woodland, ponds and wet depressions. There are water birds such as kingfishers, coots and little grebes, and flowering plants include moschatels and carline thistles.[1]

There is access by a footpath from Little Clacton Road.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Great Holland Pits". Essex Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 51°49′34″N 1°11′49″E / 51.826°N 1.197°E / 51.826; 1.197

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