Woodham Fen

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Woodham Fen
Woodham Fen - geograph.org.uk - 130012.jpg
Type Nature reserve
Location South Woodham Ferrers, Essex
OS grid TQ 798 975
Area 8.1 hectares
Managed by Essex Wildlife Trust

Woodham Fen is an 8.1 hectare nature reserve in South Woodham Ferrers in Essex. It is managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust.[1] It is part of the Crouch and Roach Estuaries Site of Special Scientific Interest.[2][3]

The site lies between two tidal creeks which run into the River Crouch. It has saltmarsh and rough grassland with an unusual transition zone between them. Birds include reed buntings, yellow wagtails and meadow pipits, and there are common lizards and slowworms.[1]

There is access at the Shaw Farm roundabout, at the junction of Burnham Road and Ferrers Road.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Woodham Fen". Essex Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Crouch and Roach estuaries citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 12 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Map of The Cliff, Burnham-on-Crouch". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 4 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 51°38′49″N 0°35′49″E / 51.647°N 0.597°E / 51.647; 0.597

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