Nearby Attractions

What else can you do near Hanningfield to make lasting memories?

After a fun visit exploring the woodland walks, enjoying the reservoir views and treating yourself to some cake in the cafe, there are lots of other fun local places to visit not far from Hanningfield Waterside Park. Below is a small selection of nearby places you can visit or stay for the night.

Essex Wildlife Trust, Hanningfield Reservoir

Location: Billericay 1.5 Miles Away

Hawkswood Road, Downham, Billericay, Essex, CM11 1WT

The visitor centre is set in mature woodland is an ideal place to view the wildlife within the nature reserve and to receive the latest sightings news. The nature reserve offers some beautiful walks through the woodland, taking in bird hides, ponds and views across the reservoir. The site is run in partnership with Essex & Suffolk Water and you can walk through the reserve to the Fishing Lodge and the Cafe on the Water at Hannigfield Waterside Park. The reservoir itself is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) due to the important numbers of wildfowl that use the reservoir in the autumn and winter.

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Greenwoods Hotel & Spa

Location: Stock 5.2 Miles Away

Stock Road, Stock, Essex, CM4 9BE

Escape the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy a visit to Greenwoods Hotel & Spa. Set in beautiful English countryside, the hotel is a Grade II Listed 17th Century manor house which has been lovingly restored and developed to provide the perfect venue for any occasion. Dine in exquisite surroundings in our AA rosette awarded restaurant, pamper yourself at the spa or simply put your feet up and enjoy a well deserved rest.

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Hanningfield Sailability Project

Location: Chelmsford 0.0 Miles Away

Fishing lodge, Giffords Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8HX

This group set up to make it easier for disabled sailors to sail boats that have the stability and ease of control. The tidal nature of local Essex rivers and estuaries make handling and launching sailing dinghies difficult for disabled sailors so the Hanningfield Sailability Project has been created to overcome this hurdle and is based at Hanningfield Reservoir.

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