A sailing boat on the water near RSPB Wallasea Island. Easily accessible from the Crouch Valley Line. East UK
RSPB Wallasea Island accessible along the Crouch Valley Line. East UK
Crouch Valley Line
Wickford - Southminster
0:40
Hours from
LONDON
3:15
Hours from
Manchester

Plan your trip

Take the high speed Greater Anglia train from London Liverpool Street to Wickford. Trains leave regularly throughout the day (look up times) and the journey takes approximately 42 minutes.

 

Attractions along the Crouch Line include:

Marsh Farm

Families will love this animal adventure park with indoor and outdoor play areas. Pop into the on-site restaurant to re-fuel.

Journey time – 25 minute walk from South Woodham Ferrers station.

 

Tropical Wings Zoo

Discover this tropical oasis with daily zoo keeper talks and animal feeds.

Journey time - 20 minute walk from South Woodham Ferrers station

 

Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

Over 80 dealers displaying antiques, collectables, crafts, garden ornaments and more situated in historic buildings along the River Crouch.

Journey time – 4 minute walk from Battlesbridge Station

 

Blue house Farm Nature Reserve

Explore this 600 acre farm on the bank of the River Crouch, perfect for wildlife watching. Be on the lookout for water vole, wild fowl, wading birds, lapwing, redshank, avocet and brent geese.

Journey time – 15 minute walk from North Fambridge station

 

Wallasea Island

Travel by train then jump on the ferry to enjoy this peaceful nature reserve with lots of wildlife to see including seals, oystercatcher, redshank, skylark and wheatear.

Journey time – 15 minute walk from Burnham-on-Crouch station to ferry pick-up. Ferry ride over to Wallasea Island is approximately 15 minutes. Further details at www.burnhamferry.co.uk

More lines to explore nearby



Nearby heritage railways

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