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Burnham Country Park


Grid ref: TQ 942 961 (click for o/s map)

Updated 09/02/2021.

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Maldon Council has landscaped and planted up this country park next to the Crouch Estuary at Burnham. It is largely open grassland with a few small copses and a small wetland area with open water, marsh and reedbed.

Skylarks nest in the rough grassland and the wild flowers, shrubs and young trees attract seed-eating birds such as linnets and goldfinches. Gulls and other birds visit from the estuary.

In summer, insect life is good with many butterflies over the grassland and dragonflies and damselflies over the wetland.


Entering Burnham-on-Crouch on the B1021, turn right just past the station on to Foundry Lane or (for disabled parking) about 200m further on to Millfields.

Burnham station (from Liverpool Street via Romford and Wickford) is about 15 minutes' walk via Foundry Lane.

Accessible at all times.

Summer for birds and insects.

Easy access trail runs north-south.

Call Maldon Council's parks team on 01621 875823.

© Glyn Baker