John Weston Reserve

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John Weston Reserve: This 9 acre reserve lies within the Naze public open space. It consists of blackthorn and bramble thickets, rough grassland and four ponds or Its nesting birds include common and lesser Whitethroat, joined recently by Cetti's warbler. Water rail are seen and heard regularly. It is an important landfall for migrants, including many rarities, and also attracts a variety of winter visitors.

Notable among its flowering plants and grasses are parsley water-dropwort, slender thistle, pepper saxifrage, fenugreek and bush grass.

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Several bus services run to The Naze via Walton station.

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The John Weston reserve forms the north-western part of the public open space and can be reached via a nature trail established by the Trust which runs through it.

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Opening times:

Never closes

Prices:

Free

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Phone: +44 1621 862960.
Email: admin@essexwt.org.uk
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