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Canvey Wick Bug Reserve

Canvey Wick

Steven Falk

Canvey Wick is now officially open - come and visit!

Canvey Wick is home to many amazing species of plants and animals especially bugs.

Let us know what you find when you visit, send us your pictures on Facebook and twitter.

Canvey Wick Access

Car park and access track located on Northwick Road, Canvey Island SS8 0PT (next to the cemetery)  

Sweet peas at Canvey Wick © James Bailey

Sweet peas at Canvey Wick © James Bailey

The nature trails are open every day from dawn until dusk. Follow the finger posts to the Bee and Orchid trails.  

The car park is open every day from 9am - 5pm, or dusk if earlier.

Public transport take C2C service London Fenchurch Street to Shoeburyness alighting at Benfleet, take No. 21 bus 6 stops to Morrisons and complete the visit on foot.

The reserve is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


Countryside code

During your visit to Canvey Wick, please observe the Countryside Code;

Canvey welcome sign © James Bailey

Canvey welcome sign © James Bailey

– Stick to the paths

– Please take your litter home

– Do not pick the flowers

– Leave things as you find them

– Motor vehicles are not permitted

– No overnight camping, BBQ’s or open fires

– Please keep dogs on leads and come prepared to take your dog waste home


Canvey Wick is owned by The Land Trust, and managed by the RSPB and Buglife.