Blue House Farm is a 660 acre farm on the north bank of the river Crouch that is owned and managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust. The farm is notified as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is internationally important for wildlife, particularly overwintering birds but also for coastal plants and insects.
Great Crested Grebe
Little Ringed Plover
Route 1 - 4km (can get wet in winter)
A circular route begins in the visitor's car park in Blue House Farm Chase. It follows a permissive footpath around the farm going to all 3 bird hides before joining the public footpath on the seawall. You can then follow the public footpath along the seawall to return to the car park.
Route 2 - 7.5km or 14km
For a longer walk follow the seawall footpath to Althorne (7.5 km), or Burnham on Crouch (14km) and then take the train back to North Fambridge Station.
Please keep to the footpaths