Butterfly & Insect Wander

Canvey Wick

9th July 2016 : 9 - 11 am

A delightful stroll around this wonderful partnership reserve.

Enjoy a walk around Canvey Wick, a Land Trust, RSPB and BugLife partnership reserve dedicated to giving the most interesting insects a home.

An SSSI for invertebrates, you have the chance to spot some magnificent butterflies on a walk around this reserve, along with some species unique to the site.

You will be guided by our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers, getting a good bit of exercise as you go. Booking is essential, please email mailto:southessex@rspb.org.uk or call 01268 498620 to secure your place.

Dogs on leads welcome.


RSPB Members £3, Non-Members £4

Study footwear, dress suitably for the weather. A sun hat and sun cream is advisable. Bring bottled water / drink.

No facilities are available at this site, however Morrison's is less than a minute's drive away with a café and toilets.

Canvey Wick Car Park, Northwick Road, Canvey Island, Essex

Pathways are relatively flat with small substrata; however wheelchair use may be difficult. A RADAR key is required to open the kissing gates if you are a wheelchair user.

Canvey Wick has it's own car park located on Northwick Road, Canvey Island. It is about 100 yards up the round on the left hand side.

Event Contact

For more information or if you have a query about this event please call 01268 498620 or email Rachael Brown

Events key:

  • Dog friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Parking available
  • Taking place outdoors
  • Tickets required
  • Educational & creative
  • Events for grown-ups
  • Child friendly
  • Healthy & active
  • A Community event
  • A Volunteering event
  • Event facilities
  • Entrance fee or Event cost
  • Meeting place