Langdon Hills, Queens Park, The Wick, Wat Tyler Country Park. Mill Meadows, Nevendon Bushes, Noak Bridge, Norsey Wood, Vange Hill nature reserves.
Wat Tyler Country Park on the South Essex Marshes; features grazing meadows, ancient hedgerows and tidal waterways. Wat Tyler Centre and Green Centre with interactive exhibitions. RSPB visitor centre on site and The Essex Field Club based in the Green Centre.
Crays Hill, Little Burstead, North Benfleet, Ramsden Crays circular walks. Norsey Wood, Wat Tyler Nature Trails.
Organised day and residential visits for school parties and youth groups
Celebrate your child's birthday at one of our country parks with a host of countryside themed activities and a specially decorated party room
Countryside volunteering is a great way to get outdoors, keep healthy and enjoy company while making a rewarding and valued contribution to our country parks and nature reserves.
Basildon Council's Countryside Services department is responsible for the protection, enhancement and management of twelve sites spread across the district and covering around 620 acres.
Links to local and national countryside and nature websites.