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Lexden Springs

4.5ac/2ha  LNR

Grid ref: TL 973 253 (click for o/s map)

Updated 25/08/2014

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This ancient meadowland with a freshwater spring, just north of Lexden, is owned and managed by Colchester Council. Grassland like this is now very scarce and is generally rich in wild flowers. Here you will find a large colony of devilsbit scabious and also harebell and pignut


Via Spring Lane, a turning off Lexden Road (A1124), Colchester.

Bus services run along Lexden Road.

Accessible at all times.

Photo © Tony Gunton