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A former grazing meadow beside the River Colne in Colchester. It has several typical wetland plants that are now very scarce, including cuckoo flower, and supports many grassland butterflies and other insects in summer.
At the rear of Colchester Leisure world on Cowdray Avenue (A133) or via riverside footpaths. Parking at Leisure World.
Regular bus services along Cowdray Avenue.
Dawn to dusk