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Hilly Fields, Colchester

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Type  Local Nature Reserve
OS grid  TL 987 255
Location  Colchester, Essex
Area  38 ha
Hilly Fields, Colchester
Managed by  Colchester Borough Council
Address  Cymbeline Way, Colchester CO3 3QJ, UK
Hours  Closed today SaturdayClosedSundayClosedMonday12AM–11:59PMTuesday12AM–11:59PMWednesday12AM–11:59PMThursday12AM–11:59PMFriday12AM–11:59PM
Similar  Castle Park, The Lion, Vallies Lounge, The Sixth Form College, Three Wise Monkeys

Sledging on the hilly fields colchester


Hilly Fields is a 37.5 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Colchester in Essex. It is owned and managed by Colchester Borough Council. It is also a Scheduled Monument as it is in a late Iron Age site and Roman Camulodunum.

The site has diverse habitats of grassland, woods, hedges, scrub, ponds and marsh. The grassland is grazed by rabbits, and invertebrates include minotaur beetles and bee wolf wasps. The woodland is mainly oak, ash and hawthorn, and the pond banks have reedmace and reed sweet-grass.

There is access from Sussex Road.

References

Hilly Fields, Colchester Wikipedia


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