Langdon Nature Reserve

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Langdon Nature Reserve
Ruined Hawthorn in Dunton Plotlands - - 1375134.jpg
TypeNature reserve
LocationBasildon, Essex
OS gridTQ 660 875
Area210 hectares
Managed byEssex Wildlife Trust

Langdon Nature Reserve is a 210 hectare nature reserve west of Basildon in Essex. It is managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust.[1]

This site has a wildlife garden, woodland, meadows and lakes. Over 350 species of flowering plants have been recorded, and 30 butterflies including white admirals, green hairstreaks, marbled whites and grizzled skippers.[1]

The site visitor centre is on Lower Dunton Road.[1]

The site covers the area of Dunton Plotlands, inhabited from the 1930s to the 1980s by smallholders and weekend residents. The remains of small buildings are still present.


  1. ^ a b c "Langdon Nature Reserve". Essex Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 3 November 2016.

Coordinates: 51°33′43″N 0°23′38″E / 51.562°N 0.394°E / 51.562; 0.394