- Bocking Blackwater Local Nature Reserve and Open Space, Braintree
Bocking Blackwater Local Nature Reserve and Open Space,
- About the area
This is a large area of open space, from Bradford Street, that continues along the river up to the A131. It contains wildflower meadows, amenity grassland, scrub areas, wetland habitats, there is also a wooden board walk and play sculpture on site. Along the cycleway next to Vernon Close are two woodland areas, which are only a short walk away from the main river walk. Both the woodlands and the open space contain Veteran trees and have a good range of plant species.