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Two Tree Island

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From a rubbish dump to a nature reserve!

Leigh Tip was how Two Tree Island was better known in the 70s. I used to drive a tipper lorry back... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Great views

Walked a LONG way and had some great viewing points. At one point could see Hadleigh Castle across... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Simon S
Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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Two Tree Island, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2GB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just 1/2hr on foot from Leigh-on-sea, this small wildlife reserve extends out into the Thames Estuary. A small bridge attaches the island to the mainland and there’s a small car park. Paths lead visitors around the island with some signage about the wildlife, with hides...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit and watch the world go by lucky the grockles haven't found it yet let's hope that it doesn't infested with ice cream and burger vans

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Two tree island is a great place to go for a walk in the freshair next to the sea, see the varioius birds that live there and walk along the coast

Thank Rosy567
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Two Tree Island is an extension of the Essex mainland, reached by car or on foot from Leigh-on-Sea railway station. Initially one passes the local refuse disposal site, but eventually, after a golf driving range and tea room, there is access to various footpaths from...More

Thank Alan2108
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Leigh Tip was how Two Tree Island was better known in the 70s. I used to drive a tipper lorry back then, and I was often running "muckaway to Leigh. The place is now a nature reserve, a place of tranquility away from the bustle...More

Thank killemall
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Walked a LONG way and had some great viewing points. At one point could see Hadleigh Castle across the water, Had to stop walking, but there are a few benches along the way, and then turned around and came back the same way, as couldn't...More

1  Thank Simon S
Reviewed 29 March 2018

we had a lovely quiet walk, got plenty fresh air, clear pathways [stick to because of Adders] plenty of seating and parking, Leigh golf range has a cafe, and seating outside, plenty of dogs and people walking them, but surprisingly very little mess left, which...More

Thank Beverley-ann W
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Our Dogs love this place,wrap up though it can be very windy along the edge by the River,once you getbround a bit though,there is shelter,stick to the gravel path,to save you getting muddy,or if you have wellies,you can explore the island a bit more,,in summer...More

1  Thank Terry S
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Walked our dog here with friends as was visiting from Plymouth. Very surprised to find lots of dog poop left on the footpaths. Considering its a nature reserve we expected poop to be left in the undergrowth etc but did not expect to be stepping...More

Thank Becky F
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Two tree island is set by Leigh station. Had a quick stop here at the cafe at the golf range before an appointment in Leigh. Stopped here as it's impossible to park in Leigh broadway at times. Had a lovely toasted bacon sandwich, tea and...More

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28 December 2017|
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Response from Adam H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware (and I have done some research) there is no tow path anywhere on Two Tree Island, nor is there a canal, although barges can be seen making their way up Benfleet creek (the tidal waterway that passes... More
Stephen B
28 March 2017|
Response from Eminence_gross | Reviewed this property |
Have a guess!!!!