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Cattawade Picnic Site (River Stour Trust)

Cattawade Picnic Site is in the heart of Constable country, on the edge of the Stour estuary. It is locally renowned for its excellent location for bird watching. On a good day you can see redshank, lapwings and oystercatchers breeding on the pastures of Cattawade Marshes.

At the site, there is an opportunity to fish or to canoe, using the purpose built platforms. From the carpark, you can walk along the Stour valley path, which follows the river between Brantham and Newmarket.

In January 2012, the River Stour Trust entered into negotiations with Suffolk County Council with a view to taking on the freehold of the  and to take over responsibility for its upkeep. In May 2012, the Trust’s acquisition of the site was completed and we would welcome voluntary assistance to maintain this vital river access point at the end of the Navigation.

Who to contact

Name
administrator
Telephone
01787 313199
Email
administrator@riverstourtrust.org
Website
http://www.riverstourtrust.org/our-venues/cattawade-picnic-site
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Address
Visitor Education Centre
Dove House Meadow
Great Cornard
Sudbury
Suffolk
Postcode
CO10 0GF

Additional contact

Email
administrator@riverstourtrust.org
Additional Website
http://www.riverstourtrust.org

Where to go

Name
Cattawade Picnic Site
Address
off Bergholt Road
Brantham
Manningtree
Essex
Postcode
CO11 1QW
Area served
Suffolk Coastal, Mid Suffolk
Parking available
Yes
Parking details
Limited free car parking

Other details

Age Groups
Adults, Young people
Last Updated
04/12/2018

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