Chelmer Valley Nature Reserve


17.6-hectare reserve located along the eastern banks of the River Chelmer. It runs approximately 2.5km from Valley Bridge to Victoria Road and links Chelmsford city centre to large residential areas across the north of the town via foot and bike paths through to Broomfield. Includes the stretch of the river known locally as ‘the Bunny Walks’. The Nature Reserve is managed by Chelmsford City Council with the active support of volunteers.

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Chelmer Valley Nature Reserve
Essex CM1 2PN

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