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National Rail | station code PFL

Essex Offers & Links

Purfleet Heritage & Military Centre ½ mile

Housed within an old magazine (gunpowder store), the Centre has a wide range of items relating to the history of the magazines and the local area from the 18th century to the present day. A large military collection covers the Army, Navy and Air Force. Tea bar with light refreshments.
Open Thur, Sun & BH 1000-1630, closes 1500 Nov-Mar.

Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve RSPB ¾ mile

A wetland nature reserve near the River Thames which was a military firing range for many years. The marshes have been transformed into an important place for nature, particularly wetland birds. 2½ miles of nature boardwalks. Bird-watching hides. Events programme. Café. Tel. 01708 899840.
Open TWThFSSu 0930-1700 (1630 Nov-Mar).

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