Daws Hall Trust is a registered charity based on a 25-acre Nature Reserve on the Essex-Suffolk border, dedicated to environmental education. From Early Years and Foundation Stages, through all the Key Stages and into Further Education and adult studies.

At Daws Hall we seek to spark a lifelong passion for nature in everyone.


Check out the events page for our 2021 events and workshops. Follow us on social media for regular updates.

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Autumn Colours Open Days - 31 October, 7 November

12pm - 4pm

See the beautiful sanctuary gardens, featuring numerous exotic trees and shrubs, over a hundred species of old fashioned roses, and rare ducks and geese. Later in the year look out for the stunning fiery autumn colours. Also take a stroll through our private nature reserve, a precious and diverse slice of protected wilderness stretching down to the river Stour.

Entry: Adults £7, Children £2 (Under 5s free)

No booking required, sorry we can't allow dogs on site.

On the Trail

In this recent footage recorded the woods, two rabbits chase each other around in the dark. Rabbits have made several complex burrows in the light soil around the site and sometimes even share the tunnels with other mammals such as badgers.

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Up Next: Fungi for First-timers


20 November 2021, 12pm-2pm

An introduction to common fungi, how to identify them and where to find them. For adults or children over 12.

Adult £10/Under15 £5

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