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Arger Fen and Tiger Hill is a 4.2 mile loop trail located near Colchester, Essex, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and bird watching.

Length 4.2 mi Elevation gain 413 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Walking Bird watching Lake Partially paved Wildlife
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This circular walk located north of Colchester, in south Suffolk. It encompasses a rich variety of different landscapes and habitats, including some that are quite unusual for East Anglia. There is even a little valley that feels as if it has been misplaced from the hills of the West. Much of it traverses either nature reserves or land set aside for nature conservation, where work is ongoing to improve its wildlife value. Look out for the delightful and isolated Assington Mill, with a revolving water wheel. Some sections of the route are likely to be muddy or boggy in all but the driest conditions. Cattle will be encountered at one point. This is a beef suckler herd with a bull, but they are Charolais, so are both pretty and usually placid. Having said that, the combination of cattle and nature habitats means that this is a walk for dogs happy to be under close control. You will need to negotiate several kissing gates and the section with cattle involves six stiles. Around a kilometre of the route is on quiet, tarmac, country lanes. Allow 2 hours.

The walk starts at the main car park for Arger Fen and Spouse's Vale nature reserve, managed by Suffolk Wildlife Trust, at postcode CO8 5BN. The nearest bus services are to Bures, which is 1.6 miles away. These are the Chambers bus routes 753 and 754 between Colchester and Bury St Edmunds.

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Fox Seeker
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James Barber
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sam phoenix
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Some lovely bits such as the Mill. A couple of confusing points but overall a nice walk.

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Marcus Noakes
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Fabulous walk with so much variety

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Josie D.
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Thomas Detnon
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Gus Gallagher
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Lee Scott
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Cristina Buda
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Sayan Banerjee
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Don E
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