High Street, Colchester CO1 1UG Directions
Play Park, Exhibits, Fish Pond, History, Flowers, Boating Lake, Cafe, Picnicking or Playing Games, Trees, Green and Nature, Hollytrees Museum, Gardens, Tree Trail, Crazy Golf, Picnic Spots & Bandstand
Castle Park spans an area of 11 hectares and listed as Grade II in the English Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Importance. The play park's bottom end is a giant castle style climbing frame with many daunting obstacles to tackle. The park provides a perfect setting for a huge range of events, including shows, festivals, and concerts. You can enjoy music, games, or have a picnic among the flowers and trees. The park has award-winning horticulture that includes various gardens within the park. They afford free entry. Dogs are allowed on a lead in the lower Castle Park.
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HIGH WOODS COUNTRY PARK
Turner Road, Colchester CO4 5JR Directions
Fishing, Education, Wildlife, Running and Cycling, Public Toilets, Adventure Play Areas, Guided a D Bat Walks, Volunteer Days, Study Area, Picnic Site & Children Welcome
High Woods Country Park is one of the popular parks in Colchester because of the combination of woods, open spaces, lake, and meadows. It provides a great environment for hiking, running, and playing on and off the lead for "man's best friend." You can have a good brisk walk along the forest paths, some den construction, a well-deserved picnic, and elder people can relax with watching the kids play in one of the adventure playgrounds. Your dogs can dig among all the trees, looking for a chasing rabbit. Fishing spot is available, especially in the beautiful Highwoods Park surroundings. Wheelchairs are accessible.
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CUDMORE GROVE COUNTRY PARK
Bromans Lane, East Mersea, Colchester CO5 8UE Directions
Meadows, Playground, Nature Trails, Beach, Heritage Places, Animals, Flowers, Birds, Walking, Picnic, Toilets, Refreshment Kiosk, Kids Play and Green Space Area, Slides, Swings & Net Games
Cudmore Grove Country Park is a beautiful nature reserve. You can enjoy the hiking, nature, playgrounds, open forest, beach, and cafe in this park. The park has wildflower meadows come alive with insects and butterflies. It offers free parking in seven country parks, 2 or 1 on Sky Ropes, priority reservations for special events and 10 per cent discounts in many cafes, and visitor centres. Explores this amazing country parks and heritage place to make your perfect day out.