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Park, free entry

Castle Park and Gardens

Castle Park and Gardens

Castle Park and Gardens

Details

Colchester's Castle Park provides a perfect setting for a huge range of events including shows, festivals and concerts.

The park not only encompasses much of Colchester's rich heritage within its boundaries but is much loved and used as a part of present day life. It boasts over 1 million visitors a year. Providing a green oasis in the town centre, you can sit, walk, enjoy music, play games, or picnic amongst wonderful flowers and trees.

Picnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs accepted

Opening Details

Open all the time

Open dawn to dusk everyday of the year.Park locked in the evenings - check gates for details.
Some parts of the park may be closed off during events.

Prices

Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 25 Jun - Thu 1 Sep Bee Trail
Sun 28 Aug The Colchester Band
Sun 4 Sep Essex Police Band
Sat 10 Sep Puzzles in the Park
Sun 11 Sep Southend Wind Orchestra
Sun 18 Sep Essex Classic Vehicle Show

Contact

Park Rangers

01206 282962

Address

High Street,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO1 1TJ

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TL 998251  Lat: 51.89159 Long: 0.90380

By Road:
Main Entrance at the east end of Colchester High Street.
Parking is available with a charge at any of the towns' car parks. The nearest car parks are Nunn's Road, Priory Street and Osborne Street

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Colchester Town station

Facilities

  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted