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Cudmore Grove Country Park

Cudmore Grove Country Park

Details

At the eastern end of Mersea Island, at Cudmore Grove you’ll find a sandy beach, impressive views, grassland, meadows for relaxation and walks that will take you past interesting historical sites and an abundance of wildlife.

The park is popular on hot summer days, with its sandy beach and cooling sea breeze. Winter brings wading birds and wildfowl, including flocks of brent geese.

The area is rich in historic features, including WWII pillboxes and gun emplacements, the remains of a 16th century blockhouse fort and a cliff that has produced 300,000-year-old fossils, such as monkey, bear and bison.

Disabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcomeDogs acceptedGuided tours for groups

Opening Details

Open all the time

Daily, 8am to dusk

Prices

Free entry - see http://www.visitparks.co.uk/tickets-charges/ for parking costs

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Contact

Cudmore Grove

01206 383868

Address

East Mersea,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO5 8UE

Location

Directions

See location of Cudmore Grove Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TM 063147  Lat: 51.79289 Long: 0.99013

By Road:
From Colchester take the B1025 to Mersea Island. Head for East Mersea.

Facilities

  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups