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Castle Park and Gardens

Castle Park and Gardens

Castle Park and Gardens
  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Green Flag Award

Park, free entry



Park Rangers

01206 282962


High Street,

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 27 Nov - Sun 3 Jan Colchester Winter Wonderland
Sun 6 Dec Santa Fun Run
Wed 9 Dec Castle Open Evening
Sun 13 Dec Reindeer Dash


Colchester's Castle Park provides a perfect setting for a huge range of events including shows, festivals and concerts. Its central location, and 24 acre award-winning landscape, make it the ideal venue for public events.

Electric and water supplies are available at many points around the park, and there are 3 public toilet blocks on site.

Castle Park is a fully licensed premises and can also provide a dedicated car park area on the adjacent King's Meadow.
Please contact the team on for further information.

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.


Free entry


See location of Castle Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 998251  Lat: 51.88863 Long: 0.90201

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


  • 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
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