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Castle Park

Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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This was an absolute delight, there was also lots of information boards dotted around that were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Year-round delight for all ages

The gardens here are wonderful, beautifully planned and magnificently kept. The children's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Colchester's distinctive heritage is nowhere more apparent than in Castle Park. A site of national importance, this Victorian Park contains evidence of 2000 years of history and is a landscape moulded by the people of Colchester over many...more
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High Street, Colchester CO1 1UG, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an absolute delight, there was also lots of information boards dotted around that were really informative, it’s a great family day out

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Louisemargaretkirwan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens here are wonderful, beautifully planned and magnificently kept. The children's playpark is fabulous, full of unusual features. Throughout the year there are events and concerts, as well as the weekly park run. The park is a tremendous asset for the town.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attractive gardens to walk round. Squirrels climb up your legs! A nice little extra is the garden behind the museum in the grounds. Lovely to sit and read in.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank pauline l
Reviewed 1 week ago

This large park, close to the centre of the town, is an absolute gem. The flower beds are beautiful and help to create a marvellous tranquil retreat. The citizens of Colchester should be proud to have such a beautiful place in which to relax.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to have a stroll around with the children, there is a nice play area, also a café for something to eat and also the castle for a bit of history, a great place to take the kids.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank stelllaviv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stroll around. Sit and have a picnic. Chat with friends. Watch the world go by. With the view of the castle.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank boots27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love going here with my children. Even had my first kiss with my ex husband here lol. Family friendly

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mandalittle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cadtle parm is a great place to go while in colchester. There is a play area for younger, and older children. It also has a swing fow children with disabilities, so is enclusive to all children. It is an amazing place. There is an ice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elephant469
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful park in the Colchester town centre. It is really well maintained and the flowers are absolutely beautiful . There are lots of events that are hosted here mainly in summar season. Wheelchair accessible. Has small cafe in the park, and kids...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NiloferShafi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely park to walk around. Terrible access from here to Highwoods Park, which is a pity, as we wanted an extended walk, but the Castle Park itself is very beautiful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Guy M
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Shannon P
March 25, 2019|
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Response from V4418WZjasont | Reviewed this property |
Yes, so long as there on a lead.
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Colchester B | Property representative |
Thankyou for your question, im afraid BBQ's are not allowed in Castle Park
July 28, 2016|
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Response from Judith M | Reviewed this property |
It depends on which direction you approach from, but if your route is up East Hill (from the Harwich, Ipswich or Clacton direction, head up towards the bottom of the High Street (with Hollytrees Museum and then the War... More