Romford Road, South Ockendon, Essex
With over 300 acres in South Essex, Belhus Woods combines ancient woodland, working woods, flower meadows, open grassland, and fishing and conservation lakes. It’s a great place to walk your dog, picnic by the lake, feed the ducks, go fishing or spot wildlife.
Broadwater, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Canal Fields is a glorious space in the heart of Berkhamsted which is simply a joy to visit. The park runs alongside the Grand Union Canal and includes something for everyone. A fabulous Millennium Garden sits next to a children’s play area and there’s plenty of ways to get active.
Cassiobury Park Avenue, Watford, Hertfordshire
It's a park that means a lot to me. It's a park that I grew up with having lived near there for so many years.
Viaduct Road, Chelmsford, Essex
Beautiful walk along the river into the centre of town with great daffodils in the spring and excellent, unmown nature areas. The parks team do a great job and you just don't feel like you are in the centre of the city
Park Crescent, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Our park, wonderful in my parents day with bandstand, wonderful in my day with kids pool, flowerbeds and aviary. Excellent for my grandchildren and us oldies now, updated pool, sand area, improved play equipment, lovely tea room and the birds are still there! Multicultural beautiful place.
Bolton Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk
It's got something for everyone. A place for children, for teenagers, for families and friends, for nature lovers, for fitness seekers, for local history and art enthusiasts and anyone who needs a space to relax.
High Street, Colchester, Essex
Colchester Castle Park is a unique park in that it contains the remains of a Roman temple, a Norman Castle whilst also being a hub of events in Colchester. It is the host of summer cinema, food and drink festivals and concerts.
Bromans Lane, Colchester, Essex
It's the perfect opportunity to play, laugh and let imaginations run wild. Coastal theme play area, sandy beach, impressive views, rolling grasslands and meadows buzzing with wildlife. With over 102 acres, there is space to explore, relax and enjoy. Rich in historic features, including WWII pillboxes and gun emplacements.
Woodhill Road, Danbury, Essex
Danbury Country Park - originally laid out in the 13th century as part of a private estate - offers ornamental gardens and lakes, woodland and meadows. Surviving historic structures include an ice house where before refrigerators, ice was collected from the lakes in winter and stored for the palace kitchens.
South Park Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk
Eaton Park is one of Norwich’s most beautiful historic parks. There are 80 glorious acres, packed with great things to see and do for all ages. Eaton Park is open all day, every day, 365 days a year. Always busy, a fantastic community hub.
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