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“Peaceful & beautiful park”
Review of Castle Park

Castle Park
Ranked #5 of 58 things to do in Colchester
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 eras.Castle 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. Its horticulture is award-winning and the park has long been a superb venue for the town's big events.The park itself is designated Grade II on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England.
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Love taking walks in this lovely park in the oldest town recorded in England. It's vast grounds offer a variety of terrain with a nice water way running through it.
Will return to this park when I next visit Colchester.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank BennyTWWong
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Really well kept place it always a delight to walk through and pretty much unavoidable. Nevertheless it gets full marks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David Patrick W
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Was sent photos of poppies in Castle Park..by a friend in Tenerife..normally only visit in summer when they have special events..but had to come and see this fantastic tribute..well worth the visit..they do a fantastic job

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bigbarryEssex
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Well worth a visit, free to go, lots of room for kids to run around and gardens superbly maintained. At the moment a lovely memorial for 100th anniversary for WW1 - a must to see if you are in the area, in the heart of the shopping district so no need for extra transport to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 943philt
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Visited today and well worth the visit if your in the area, the grounds are well huge and nicely kept and inside tells you everything, would definitely recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brian D
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