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High Woods Country Park is one of Colchester's beauty spots. The Country Park includes woodland, open spaces (ideal for picnics) a lake and wildflower meadows. Along with marshy areas, hayfields and scrubland, High Woods provides the right habitat...more
Visitors Centre Turner Road, Colchester CO4 5JR, England
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This place was originally earmarked for building on when the Highwoods development was being planned but with a concerted campaign the area of 198 acres of woods and surrounding fields were saved and are now managed as a country park. There is a visitor centre,...More
We love coming to Highwoods Country Park and such a huge space for families, walking solo with with your dog. Cycling too is really good too.
So many different ways to visit the park from many locations including the main visitors centre off Turner Road....More
We loved this park - we even walked there from Colchester. Wonderful place to walk - for both humans and dogs. There is a lake, walks through forest-like areas, and walks through open areas. There are three major paths clearly signposted and many other paths....More
Bearing in mind area, surprised at how pleasant this country park is. Okay, so you're never too far away from housing, but it doesn't spoil things too much. There is a choice of signed walks; you can take either the short or the longer ones....More
Beautiful relaxing walks can be had here ! Plenty of parking and a visitors centre available with picnic tables.This will keep the children amused too with lovely safe play areas and spaces to build dens.A wildlife pond is accessible and various walks/trails to keep you...More
Needed something to do for a few hours and stumbled upon this place. Absolutely gorgeous country park With plenty to do for the kids. Gutted we didn’t have more time to spend here as it’s just lovely. If we ever come back to Colchester I’ll...More
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Yes there is a Visitor Centre located at the turner road entrance. The Visitor Centre can provide tea, coffee, cold drinks, ice cream as well as a selection of confectionary and souvenirs. the Visitor Centre is a cash only... More
Yes there is a Visitor Centre located at the turner road entrance. The Visitor Centre can provide tea, coffee, cold drinks, ice cream as well as a selection of confectionary and souvenirs. the Visitor Centre is a cash only facility, so don't forget to bring some change with you.