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Great play area

Been here loads and returned this weekend to find a fantastic new play area. Well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Excellent dog-walking area

Very scenic and enjoyable walking for the dog-walker or family with access to the beach beit... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Bromans Cottage Mersea Island Bromans Lane | East mersea, Colchester CO5 8UE, England
+44 845 603 7624
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here loads and returned this weekend to find a fantastic new play area. Well worth a visit with the kids and dog

Thank 158rossm
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Very scenic and enjoyable walking for the dog-walker or family with access to the beach beit pebbles, especially in late Spring or Summer. Adders sometimes visible near the carpark area and so some caution required with inquisitive dogs. Parking is a little pricey.

Thank EllenMay2013
Reviewed October 3, 2018

A pay and display car park that is just a field. The whole thing is just a field. Windswept and untidy, Sorry you cannot charge people for this, its a tax on going for a walk. Why not add an oxygen fee as well for...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

I was looking for new places to walk my dog on a Sunday afternoon from clacton. After a single track road with many passing places you arrive at the country park. Large car park but you have to pay for parking, its not cheap especially...More

Thank uktravellero7
Reviewed September 30, 2018

OK, the positives, and there are many. There are toilets for all three genders (male, female and disabled) at the car park and there are three fantastic play areas for kids, with seating for parents close to the car park. The area is very suitable...More

Thank Andrew_Paul_Cooper
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Love the place - loads for all ages, beautiful and tranquil. Mersea is a real gem in total so having such a great park too is such a bonus

Thank SAWithamFamily
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Accessed down a narrow lane, this is a large area where you can picnic, walk, play and enjoy being out in the fresh air. Right on the edge of the water but with safe areas for children to play. A small cafe/takeaway which gets horrendously...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We came here two weekends ago and had to come back with our family to share it with them too - they loved it! There is a variety of wildlife to see, especially if you're an eager twitcher! The beaches are beautiful and perfect for...More

Thank Julia W
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Lovely area to spend the time. Good play area which is only a short walk to the beach. Worth the drive from Chelmsford

Thank juliecat2013
Reviewed September 15, 2018

this was a great place to visit! random choice, didn't know anything about the park, fantastic sand/obstacle play area for the kids, a great walk with loads of the war history info osted along the way! we will be keeping a eye on future events...More

Thank TShotel
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Ann S
June 18, 2018|
Response from Nigel S | Reviewed this property |
Good question, to which I didn’t initially know he answer, but I have looked into it for you. Unfortunately blue badge holders do have to pay the same parking charges as everyone else. If you’re a frequent visitor they do... More
Paul S
April 15, 2017|
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Just over 25 miles
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Response from wuzzy21 | Reviewed this property |
I would say so..we pushed a baby in a buggy without any problems...