Location

Highwoods Country Park Address

Turner Road, Colchester, Essex CO4 5JR.  The grid reference for the Turner Road entrance is TL 999 268.

Telephone

01206 853588

e-mail

countryside@colchester.gov.uk

Map and Directions

Finding Highwoods Country Park

By car:  For the Turner Road entrance and car park follow the signs for the A&E Hospital or Colchester North Station then pick up the brown tourist signs. Follow signs from Tesco at Highwoods for Chanterelle car park.
By bus:  There is a frequent bus service to the Country Park from Colchester town centre. Nos. 8, 8a and 65 buses can be caught from bus stand ‘S’ in Head Street. They drop you within a few minutes walk of the Visitor Centre.

To see where to catch your bus use bus stop location map opposite.  You can also view all bus services that run in the Colchester area on the route map opposite.

By train:  The nearest train station to the Visitor Centre is Colchester North Station  (approximately 1/2 mile). Leave the station and take the second exit on the roundabout, Bruff Close. Follow this road to the end where it meets Northern Approach Road (A134) Cross over the A134 and turn right into Turner Road. Continue along Turner Road and High Woods Country Park is the fifth turning on your right.
On foot or by bicycle:  There are numerous pedestrian entrances into the Country Park; these are open 24 hours a day. Cyclists enter at the Turner Road, Chanterelle, Hillridge, Thornton Drive and Broadlands entrances. For cycle paths into the Country Park see Colchester by bike map.

The Big Garden Project at Highwoods Country Park

Telephone

01206 855287

Website

www.colchester.gov.uk/biggarden

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