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Lexden Park

18.5ac/7ha  LNR

Grid ref: TL 973 250 (click for o/s map)

Updated 10/12/2020.

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Lexden Park has some old parkland and mature woodland adjoining a wildflower meadow and an ornamental lake. It was declared a Local Nature Reserve in 1991 and is being managed for wildlife by Colchester Council. The mature oaks in the south-eastern corner, probably 400 years old, are a particular feature and from near here there are also views of Lexden Dyke, an earthwork dating from the 1st century AD.


On Church Lane, Lexden.

Regular bus services run along Lexden Road to the north.

Open from 8am to dusk daily.

Facilities for people with limited mobility including level access and a modified picnic area.

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