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Westlands Country Park


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Updated 10/12/2020.

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This new country park occupies the former Shrub End landfill site. About 25% of the area has been planted up with trees that are now well established, and the rest is a mixture of close-mown and rough grassland. There is a wild flower area near the main entrance.


On the south-west fringe of Colchester, accessed from James Carter Road (off Straight Road)

Bus services along Straight Road and James Carter Road

Accessible at all times.

Easy access circular route

© Glyn Baker