Hadleigh Country Park

Overlooking the Thames Estuary, near Southend on Sea, Hadleigh Country Park offers unrivalled opportunities for countryside recreation and wildlife watching, as well as magnificent views over the estuary to Kent.

 

Overview

Park is open daily

Hadleigh Country Park
Chapel Lane
Hadleigh
SS7 2PP

01702 551072

country.parks@essex.gov.uk

Events

Santa’s Celebrations Trail

14 December 2014 - Various start times available.

Astronomy Open Evening

29 November 2014 - 5 - 7 p.m.

Iron Age Roundhouse Open Afternoon

16 November 2014 - 1 - 3 p.m.

Tickets

Pay and display: £2.00 per car
Car parking season tickets: £65
Dogs: Allowed
Picnics: Yes
BBQ: No
VAQAS: No
Green Flag Award: Yes

Cycling

The parks are fantastic for cyclists as they take you through the beautiful Essex countryside. We have designated routes for you to follow on our downloadable map.

Walks

Essex Country Parks offers a range of fantastic walks through a number of habitats, with astounding views and plenty of interesting features. Download a map here.

Horse Riding

The park has designated routes for horse riding which can be followed on our downloadable map.

Volunteering

Opportunities for volunteers are extensive; each park offers a unique experience and widens individual understanding, knowledge and involvement in the local community. Contact the park for more information.

Roundhouse

Hadleigh’s roundhouse is based on a floor plan from an archaeological excavation at Little Waltham, near Chelmsford and was funded by a grant from Veolia ES Cleanaway Pitsea Marshes Trust.

Olympics Mountain Bike Legacy

The London 2012 Olympic Mountain Bike event took place at Hadleigh Farm on 11 and 12 August. The cycle track is mainly located on private farmland but some of the Country Park’s paths on our eastern boundary formed part of the course.

Public Rights of Way

For information and printable guides on public rights of way go to:
www.essexhighways.org/Transport-and-Roads/Getting-Around/Walking/Public-Rights-of-Way/Guides.aspx

Toilets

Public toilets are available within the park, including disabled and baby changing facilities.

Birthday Parties

We offer a range of birthday parties from themed fairies and wizards parties to adventurous mini beast hunts or simply room hire. To book your bespoke birthday party please contact the park.

Room hire

Essex Country Parks offers a range of conference facilities and our unique surroundings set us apart from other conference providers.

Education

Let our Educational Rangers release your imagination and provoke creativity in outdoor classrooms across the county.

Location Map