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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 22 October 2018
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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 15 October 2018
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Bromans Cottage Mersea Island Bromans Lane | East mersea, Colchester CO5 8UE, England
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 158rossm
Reviewed 15 October 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EllenMay2013
Reviewed 3 October 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank uktravellero7
Reviewed 30 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew_Paul_Cooper
Reviewed 30 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SAWithamFamily
Reviewed 18 September 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 17 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julia W
Reviewed 16 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank juliecat2013
Reviewed 15 September 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Ann S
18 June 2018|
Response from nigels656 | 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
15 April 2017|
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Response from DublinBarb | Reviewed this property |
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...