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Chalkwell Park

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Good for a school holiday visit

Great spot for the children to run and play and possibly enjoy a picnic. The' rare breed' farm next... read more

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Excellent park

Chalkwell park is a very large, well maintained park. It has a huge play area for young children... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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“rose garden”(18 reviews)
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A park with beautiful ornamental gardens, colourful bedding displays, an environment garden, a courtyard-style sun garden and a rose garden recognised by the National Rose Society. The park is home to Metal, a local Arts company that host a number...more
London Road Chalkwell Avenue | Chalkwell, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 8NB, England
+44 1702 215000
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Reviewed today

Great spot for the children to run and play and possibly enjoy a picnic. The' rare breed' farm next door is well worth a visit. The café is excellent and has great staff! Public parking is charged but this is reflected in the charge for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Crc746
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chalkwell park is a very large, well maintained park. It has a huge play area for young children, and also teens. Tennis courts, skateboarding area. Lots of benches, a cage. Toilets, free parking. Never any litter

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AshtonSeymour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely park! Well maintained hardly any littler there.in summer the flowers look lovely. Plenty to do as there are 2 big fileds,basketball court,tennis courts (need to pay to access those though) play ground area for bigger childen,play ground area for smaller children. Lovely family atmosphere

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank natalieereviews
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Everything in one place kids love it, very open with separate area for younger kids, good for pets you won’t Be disappointed

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank eddextreme1
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Chalkwell |Park although has lost a lot of its glamour, has still a touch a beauty with its lovely flowers and pathways leading to excellent walks around the park. There are swings for all ages of children and beyond with a reasonable priced Cafe. Dogs...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank evertonFC09
Reviewed 29 December 2018

I was strolling through this charming park when I was rudely hailed by an aggressive swarthy individual who demanded I buy one of his dirty postcards for £5. His postcards were really rather interesting and informative and I attempted to negotiate with him on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kevbutnobacon
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

This park offers something for everyone! There are two children’s playgrounds, one for toddlers to 4-5 and an other for 4-5?upwards. Both parks are popular evening in the winter months but there is always something for your child to play with. The children that frequent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank muzza_ten
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Chalkwell Park is good to visit at any time of the year. It has two cricket pitches which are well maintained and enough seating to allow visitors to sit a while and watch the matches during a sunny summers day. The park has two enclosed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter A
Reviewed 16 October 2018

the park is up a hill but there is parking plenty of open space and onsite cafe and function rooms, children's play area

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jo D
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I've lived in westcliff for over 20 years, and often enjoy a visit to Chalkwell Park. It's located on the London Road on the way into Southend. There are 3 entrances on this road, Chalkwell Avenue, and off Leigh Road too. The park has lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Treesare G
24 March 2018|
Response from Ruth S | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware off, Priory Park has a duck pond Xx
13 December 2016|
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Response from JN1230 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are some excluded areas such as the tennis courts and children's play area. Otherwise you just need clean up after your dog.
23 June 2015|
Response from mrsbsouthend | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking with the park and in some of the surrounding roads. I think the entrance is in Chalkwell Avenue, if that is the road leading down to the seafront.