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Cudmore Grove Country Park

Broman's Ln, East Mersea, Colchester CO5 8UE, UK

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About Cudmore Grove Country Park

Cudmore Grove Country Park is a beautiful nature reserve on Mersea Island which covers over 102 acres. Nestled on the coast where the Colne Estuary meets the Blackwater Estuary, you'll find impressive views across the park and estuaries, sandy beaches and salt marsh, rolling grasslands and meadows buzzing with wildlife.



Attractions near Cudmore Grove Country Park

Brightlingsea Beach1.99km from Cudmore Grove Country Park

A beautiful Blue Flag Award beach located near Brightlingsea in Essex. Formerly an important fishing and shipbuilding area, Brightlingsea is now a haven for yachting. A popular resort with plenty of amenities. A range of sports and leisure activities are available along the promenade and sailing barges offer pleasure trips to visitors.

West Mersea Beach5.37km from Cudmore Grove Country Park

The beach is a mix of sand, stones, and shells. It can be a bit sharp on your feet but it’s not awful. Beach/water shoes may be a good idea just to make it a little more comfortable! The sea is also very shallow, making it good for little kids as it doesn’t suddenly get deep. One of the beautiful locations where you can spend a good time with your loved ones.

St Peters Chapel7.35km from Cudmore Grove Country Park

One of the most restful and spiritual buildings in the country which is the oldest church in England built by St Cedd in 654ad. The Chapel  is used regularly by the nearby Othona Community, and is presently only open on Thursdays and Sundays for private prayer.

Jaywick Sands Beach8.96km from Cudmore Grove Country Park

The sandy beach of Jaywick lies approximately mid-way between Clacton-on-Sea and Colne Point. Whilst not quiet by any stretch of the imagination it is never as busy as Clacton. This stretch of the coastline features a number of Martello towers. These small round forts that were built during the 19th century to defend against attack from across the English Channel.

Blackwater Estuary National Nature Reserve9.22km from Cudmore Grove Country Park

Blackwater Estuary is the largest estuary in Essex and a great place to get a real sense of coastal wilderness. The reserve also supports a number of nationally-important plant and invertebrate species, including 24 species of butterfly, along with dragon and damselflies, most notably the rare emerald damselfly

Abberton Reservoir9.55km from Cudmore Grove Country Park

Abberton Reservoir is a wetland site of international importance for wildfowl. It is a pumped-storage reservoir, with water pumped into it from the River Stour. It lies 6 km southwest of Colchester near the village of Layer de la Haye. It lies close to east-coast migration routes and, with its surrounding envelope of pasture and tree plantations, is a welcome sight to tired birds.

Where is Cudmore Grove Country Park

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Essex County boasts stunning water views. Essex is home to an ever-expanding network of trails and paths connecting parks teeming with wildlife and recreational opportunities. It was also blessed with wineries, distilleries, and dozens of historic tourist attractions.