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Danbury Country Park

6 Maldon Road, Danbury, Chelmsford CM3 4QG, UK

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About Danbury Country Park

Danbury Country Park is a Green Flag award-winning and grade II listed park and garden set in the remains of the 13th century Danbury Palace. It offers ornamental gardens and lakes, woodland and meadows. Surviving historic structures include an ice house where before refrigerators, ice was collected from the lakes in winter and stored for the palace kitchens. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can spend some beautiful time here.



Attractions near Danbury Country Park

RHS Garden Hyde Hall5.33km from Danbury Country Park

RHS Garden Hyde Hall is a public display garden run by the Royal Horticultural Society in the English county of Essex. It is one of five public gardens run by the Society, alongside Wisley in Surrey, Harlow Carr in North Yorkshire, Rosemoor in Devon, and Bridgewater in Greater Manchester.  The 360-acre Hyde Hall site encompasses a range of garden styles, from the Dry Garden with drought-resistant plants to the Hilltop Garden with roses and herbaceous borders.

Chelmsford Cathedral6.35km from Danbury Country Park

Chelmsford Cathedral is one of the youngest cathedrals in England and stands at the heart of the newest city.   It became a cathedral when the Anglican Diocese of Chelmsford was created in 1914 and is the seat of the Bishop of Chelmsford.  One of the famous pilgrimage centers in this area and also a tourist attraction too.

Chelmsford Museum6.6km from Danbury Country Park

Chelmsford Museum is a majestic museum which will take you through Chelmsford's history, from the Ice Age, right through to the present day. From the chance to see a mammoth, or watch a princely Anglo-Saxon buriel, to finding out what used to be on your street, the museum has something for everyone.

Central Park6.73km from Danbury Country Park

Central Park is one of the oldest public parks in Chelmsford.  It also includes Central Park Memorial Gardens, Frank Whitmore Place, Bell Meadow and Sky Blue Pasture with over 35.6 acres of parkland together with a Nature Reserve.  Here you can enjoy beautiful flowerbeds, riverside walks and cycle paths, a model railway, children’s play areas, a lake, a skateboard ramp, tennis courts, a multi-use games area, and table tennis.

Hanningfield Reservoir7.45km from Danbury Country Park

Hanningfield Reservoir is a 402.9 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest between Billericay and Chelmsford in Essex. It is owned by Essex and Suffolk Water and run by them in conjunction with the Essex Wildlife Trust. The reservoir is covered by a Bird Sanctuary Order. The Nature Discovery Centre is set in mature woodland and has proved a popular bat roost, with a beautiful carpet of Bluebells in the spring.

The Museum of Power7.82km from Danbury Country Park

The Museum of Power is a Museum that contains a fascinating collection which ranges from a working overhead machine shop to a petrol powered iron. The jewel in our crown is the 'Lilleshall' triple expansion steam pump now back on steam after 50 years. The museum hosts major events such as the Easter Transport Fest, Classic Vehicle & Vintage Show, American Car Show, and Bike Meet, which see a large array of visiting vintage cars, motorbikes, and American and custom vehicles on display.

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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.