Chelmsford Cathedral FREE
Famous cathedral site.☎ 01245294489
The Glazed Look
Paint your own pottery cafe.
|Unit 10b, Beehive Business Centre|
RHS Garden Hyde Hall
A visit to the 360-acre Hyde Hall estate is unforgettable in any season and allows visitors to immerse themselves in nature.
|Creephedge Lane, Rettendon |
On specified days during the summer months, visitors are welcome to spend a couple of hours or more exploring the house and ground.Recommended by Jim Stone, Essex“Interesting old country house, still in private hands so check website as not always open to the public”
Northey Island FREE
National Trust - A peaceful island retreat in the Blackwater Estuary.
Danbury Commons And Blakes Wood FREE
National Trust - Large open area of heathland, gorse and coppice adjoining ancient woodland.
Hylands House And Estate
Stunning grade II listed house set in 574 acres of landscaped parkland.☎ 01245605500
Chelmsford Museum FREE
Come along to Chelmsford Museum and try your hand at a variety of craft activities.☎ 01245605700
Newland Grove Nature Reserve FREE
This 8 acre reserve consists of rough grassland alongside the River Chelmer, with thorn thickets and a small wood.
West Park FREE
There is a popular 18 hole pitch & putt, 9 hole crazy golf course and tea room offering delicious homemade cakes and light lunches.
Springfield Hall Park FREE
The park is linked to the city centre with a delightful river walk along the Chelmer Valley.
Oaklands Park FREE
Oaklands offers something for everyone whilst remaining a green oasis of relative tranquillity within walking distance of the city.
Chelmer Valley Local Nature Reserve FREE
Located along the eastern banks of the River Chelmer. It runs for approximately 2.5km from Valley Bridge to Victoria Road.
|Riverside Leisure Centre|
Lionmede Recreation Ground FREE
Established and popular green space with families and dog walkers from the Springfield area.
Noakes Park And Baddow Recreation Area FREE
A park of two halves, Noakes Park is an intimate garden area with seating space, walled flower beds and pergola.
Marconi Ponds Nature Reserve FREE
A haven for wildlife, Marconi Ponds is regularly visited by kingfishers, herons and deer.
Admirals Park And Tower Gardens FREE
A beautiful town centre park leading into Tower Gardens and West Park, Admirals is one of our most popular parks.Recommended by Bobby Reese, Chelmsford
Central Park, Bell Meadow And Sky Blue Pasture FREE
These parks are very popular with office workers and families alike. A great way to get away from the hustle and bustle of city.
Springfield Green And Pollards Meadow FREE
The green at the centre of the village dates back to medieval times. Pollards Meadow is located at the corner of Lawn & Church Ln.
Boleyn Gardens FREE
Visit the beautifully landscaped Elements Garden, home to a stainless steel sculpture and pebble mosaic.
Thrift Wood Nature Reserve FREE
This 48 acre wood consists of Hornbeam coppice with many Oak standards, some Birch, Ash and coppiced Sweet Chestnut.
Chigborough Lakes Nature Reserve FREE
This 46 acre reserve is one of a number of worked out flooded gravel pits to the north of the Blackwater Estuary.
|along the B1026 Hebridge|
Little Waltham Meadows Nature Reserve FREE
This 22 acre reserve is a beautiful chain of old flood and dry meadows on the east bank of the River Chelmer.
Maldon Wick Nature Reserve FREE
This 15 acre reserve consists of 1.5 miles of the former Maldon-Woodham Ferrers railway line, most of it on embankment.
Danbury Ridge Nature Reserve FREE
The Trust manages a block of nearly 250 acres of nature reserves on Danbury Ridge; a mosaic of woodland, common and heathland.
Jubilee Park FREE
Small area of green space regularly used by local families and dog walkers from the Galleywood area.
Galleywood Common Local Nature Reserve FREE
Popular with dog walkers, nature enthusiasts and local residents, this is a lovely open space.
Chancellor Park FREE
Popular park for the Sports enthusiasts, due to its multi surfaces it is available to use all year round.
Chelmer Park FREE
Popular park, specialising in sporting activities. It is home to National League Chelmsford Hockey Club & Chelmsford Cricket Club.
Melbourne Park FREE
Popular park, specialising in sporting activities within North West Chelmsford and is home to Chelmsford Sport & Athletic Stadium.
Baddow Hall Park FREE
Located off New Road or Maldon Road and is a large green space edged with attractive trees, making it a popular place for families.
Beaulieu Park Recreation Ground FREE
Large and popular sports park with facilities for games such as cricket and football. There is also a floodlit multi-use court.
Hylands Park FREE
Hylands has over 574 acres of parkland, including an ancient woodland, grassland, ponds, lakes, formal gardens and play area.Recommended by Terry & Jane, Chelmsford“Great park for relaxing and enjoying the sunshine”
Coronation Park FREE
Home to Springfield Cricket Club and Chelmsford Rugby Club. This is a popular park specialising in sporting activities.
Brook End Gardens FREE
Brook End Gardens is a great community area close to local schools and homes. This is a family-orientated park.
Andrews Park FREE
An attractive park area located along Patching Hall Lane, Andrews Park is a popular space for both local residents & visitors.
Tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Widford Industrial Estate
Multi-screen cinema.☎ 03330144501
Ten-pin bowling centre.☎ 08715501010
Chelmsford Civic Theatre
Concerts, plays, ballet, pantomime, opera, jazz, dance, musicals, comedy, film and live music.☎ 01245606505
Maldon Golf Club
Maldon Golf Club was founded in 1891 making it one of the oldest in Essex and the country.
Chelmsford Golf Club
Channels Golf Club
|Belsteads Farm Lane|
Fitness and Wellbeing centre.☎ 01245254400
Riverside Leisure Centre
Swimming pool, gym and variety of indoor and outdoor sports.☎ 01245351708
Health and fitness club.☎ 01245396000