This coupled with its stunning location overlooking the River Blackwater means that it is also the most popular park with over 300,000 visitors a year.
The park was opened in 1895 to provide the people of Maldon with a valuable amenity. 'The Prom' as it is known locally, is a great place to walk or sit and watch the activity on the river and always makes for a great family day out.
Current facilities include:-
Ornamental lake with fountains, seating and sand play area.
Amphitheatre and open air stage suitable for hosting theatrical productions and concerts.
New water play facility - open from late spring through to the autumn dependant on weather conditions.
Model boating and crabbing lake.
Two large sand pits.
Children's play area and a Children's maze.
Riverside walk offering views of the estuary and its abundant wildlife.
Dedicated picnic areas with picnic tables.
Six separate retail outlets for refreshments and other merchandise.
Formal gardens with a pergola, shrub borders, an Anglia in Bloom award winning drought garden, three dimensional carpet bedding displays, and many floral borders.
Formal pitches (football, cricket, tennis courts) and additional provision for netball and basketball.
Three separate toilet blocks, including disabled facilities.
Car parking (pay and display), including designated disabled parking spaces and a separate coach park and drop off point.
Additional facilties include: - skateboarding and BMX areas, demonstration wildlife garden and toddler water and sand play area.
Admission to the park is free though some facilities, such as the Splash Park, are chargeable.
Pay and display coach and car parking charges apply.
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- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups
- Children welcome
- Dogs accepted
- Guided tours for groups