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Promenade Park

Promenade Park


Maldon Tourist Information Centre

01621 856503


Park Drive,


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.
Play galleon.
Aerial runway
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.
Changing rooms.
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.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs acceptedGuided tours for groups


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.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 25 Mar Parkrun
Sat 1 Apr Parkrun
Sat 8 Apr Easter Egg Hunt
Sat 8 Apr Parkrun
Sun 9 Apr Bubble Rush
Fri 14 - Sat 15 Apr Eggcellent Easter Eggstravaganza



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Map reference: TL 858061  Lat: 51.72315 Long: 0.68917

By Public transport:

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Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Witham station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups