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With over 300 acres in South Essex, Belhus Woods Country Park combines ancient woodland, working woods, flower meadows, open grassland, and fishing and conservation lakes with a musical themed children's play area and visitor centre including cafe.

It’s a great place to walk your dog, picnic by the lake, feed the ducks, go fishing or spot wildlife. There are many activities throughout the year for families and nature enthusiasts.

Open daily from 8am-dusk. Customers are encouraged to pay online for car parking using MiPermit. Further information can be found here:

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  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
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      Road Directions

      By road: The park is situated off the Romford Road which connects Aveley to Upminster and is approximately 3 miles north of Lakeside and the Dartford Tunnel. By bus: The 373 service from Grays to Romford passes the park where there is a request stop every half hour. By rail: Upminster station is about 3 miles from the Park.

      Belhus Woods Country Park

      Type:Country Park

      Romford Road, Aveley, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 4XJ

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      Opening Times

      * Daily, 8am to dusk

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