Cudmore Grove beach
  • Cudmore Grove beach
  • Cudmore grove sandy wall
  • Cudmore Grove Play Park
  • Cudmore Grove Beach tree branch
  • Cudmore Grove open space

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Open daily from 8am-dusk. Customers are encouraged to pay online for car parking using MiPermit. Further information can be found here: https://secure.mipermit.com/essexcountryparks/Application/home.aspx

At the eastern end of Mersea Island, at Cudmore Grove you’ll find a sandy beach, impressive views, grassland, meadows for relaxation and walks that will take you past interesting historical sites and an abundance of wildlife.

The park is popular on hot summer days, with its sandy beach and cooling sea breeze. Winter brings wading birds and wildfowl, including flocks of brent geese.

The area is rich in historic features, including WWII pillboxes and gun emplacements, the remains of a 16th century blockhouse fort and a cliff that has produced 300,000-year-old fossils, such as monkey, bear and bison.

A new children's play area provides opportuntiy for little ones to climb, and soar.

Guide Prices

Free entry
Parking charges apply.
Up to 1 hour £2.20
Up to 2 hours £3.30
Up to 3 hours £4.40
Over 3 hours £5.50

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Guided tours for groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Public toilets

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    By Road:From Colchester take the B1025 to Mersea Island. Head for East Mersea.The nearest railway station is Colchester, which is 0 miles away.

    Cudmore Grove Country Park

    Type:Country Park

    East Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8UE

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