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Danbury Country Park is situated only 4 miles from Chelmsford. It is set in the gardens and old deer park of Danbury Palace and offers a blend of walled garden, lakes and woodland. The site offers a site for quiet recreation. Fishing is available on the bottom lake and there are several short walks which are way marked around the site.

Guide Prices

Summer - 1st April to 31st October: £2.50. Winter - 1st November to 31st March £2.50

"Vehicles with a zero road tax fee will now be liable for car parking charges within the parks
"There will be no change to season ticket prices of £65 (12 months) and £40 (6 months), and relevant concessions will apply

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  • Facilities for educational visits

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      Road Directions

      By Road:
      From the A12, take the A414 towards Maldon. Continue into Danbury and take the right turn at the mini roundabout onto Well Lane. Continue to the end of the road and turn right onto Woodhill Road.


      The nearest railway station is Chelmsford, which is 4 miles away.

      Danbury Country Park Group Visits

      Type:Group Travel Visits

      Danbury Country Park, Woodhill Road, Danbury, Essex, CM3 4AW

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      Opening Times

      * Open all year
      Parking charges
      Up to 1 hour £2.00
      Up to 2 hours £3.00
      Up to 3 hours £4.00
      Over 3 hours £4.50

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