Old Hall Pond, Thorndon Country Park
  • Old Hall Pond, Thorndon Country Park
  • Thorndon Country Park
  • Trail through Thorndon Country Park
  • Two boys meet the Gruffalo's Child
  • Open parkland at Thorndon South
  • The shop at Thorndon North
  • Two boys discovering wildlife at Thorndon Country Park

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The open parkland at Thorndon South is busy with families enjoying picnics. Take in views across countryside as far as Canary Wharf or fly a kite on one of its many hills.

You can fish a the park every day during park opening hours (night fishing is forbidden). Fishing requires a permit and an Environment Agency rod license (from ages 12+).

For permits visit: Customer Booking - Services (jrni.com)

For Terms and Conditions visit: www.explore-essex.com/fishing-country-parks


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  • Disabled access

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Thorndon Country Park is easily accessible from the A12 or A127 and is situated along the A1023.  Disabled parking is available on site.

Public Transport Directions

The nearest railway station is Brentwood, which is 1 mile away.

Thorndon Country Park Fishing


The Avenue, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3RZ

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Opening Times

* Open every day from 8am until dusk.
Please check the entrance gate for exact closing times when you visit the park.

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