Stick Man trail signpost at Weald Country Park
  • Stick Man trail signpost at Weald Country Park
  • Stick Man Play Trail
  • Inside the cafe at Weald Country Park
  • Lake at Weald Country Park
  • Bridge at Weald Country Park

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Open daily from 8am-dusk.

Limited 'walk-in to take out' service at the cafe.

Customers are encouraged to pay online for car parking using MiPermit. Further information can be found here:

Enjoy over 500 acres of woodland, lakes, meadows, open grassland and spectacular views at Weald Country Park. The park is famous for its wildlife, including fallow deer, cattle, herons, mallard ducks and other water birds. It's also home to the Stick Man play trail.

For a spectacular view, head up to the North of the park and use the Lincolns Lane car park. If you'd like the best hill for rolling down, go to the Belvedere car park. If you'd like to get a hot drink and an ice cream, come to the Visitor Centre car park.

The Stick Man play trail, designed by leading natural play specialists Infinite Playgrounds, brings to life the popular book by Julia Donaldson. The trail has been designed to maintain the historic parkland and its stunning views throughout. We hope that the trail will help children and their families enjoy challenging and imaginative play. It is free to use during park opening hours throughout the year, you pick-up a trail for 50p from the Visitor Centre.

Our Visitor Centre includes a shop and café. The shop sells deer and duck food for 50p, gifts like jams and preserves, animal soft toys, bug-hunting kits, insect nets, craft kits and outdoor toys like balls, flying discs and kites. We also sell dog treats, toys and waste bags.

The Wigley Bush Cafe serves hot food such as delicious soups with rolls, toasted teacakes and crumpets, cream teas, sandwiches, paninis, ice creams and hot and cold drinks. You can also enjoy seasonal hot drinks like speciality lattes, luxury hot chocolates and mulled punch.

Designated cycling paths are well surfaced and circle the woodlands, meadows and lakes.

The bridleway network creates a circular route around the woods and Top Park, with some beautiful views. You can free ride throughout Top Park. Cycle routes are shared with horse riders.

There's plenty of space at Weald Country Park for your dog to run around and get some good exercise. With this in mind, we have taps and dog bowls throughout the park.

Our volunteer group takes on conservation projects and park maintenance, such as fencing and creating habitats. You can learn skills, meet people and keep fit in beautiful surroundings.

Don't forget to visit our website for details of great events taking place throughout the year.



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted



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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Weald Country Park is easily accessible from the M25 and A127. Take the A1012 to Brentwood and turn left at the traffic lights.Disabled parking is available on site.The nearest railway station is Brentwood station, which is 2 miles away.

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    Weald Road, South Weald, Essex, CM14 5QS

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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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