Castle Park location and opening times

How to find Castle Park, opening times and map

IN THIS ARTICLE

  • Find on the Map
  • Opening times
  • Castle Park map

The main entrance to Castle Park is located at the east end of Colchester High Street next to the Castle. There area  a number of other entrances including those on St Peter's Street, Roman Road, Museum Street and on Riverside Walk.

Find on the map

By Road:  Parking is available with a charge at any of the towns' car parks. The nearest car parks are Nunn's Road, Priory Street and Osborne Street.  Follow town centre signage to the High Street and Castle Park.

By Bus: A number of buses stop on the High Street. Town Centre Map - Bus Stops

Cycling: Cycling is only allowed along the designated cycle path that runs beside the river in Lower Castle Park.


Opening times

The park is open everyday but is locked on an evening.  Opening times are listed below, however some parts of the park may be closed to the general public during events.

ACCESS WILL BE RESTRICTED FROM 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE PUBLISHED CLOSING TIME

1 January – 29 February 7.30 am 5.00 pm

1 March – 14 March 7.30 am 6.00 pm

15 March – 31 March 7.30 am 6.30 pm

1 April – 14 April 7.30 am 8.00 pm

15 April – 30 April 7.30 am 8.30 pm

1 May – 14 August 7.30 am 9.00 pm

1 August – 14 August 7.30 am 9.00 pm

15 August – 31 August 7.30 am 8.30 pm

1 September – 14 September 7.30 am 8.00 pm

15 September – 30 September 7.30 am 7.00 pm

1 October – 14 October 7.30 am 6.30 pm

15 October – 31 October 7.30 am 6.00 pm

1 November – 31 December 7.30 am 5.00 pm

Please note that dogs are only allowed in the Lower Park and must be kept under close control.

Castle Park map 

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