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High Woods Country Park Fees and Charges

Fishing, activities and guided walks, environmental education sessions, forest schools, hiring fees and charges

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  • Fees and charges for 2022-23

Fishing

 

Season and day permits to fish at High Woods Country Park are available to buy online.

Fishing at High Woods Country Park

Activities and guided walks

 

Children's craft / environmental activity: £5.50 (2 hours)
Family self-guided event: £1.00
Guided walk: £5.50 per adult/£4.00 per child

Environmental Education Sessions / Forest Schools

 

Ranger-led environmental education sessions: £5.00 per child (minimum charge £100)

Additional charge (beyond 20 children): £1 per child

Annual hire:
Low use (up to 2.5 days per week) - £241.00 annual fee
High use (over 2.5 days per week) - £344.00 annual fee

Termly hire:
Low Use (up to 2.5 days per week) - £83.00 term fee
High Use (over 2.5 days per week) - £132.00 term fee

Site hire for half day - £26.00

Commercial user surcharge (additional charge on top of site hire fee) - £67.00

Hire of educational equipment: £27.00

Venue hire/ ground rents

 

High Woods Country Park Visitor Centre or meeting room: £10.50 per hour

Permit application for regular commercial use of High Woods Country Park

High Woods Country Park/ countryside sites ground rent: £52.30 per hour

Other Misc Open Space Costs including for bootcamps/fitness classes:

Permit for regular commercial use of Public Open Space for small activities Up to 25 people: £ 8.00 per hour

Permit for commercial use of Public Open Space for small activities 25-50 attendees: £21.00 per hour

Permit for commercial use of Public Open Space for small activities 50-75 attendees: £39.00 per hour

Commercial events

 

Please contact: countryside@colchester.gov.uk

Photography

 

Commercial photography (per occasion): £314.80

Commercial filming and wedding photography: £629.60

Staff support

 

Staff labour costs to support outdoor events: £45.20 per hour

Parking

 

High Woods Country Park Car Park is a surface car park with 70 spaces.

High Woods Country Park Car Park

Contact

 

For further information contact: countryside@colchester.gov.uk

 

 

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