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 2019 - 2020

High Woods Country Park Fees and Charges for 2019 - 2020

Fishing
Adult season ticket* - High Woods Country Park Lake    £44
Junior season ticket* - High Woods Country Park Lake    £27.00
Adult day ticket* - High Woods Country Park Lake    £9.00
Junior day ticket* - High Woods Country Park Lake.    £6.00

High Woods Country Park Application Form for Season Fishing Permit

Activities and Guided Walks
Children's craft / environmental activity    £4.40 - 2hrs / £5.40 - 3hrs
Family self-guided event    £1.00
Natural history event    £4.40
Guided walk    £4.40 per adult, children free
Young Ranger Club (12 - 15 yrs)    £45 per person for the week

Environmental Education sessions / Forest Schools
Environmental Education Sessions - Ranger led    £4.10 per child per session
Other groups eg Brownies, Cubs - Ranger led activities    £4.10 per child (1 1/2 hrs)


Environmental Education Sessions - Ranger Led Enquiry Form

Self led  activities with hire of equipment eg pond dipping, minibeast hunts    £25 per activity

Self led activities enquiry form including hire of equipment  £0


Self led activities enquiry form including hire of equipment

Forest schools - site hire by other organisations:   
£215 - annual
£76 - per term
£55.50 per term (Pre schools)

Forest Schools enquiry form

Hire

Hire of High Woods Country Park Visitor Centre or meeting room    £16.50 per hr


Visitor Centre / meeting room booking form

Hire of Country Park / countryside site by heath and fitness type clubs    £6 per hr (Permit required)
 

Permit application for regular commercial use of High Woods Country Park

High Woods Country Park Ground Rent (admin fee)  £50

Commercial events - High Woods Country Park / Countryside Site:   
£133.20 per hour - Standard (9.00 - 18.00)**
£165.20 per hour - Standard (18.00 - 23.00)**
£371.60 per hour - Premium (9.00 - 18.00)**
£460 per hour - Premium (18.00 - 23.00)*
Event parking - Negotiable

Registered charity events - High Woods Country Park / Countryside Site  -  Free (admin fee may apply)

Non-profit organisations events - High Woods Country Park / Countryside Site  -  Negotiable (admin fee may apply)

Commercial photography (per occasion)  -  £300

Commercial filming and wedding photography  -  Negotiable/£600

Hire of site staff outside normal working hours    £22.50 per hour

Staff labour costs to support outdoor events   £27.97 per hour

Parking

Weekdays up to 2 hours   £0.50
Weekdays 2-4 hours   £2
Weekdays over 4 hours   £4
Weekends and bank holidays up to 2 hours   £0.50
Weekends and bank holidays over 2 hours   £2

* Close season 15 March to 15 June inclusive

** Standard Rate = Fetes, fairs, charity, theatre, acoustic music, exhibitions etc

** Premium Rate = Amplified music, concerts, film, trade shows, fireworks

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

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