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Contact the High Woods Country Park Team

The Countryside Team are pleased to help you with any enquiry


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Contact the team


Countryside Team:

Sonya Lindsell: Senior Countryside Ranger, lead Ranger for High Woods Country Park and Cymbeline Meadows.
Carla Davis: Lead Countryside Ranger for Gosbecks Archaeological Park, Hilly Fields LNR, Westlands Country Park, Lexden Park LNR, Lexden Springs LNR and Spring Lane Nursery.
Nicola Downs: Lead Countryside Ranger for Welsh Wood LNR, Hythe Lagoons and Colne LNR (i.e. the Wivenhoe Woods complex), Salary Brook LNR and Bourne Valley LNR Cowdray Avenue Reserve.
Kelly Betts: Visitor Centre Officer at High Woods Country Park Visitor Centre and Education Ranger (all education and event enquiries directed here too).

For general enquiries

Telephone: 01206 853588
Email: countryside@colchester.gov.uk
Post: High Woods Country Park, Visitors Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR

For enquiries about volunteering

Email: countrysidevolunteers@colchester.gov.uk

Enquiries about education and events

Email: countryside@colchester.gov.uk

Enquiries about trees

Common enquiries about trees on council land

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