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Colchester is currently defined as a 'high risk' coronavirus alert level. We continue to monitor the situation closely and will take action to minimise disruption and keep residents and visitors safe.

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Contact the High Woods Country Park Team

The Countryside Team are pleased to help you with any enquiry.


  • How to contact us

Contact the team

Paul Vickers: The management of the day-to-day operation of High Woods Country Park and Council owned countryside sites. 

Sonya Lindsell: 
Lead Countryside Ranger for High Woods Country Park, Cymbeline Meadows and Lexden Springs LNR. 
Richard Moulson: Lead Countryside Ranger for Welsh Wood LNR, Hythe Lagoons and Colne LNR (i.e. the Wivenhoe Woods complex). 
Carla Davis: Lead Countryside Ranger for Gosbecks Archaeological Park, Hilly Fields LNR, Westlands Country Park, Lexden Park LNR and Spring Lane Nursery.
Nicky Payne: Lead Countryside Ranger for Salary Brook LNR and Bourne Valley LNR Cowdray Avenue Reserve.

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

For enquiries about trees:

Click here for information about trees on council land.


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