Essex: More Parks Scoop Green Flag

34 green spaces across Essex and East Hertfordshire here have scooped Green Flags this year.

It means nearly a third of green spaces across the region, that scooped the award for cleanliness and quality, are here.

Check out the list below to see if you're local park is one of the winners:

Borough of Broxbourne

  • Barclay Park
  • Cheshunt Park Cedars Park
  • Cheshunt Cemetery

Castle Point Borough Council

  • Woodside Park, Benfleet 

Chelmsford City Council  

  • Admirals Park / Tower Gardens including the adjoining West Park Boleyn Gardens
  • Beaulieu Park
  • Central Park
  • Chelmsford Chancellor Park & Brook End Gardens
  • Chelmer Park Compass Gardens & Saltcoats Park
  • Coronation Park
  • Hylands Estate
  • Melbourne Park
  • Oaklands Park

Colchester Borough Council

  • Castle Park
  • High Woods Country Park 

Essex County Council

  • Belhus Woods Country Park
  • Cudmore Grove Country Park
  • Danbury Country Park
  • Great Notley Country Park,
  • HadleighCountry Park
  • Thorndon Country Park
  • Weald Country Park

Harlow District Council  

  • Parndon Wood Nature Reserve
  • Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
  • Gunpowder Park

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

  • Belfairs Park and Nature Reserve
  • Chalkwell Park Priory Park
  • Southchurch Park

Tendring District Council

  • Clacton Seafront & Marine Gardens
  • Crescent Garden
  • Weeley Crematorium

Thurrock Council

  • Langdon Hills Country Park

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