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How to find us
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Opening hours

Chalkney Wood offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year.

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How to find us

How to find us
77 Tey Road, Colchester
Sat Nav Postcode: CO6 2PR
By Car

Turn on to the Tey Road from the A1124, after half a mile turn left at sharp bend.

OS Grid Ref
TL 871 279

51.91872898753, 0.72097701094447

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Chalkney Wood.

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Contact details

Activities at Chalkney Wood

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Walking at Chalkney Wood

Nearby forests

Conifer tree top from below

Broaks Wood is home to a unique variety of tree species and includes a spectacular example of a Giant Redwood Grove, the world's tallest growing tree species!

Dog walking in autumn among leaves

Located on the northern edge of the Lark Valley, West Stow Wood is a diverse woodland with belts of old pine and oak as well as newly planted and mature conifers.

Dale pond supports a variety of wildlife in the area, made special by its incredible diversity of dragonflies. It's also a summer watering hole for many birds!

Orange sunset over distant London skyscrapers with dark trees in the foreground

From the top of Tylers grassland hilltop you can see right across Docklands to the City of London, with its distinctive ‘Gherkin’ and on into the West End. It's a real one-of-a-kind view! A lovely outdoor spot away from the city. 

Large broadleaf tree in a field of long grass on cloudy day

Conveniently situated within Greater London, stroll around the surfaced paths and make the most of the cycle paths and bridleways. Stretches of the woodland rise to 150 foot where a sculpted wooden seat offers you a unique view west, across London. Keep walking along this trail through Ivy Lodge Lane and you can safely cross over to Pages Wood, for more walking and cycling opportunities.

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