Outdoor Spaces

Colchester is proud of its expansive, beautifully maintained and award-winning outdoor spaces. From the glorious Lower Castle Park to the historic open spaces of Old Heath Recreation Ground, we have an array of safe, accessible and attractive locations to hire.

Old Heath Recreation Ground

Old Heath, Colchester

Capacity: up to 3000 people

This is the oldest public open space in Colchester and has been hosting events and activities since the 1880s. It plays host to many concerts, fairs and festivals alongside community fetes and children’s activities.

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Castle Park

High Street, Colchester Town Centre

Capacity: up to 14,999 people

The historic and beautifully maintained Castle Park, located in the heart of Colchester town, is a superb outdoor space where thousands can gather to enjoy a host of events throughout the summer months. Visitors come from far and wide to enjoy world

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