Langdon Hills Country Park (westley Heights)

Dog walk in Essex

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Added by rumpledpumpkin 4 years ago
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Description

Langdon Hills Country Park is a lovely walk for all the family to enjoy. The car park is free and quite large, so unless there's an event on there's always enough parking. There's a gravel/concrete path that runs in a circuit around the park which is great for those with prams or wheelchair users. It is a hilly park, hence the name, but parts are flat. There are wide open green spaces for dogs to run about in and two separate fields with bits of woodland to explore too. There are also picnic benches and a wonderful play area for kids, plus a living willow dome. Horses are kept in a field that runs alongside the path at one point and although there is wire fence and bushes, determined dogs may get through if they're so inclined! The park is beautiful year round and you won't get muddy in winter if you stick to the path. There's usually an ice cream truck in the car park and there are also toilets, but the harvester restaurant/pub is right next to the park so you could stop there for a proper meal or drinks too. Dogs are welcome on leads in the pub garden and they put out buckets of water for them in the summer. All in all it's a greats little walk.

Hilly
Flat
Forest
Park

Walk features

  • Free Parking
  • Off Lead Areas
  • Pathed Routes
  • Animals On Route
  • Picnic Areas
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Location

Just behind the Harvester

The Climax, High Rd, Langdon Hills, Basildon SS16 6HU, UK

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    4 comments

  • gem86 profile
    gem86
    This is a lovely area and our dog had a great time walking around the park. It was very popular with other dog walkers and all were friendly. The free car park is not very big however so I imagine it would be difficult parking in summer months
    4 years ago
  • rumpledpumpkin profile
    rumpledpumpkin
    We visit here frequently all year round and I'm pleased to say we have never had trouble parking. It's busier in summer but still no problem. There's a Harvester restaurant on the way in to the park that has ample parking too if you ever get stuck.
    3 years ago
  • charlie116 profile
    charlie116
    I don't suppose the Harvester on the way in is dog friendly too? That would be amazing!
    3 years ago
  • rumpledpumpkin profile
    rumpledpumpkin
    We've never tried taking our dogs inside but we always take them in the garden when it's warm enough!
    3 years ago
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