Promenade Park in Maldon

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The 100 year old Edwardian Promenade park is the pride of Maldon and one of the largest waterside parks in Essex. Featuring an ornamental lake, Maldon Splash Park, Maldon Beach Huts, sand pits, several play areas including a galleon play ship and aerial zip-wire, and picnic areas.

Promenade Park hosts lots of different events throughout the year and offers stunning river views over the Blackwater Estuary and Hythe Quay, making it a popular destination for over 300,000 visitors a year from across the East of England.

Promenade Park was opened to the public on 26 June 1895 by the then Mayor (and local historian), Mr Edward Fitch. The Marine Lake near Hythe Quay was opened by Lady Rayleigh later on in 1905.

Most of the Edwardian design remains today with public gardens, shelters and picturesque lines of Lime and Horse Chestnut trees planted in 1895. More recently, a 'horseshoe' of Memorial Trees were planted in memory of those who were lost during the Second World War.

The park features a great selection of facilities to enjoy throughout the year, with our fan favourite Splash Park and Beach Huts being open during the summer months (booking details can be found on

There is still more to enjoy including fountains, picnic and play areas, model boating and crabbing lakes, maze, amphitheater, sand pit play area, zip-wire, tennis courts, BMX and Skate park areas, and a great selection of privately run refreshment kiosks offering hot or cold drinks and snacks throughout the year.

More recent additions to the park include the Adventure Golf Course and Zoo. More information can be found about these attractions at

What facilities are in the park?

  • Ornamental lake and fountains
  • Sand pit play areas
  • Amphitheatre and open air stage
  • Maldon Splash Park
  • Maldon Beach Huts
  • Two children’s play areas
  • Galleon and Mini-Galleon play ships
  • Model boating and crabbing lake
  • Picnic areas
  • Food and drink retailers
  • Botancial gardens
  • Sports pitches (football, cricket, tennis courts, netball and basketball) and changing rooms
  • Skateboarding and BMX areas
  • Public toilets
  • Changin Places and disabled toilet facilities (accessed by RADAR key)
  • Car parking (pay and display)
  • Designated disabled parking spaces
  • Coach park and drop off point

Can I get to the park by public transport?

The park is served by the 31, 331, 332, 75, 95, 288 bus routes. The nearest bus stop is at the entrance gates on Mill Road (Stop ID: esxgjamt).

Can I get to the park by road?

The park is accessible from the A12 via the A414. If using a SATNAV, use our postcode CM9 5JQ.

What can I do if I lose or find something in the park?

You can report lost or found items within any Maldon District Council owned park at ​​​​​​

Guide Prices

Admission to the park is free though some facilities, such as the Splash Park, are chargeable.
Pay and display coach and car parking charges apply.



  • Accessible Venue


  • Accessible Toilet
  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Autism Friendly
  • Changing Places - What3words location: /// Access type: RADAR kay
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets - What3words location: /// Access type: RADAR kay

Booking & Payment Details

  • Free Entry


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site - Picnics are allowed within the park. The use of barbeque equipment is prohibited.


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for groups
  • Mini Coach Parties Accepted

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Grounds for outdoor activities
  • Leisure facilities onsite


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - Must be kept on leads in certain areas, check signage within the park for more details.
  • Gift shop
  • Onsite Catering
  • Public toilets - Public toilets can be found at the following what3words locations: Main toilets - ///quail.talkers.fact Coach park toilets - ///unveils.requests.thinnest Lakeside toilets - ///measures.examiner.whisk


  • School Trips

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Promenade Park


Park Drive, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5JQ

Tel: 01621 854477

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year

* Open all year round.

What's Nearby

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  2. The Twinning Link sculpture was placed in Promenade Park in 1991 to celebrate the 22nd…

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  3. The Maldon Promenade Zoo is home to over 70 species of animals when we are open (please…

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  1. The World War One Avenue of Remembrance at Promenade Park begins by the coach park and…

    0.25 miles away
  2. Welcome to Maldon Splash Park, Essex's favourite children's water park!

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    0.26 miles away
  3. An area of grassland featuring a birch copse and an allotment area. The allotment area is…

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  4. The Deckchair Hut, operated by The Maldon Deckchair Company is offering deckchair hire at…

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  5. Maldon's Promenade Park Beach Huts are located in the valley, with the Splash Park and…

    0.3 miles away
  6. The trademark Penny Farthing bicycle entices visitors to explore the treasures of this…

    0.32 miles away
  7. Maldon Mosaic, which can be found close the sandy play area at the western end of the…

    0.32 miles away
  8. The World War Two Avenue of Remembrance at Promenade Park, beginning close to the boating…

    0.33 miles away
  9. The Promenade Park maze was built in the 1990s and is a simple hedge maze that children…

    0.34 miles away
  10. The small lake at Promenade Park is perfect for model boating, and is regularly used by…

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  11. St. Mary's Church is known locally as the Fisherman's Church as its tower guides sailors…

    0.38 miles away
  12. For well over a thousand years, Hythe Quay has been the home to Maldon's maritime…

    0.4 miles away
  13. Maldon Masjid – the Maldon District Islamic Cultural Association is set in a building…

    0.43 miles away
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