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Gosbecks Archaeological Park

124ac/50ha  

Grid ref: TL 968 228 (click for o/s map)


Updated 10/12/2020.

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Formerly part of Gosbecks Farm, on the south-western edge of Colchester, the archeological park is one of the most significant Iron Age and Roman sites in the country. The archeological remains are surrounded by a large area of rough grassland, covered with patches of wild flowers in summer, including field scabious, wild carrot and lady's bedstraw. .

Visiting

The car park is on the B1022 Colchester–Maldon Road, on the south-western edge of Colchester. SatNav: CO3 0SH.

Bus route 92 Colchester–Maldon and 75 Colchester–Tollesbury run along the B1022.

Accessible at all times.

High summer for wild flowers and insects.


© Tony Gunton