GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Weald Country Park

1 miles (1.5 km)

Enjoy lakes, tree-lined avenues, parkland and woodland in this 500 acre country park in Brentwood, Essex.
The park is excellent for cyclists and walkers with a large number of tracks and footpaths to enjoy. An expansive area of the park is sectioned of for the large collection of deer. They are very friendly and will come over to eat out of your hands. The park also has a large lake with a variety of winged visitors and a bird hide.
There are also very good facilities with a visitor centre and cafe. Weald Country Park is located in Brentwood and is an ideal countryside escape from London. You can find the visitor centre and car park at postcode CM14 5QS for your sat navs. It's located about a mile or so north west of Brentwood town centre which also has a train station if you would like to come by public transport.


CM14 5QS - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Weald Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Weald Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


There's a decent on site cafe at the park where you can enjoy refreshments after your exercise.

Dog Walking

The park is an excellent place to walk your dog so you'll probably see plenty of other owners on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Brentwood is home to another fine country park where you can stretch your legs further. Head south east of the town centre and you will soon come to Thorndon Country Park where there are miles of good cycling and walking trails to try.
The Brentwood Walk explores St Faith's Country Park on the western side of the town. The area is a nice place for a stroll in the town with 16 hectares of attractive open grassland fields bounded by mature hedgerows. You could visit the park from the town by passing through St Faith's on the way.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Essex Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Weald Country Park, Brentwood - - 419695

Lake view at the park in the spring of 2007

Part of Weald Country Park, South Weald - - 731531

Part of Weald Country Park, South Weald

A fallen willow - South Weald - - 575427

A fallen willow by the lake

Weald Country Park, South Weald, Essex - - 35433

The photograph shows the area of the park which was designated for the mountain bike event in the 2012 Olympic Games. However, following a visit by inspectors from theUnion Cycliste Internationale, the site was considered insufficiently challenging for international competition and a new venue was sought.Hadleigh Country Parkwas chosen as the replacement venue.

Fallow Deer - South Weald - - 575429

Fallow Deer - South Weald. A deer park was recorded in South Weald as long ago as the 11th century. Now part of the 500 acre Weald Country Park has been set aside for this herd of fallow deer.

A view of South Weald church from Weald Country Park - - 731538

A view of South Weald church from Weald Country Park.

Grazing cattle - The Park, South Weald - - 575408

Grazing cattle. Grazing has been re-introduced to the park in order to create natural flower meadows.

Parkland oaks, Weald Country Park - - 3018241

Parkland oaks in summer.


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Weald Country Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)