Oaklands is an established and popular parks, which covers approximately 5 hectares (12 acres) of grounds within the historic quarter of the City of Chelmsford. It was first opened as a public park in 1930 and today boasts both Green Flag and Green Heritage status. The park is also home to Chelmsford Museum and Essex Regiment Museum so offers up plenty of choice when looking for new things to do in Chelmsford to occupy a few hours.
The park and museum together make a winning combination, offering visitors a wide choice of opportunities for exploration. The Hive Cafe alongside the Museum makes Oaklands Park a destination park for a good day out.
This historical park offers a museum of local and national interest. There is a large open grass area for sports and picnicking, tennis courts, play areas, the award-winning Echo Garden, and traditional ornamental gardens.
Oaklands has a lively events programme on offer, too. In short, the park offers something for everyone and is well worth a visit.