Chelmsford City Council is offering the chance for someone to win a great prize by entering their new Facebook competition.

As of today, a £50 Amazon voucher is up for grabs if you can spot and photograph three things:

– The tallest tree

– A flower

– Something man-made

These items must be found in one of the parks in Chelmsford – you’ll need to do some exploring to find what we’re asking for!

Example of what an entry could look like

Parks in Chelmsford are accessible to all and are a great place to socialise and meet your friends. That’s why you should get out to your local park today and investigate your local park for some wonderful scenery to take a snapshot of.

You can enter the competition via the Chelmsford City Council Facebook post. All you need to do is comment on the post with your three photographs. All entries that meet the criteria will be entered into a prize draw. You’ll be in with more of a chance of winning if you comment with the park where the image was taken. What can you spy on your journey of park discovery?

*Terms and conditions apply

Wondering what parks to visit?

There are many options in Chelmsford for some stunning scenery. Here are a few which you may wish to visit in your hunt for the best photographic opportunities:

Admirals Park

Admirals Park offers a well-equipped play area for the younger visitors to Chelmsford, as well as excellent formal gardens, conservation areas, and woodland and riverside walks for nature enthusiasts. You can also walk to Writtle and beyond from Admirals if you fancy a longer walk into the countryside. Parking is free here with disabled parking and toilet facilities are located within the park too. There are tarmacked paths across the park, so you can enjoy the park whatever the weather. For more information, go to the Love Your Chelmsford website.

Chelmer Park

Chelmer is the best for young people, cyclists, and dog walkers. It has extensive open spaces ready for gentle exercise and fresh air and there are remnants of an old apple orchard and areas for managed wildlife. Parking is available here too and disabled spaces.

Melbourne Park

With 21.18 Hectares of space to enjoy, Melbourne Park is the perfect place to visit to get the air into your lungs. There is also a well-equipped play area to enjoy as well as some formal gardens and lovely remnants of an ancient woodland. There is good walking and cycling access, as well as disabled parking and a large number of parking spaces available.

To find out more about parks in Chelmsford, go to the Love Your Chelmsford website.

*Terms and conditions:

Competition ends on Wednesday 23 March at 5pm and the winner will be announced on Friday 25 March. Winners will be chosen at random. Entries must include an image from each category and must be taken in a Chelmsford City Council Park within the dates of the competition. We will not accept photographs taken outside of 28 February 2022 and Wednesday 23 March 2022.

Chelmsford City Council reserves the right to cancel the competition at any time.

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