14 parks in Chelmsford have received the prestigious Green Flag Award.
The quality marks for open spaces are given to areas with high environmental standards, well maintained gardens and excellent visitor facilities.
The parks that have received the honour are as follows:
-Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford
-Admirals Park, Tower Gardens and the adjoining West Park
-Compass Gardens and Saltcoats Park
-Brook End Gardens and Chancellor Park
-Lionmede Recreation Ground
-Chelmsford Cemetery & Crematorium
-Chelmer Park & Jubilee Park
-Boleyn Gardens & Beaulieu Park & Grande Vista
-Andrews Park & Melbourne Park
-Springfield Hall Park
-Chelmer Valley Local Naure Reserve and Swan Pond Pasture