Search


  • Family Fun

 Walton on the Naze

Grange Barn

3

Address: Grange Hill, Coggeshall, Colchester, Essex CO6 1RE
Map Directions
Phone: 01376 562226
One of Europe's oldest timber-framed buildings, it has a cathedral-like interior and is linked to a local Cistercian abbey. » More Info

Walton Pier

4

Address: Walton Pier, Walton on the Naze, Essex CO14 8ES
Map Directions
Phone: 01255 672288
Walton Pier's 5-acre amusement complex provides hours of fun with well-lit, computerised Bowling Lanes, an Arcade with classic favourites and today’s latest tech games, a wide choice of Indoor Funfair Rides and all the fun of the fair! » More Info

Danbury Country Park

5

Address: Woodhill Road, Danbury, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 4AW
Map Directions
Phone: 01245 222350
Featuring 45 acres of grade II listed park and gardens with lakes, ancient woodland, wildflower meadow and historic features. Ideal for walking, families and picnics with friends. » More Info

East Anglian Railway Museum

6

Address: Chappel Station, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester, Essex CO6 2DS
Map Directions
Phone: 01206 242524
For over 50 years the East Anglian Railway Museum has been transporting visitors of all ages back in time to discover the unique history of the region’s railways. The site covers over 10 acres. » More Info

Marsh Farm

7

Address: Marsh Farm Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex CM3 5WP
Map Directions
Phone: 01245 321552
Meet the animals, feed the birds in our walk through aviary, cuddle the pets, groom a pony, sample some of our delicious freshly prepared food, play in our extensive indoor and outdoor play areas, jump on our bouncy pillows or catch an amazing show. » More Info

Nuclear High Ropes

8

Address: Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker, Ongar Road, Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex CM15 0LA
Map Directions
Mobile: 07375 221496
Explore Essex's biggest outdoor high ropes course with 6 different courses, three different challenge levels, over 70 aerial obstacles, ziplines & 50' big drop surrounded by woodland, there's climbing challenges for everyone of all ages. » More Info

Audley End Miniature Railway

9

Address: Audley End Road, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JB
Map Directions
Phone: 01799 510726
Take one of our Steam or Diesel Engines through the beautiful Audley End Estate Woodland, designed by Capability Brown. » More Info

Walton & Frinton Yacht Club

10

Address: Mill Lane, Walton on the Naze, Essex CO14 8PF
Map Directions
Phone: 01255 678161
Walton & Frinton Yacht Club is a beautifully located and historical clubhouse which was first established in 1908. » More Info

Colne Valley Railway

11

Address: Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Essex CO9 3DZ
Map Directions
Phone: 01787 461174
Sample the atmosphere and take a ride on an award winning period country railway. A pretty line, almost a mile long, with relocated station buildings, signal boxes and bridges all lovingly restored and rebuilt. » More Info

Splash Kayaking

12

Address: Hadleigh Park, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2PP
Map Directions
Phone: 07719 243733
Splash Kayaking offers Affordable, family kayaking sessions. Our sit on top kayaks are easy to use, safe and stable making them ideal for families wanting a new experience this summer. We are flexible and offer both single kayaks and double kayaks. » More Info

Barracudas Activity Day Camps

13

Address: Chigwell
Map Directions
Phone: 01480 467567
Barracudas children's camp in Chigwell offers fun activities for children aged 4 ½ - 14 years old. Unrivalled activities all in one place. 6 sessions a day and a choice for every one! Kids develop skills and enjoy new experiences. » More Info

Museum of Power

14

Address: Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex CM9 6QA
Map Directions
Phone: 01621 843183
The Museum, a unique and fascinating experience for all the family, is located at Langford, near Maldon, Essex and is easily accessible from the A12. » More Info

Cudmore Grove Country Park

15

Address: Broman's Lane, East Mersea, Colchester, Essex CO5 8UE
Map Directions
Phone: 01206 383868
A nature reserve of over 102 acres of unique coastal landscapes and habitat and heritage overlooking the Colne and Blackwater Estuaries. » More Info

ESSA Water Activities Centre

16

Address: Central Lagoon Meadgate Road, Nazeing, Essex EN9 2PB
Map Directions
Mobile: 07483 336741
We offer sailing, kayaking, canoeing, katakanuing, dragon boating, traditional rafting, mega SUPs, SUPs & powerboating. RYA sailing and powerboat courses & British Canoeing courses. Birthday parties. Corporate, school & youth group events. » More Info

Nuclear Wild Forest

17

Address: Brentwood
Map Directions
Mobile: 07970 739037
Set in 20 acres of mature woodlands Award Winning Nuclear Wild Forest offers the perfect location for everyone from adult training, family days out, birthday parties, get-togethers, team building, corporate and charity fundraising events. » More Info

Weald Country Park

18

Address: Weald Road, Brentwood, Essex CM14 5QS
Map Directions
Phone: 01277 261343
Famous for its deer park and Stick Man trail, Weald Country Park boasts spectacular views and space, covering over 520 acres of woodland, wildflower meadows and open grassland. » More Info

Geek Retreat Chelmsford

19

Address: 48 Cunard Square, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1AQ
Map Directions
Phone: 01245 290264
We’re a geek culture venue specialising in comics, trading card games, board games, video games, toys, American candy, milkshakes and all things geek. We hold regular gaming and events – with geek culture at its heart. » More Info

Lee Valley White Water Centre

20

Address: Station Road, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire EN9 1AB
Map Directions
Phone: 03000 030 616
You’ll find gallons of fun at Lee Valley White Water Centre, from white water rafting on the Olympic course to family paddling on our lake. » More Info

Jump Street Chelmsford

21

Address: 12 Richmond Road, Dukes Park Industrial Estate, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6UA
Map Directions
Phone: 01206 911035
JUMP STREET Chelmsford is a huge indoor adventure park with not only Essex’s biggest trampoline arena but also Essex’s largest Climbing facility and soft play Centre! » More Info

Brentwood Karting

22

Address: The Raceway, Brentwood Leisure Park, Warley Gap, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3DP
Map Directions
Phone: 01277 260001
Brentwood Karting host the South East's widest and most accessible outdoor go karting race track, suitable for adults and junior karting enthusiasts of all skill levels. » More Info

Mangapps Railway Museum

23

Address: Southminster Road, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8QG
Map Directions
Phone: 01621 784898
Mangapps Railway Museum is a privately owned working railway and museum established on a farm at Burnham on Crouch, Essex. » More Info

Promenade Park

24

Address: Park Drive, Maldon, Essex CM9 5JQ
Map Directions
Phone: 01621 854477
Located on the sloping bank of the river Blackwater, Maldon's Promenade Park has been a popular leisure location for over a hundred years. » More Info

Mountfitchet Castle

25

Address: Mountfitchet Castle, Stansted Mountfitchet, Stansted, Essex CM24 8LY
Map Directions
Phone: 01279 813237
Mountfitchet Castle is a multi-attraction incorporating Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village of 1066, House on the Hill Museum and Dinosaur Encounters including our New Animatronic Dinosaurs that arrived May 2024! » More Info

Essex Outdoors Bradwell

26

Address: Waterside Road, Bradwell Waterside, Bradwell on Sea, Southminster, Essex CM0 7QY
Map Directions
Phone: 01621 776256
Our Essex Outdoors centre at Bradwell is a coastal outdoor education centre, based on the River Blackwater Estuary, a lovely stretch of sheltered tidal water on the east coast of Essex. » More Info

Hadleigh Country Park

27

Address: Chapel Lane, Benfleet, Essex SS7 2PP
Map Directions
Phone: 01702 551072
Not only one of the UK's top mountain biking courses, Hadleigh Country Park offers something for everyone – idyllic countryside, magnificent views, a café and important historical sites. » More Info

Poplar Miniature Railway

28

Address: Poplar Nurseries, Coggeshall Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, Essex CO6 1HR
Map Directions
Phone: 01206 210374
Poplar Miniature Railway runs steam hauled miniature train rides through the landscaped gardens of Poplar Nurseries at Marks Tey near Colchester. » More Info

Jesters Childcare

29

Address: Chelmsford
Map Directions
Phone: 01245 222384
Jesters Breakfast, After School & Holiday Clubs for 4-12 year olds in Bicknacre. Form new friendships, acquire new interests & skills, nutritious meals provided, caring environment, large gardens. Fantastic activity theme days & trips. » More Info

Audley End House and Gardens

30

Address: Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JF
Map Directions
Phone: 01799 522842
As one of the greatest sights of East Anglia, with a spectacular stately home and outstanding, spacious grounds, Audley End House and Gardens has got something for all of the family. » More Info

Essex Outdoors Danbury

31

Address: Well Lane, Danbury, Essex CM3 4AB
Map Directions
Phone: 01245 223342
Essex Outdoors Danbury is a woodland haven in the heart of Essex and is located in seventy acres of prime countryside, just one mile from Junction 18 of the A12. » More Info

Belhus Woods Country Park

32

Address: Romford Road, Aveley, South Ockendon, Essex RM15 4XJ
Map Directions
Phone: 01708 865628
Over 300 acres in South Essex, Belhus Woods Country Park combines ancient woodland, kid's play area, meadows and lakes with a visitor centre and café. » More Info

Clacton Pier

33

Address: No.1 North Sea, Pier Gap, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1QX
Map Directions
Phone: 01255 421115
Europe's largest pleasure pier? Funfair • Coasters • Soft Play • Arcade • Bowling • Golf • Big Wheel • Jurassic Pier » More Info

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

34

Address: Creephedge Lane, Rettendon Common, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8ET
Map Directions
Phone: 01245 402019
From its iconic Dry Garden to exciting new features, our Essex garden goes from strength to strength. » More Info

Cosmic Circles Collective

35

Address: Levetts Farm Woodhill Common Road, Danbury, Essex CM3 4AN
Map Directions
Phone: 07960 023488
Holistic Learning Circles for children & their families. » More Info

Essex Outdoors Mersea

36

Address: Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea, Colchester, Essex CO5 8SX
Map Directions
Phone: 01206 383226
With over 60 acres of beautiful grounds and commanding far-reaching views across the estuary, Essex Outdoors Mersea offers many thrilling outdoor adventures. » More Info

Lakeside Karting

37

Address: Arterial Road (A1306), West Thurrock, Purfleet, Greater London RM19 1EA
Map Directions
Phone: 01708 863070
Lakeside Karting host the South East's largest and fastest outdoor go karting race track, suitable for adults and junior karting enthusiasts of all skill levels. » More Info

Essex Outdoors Harlow

38

Address: Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow, Essex CM20 2QS
Map Directions
Phone: 01279 620270
Essex Outdoor Harlow is our oasis of urban adventure, a small and friendly site offering an amazing amount of activities and excitement. » More Info

Saffron Screen

39

Address: Saffron Walden County High School, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4UH
Map Directions
Phone: 01799 500238
Saffron Screen is your not-for-profit independent cinema offering the big screen experience at a fraction of the price. » More Info

Firstsite

40

Address: Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JH
Map Directions
Phone: 01206 713700
See the world differently - experience the very best art and culture from around the world that inspires, empowers and opens your mind. An international gallery and creative community space, Firstsite is open all year round, for free, for everyone. » More Info

Clacton Pavilion

41

Address: Marine Parade West, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1QX
Map Directions
Phone: 01255 224993
Looking for things to do in Essex with your family or friends? Come to Clacton Pavilion and let us entertain you long into the evening with a huge variety of affordable activities and fun. » More Info

Cressing Temple Barns

42

Address: Witham Road, Braintree, Essex CM77 8PD
Map Directions
Phone: 03330 132738
Experience a unique piece of history at the 13th century, Knights Templar Barns, complete with Tudor walled garden and Tiptree tea rooms. » More Info

Thorndon Country Park

43

Address: Warley, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3RZ
Map Directions
Phone: 01277 211250
Colourful woodlands, birdlife, open parkland, fishing and the Gruffalo Trail make Thorndon Country Park the perfect destination for nature lovers, dog walkers and families alike. » More Info

Great Notley Country Park

44

Address: Great Notley, Braintree, Essex CM77 7FS
Map Directions
Phone: 0333 013 2900
Home to Essex's longest play trail and Sky Ropes, Great Notley Country Park offers the perfect family day out. » More Info

Adventure Island

45

Address: Sunken Garden, Western Esplanade, Southend on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE
Map Directions
Phone: 01702 443400
At Adventure Island, it’s your day, your way! We grant everyone free entry to our park. Yes, free entry, no catches! » More Info

Jump Street Colchester

46

Address: 1 Petrolea Close, Mile End, Colchester, Essex CO4 5TU
Map Directions
Phone: 01206 911035
JUMP STREET Colchester is a massive indoor trampoline park in Essex that provides an adrenaline rush for all ages! » More Info

Putt in the Park

47

Address: Saint Peter's Street, Lower Castle Park, Colchester, Essex CO1 1HL
Map Directions
Phone: 01206 579499
Office tournaments, school-trip events, family and friends day-out or a couple's competition, Putt in the Park is fun for everyone! » More Info

Sky Ropes

48

Address: Great Notley Country Park, Braintree, Essex CM77 7FS
Map Directions
Phone: 0345 603 7624
Get your heart racing and explore high in the sky in a quest to conquer Sky Ropes at Great Notley Country Park. » More Info

Royal Gunpowder Mills

49

Address: Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 1JY
Map Directions
Phone: 01992 707370
Individual - Groups - School Visits - Discover 300 years of explosive history. Experience an in-depth Tractor Trailer Guided Tour of our 170 acre site. Exhibitions / Film, 300 years of intrigue and history are ready for the adventurous and curious. » More Info

Barleylands

50

Address: Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex CM11 2UD
Map Directions
Phone: 01268 532253
Barleylands in Billericay, Essex is home to a range of farm animals, reptiles, birds of prey, craft studios, services and restaurants. » More Info