Conservation centre run by the Essex Wildlife Trust.
One of the best value theme parks in the South East with over 40 rides.
Arena Essex Raceway is a stock car and speedway racing track. Here you can watch amazing racing action, whether it's the contact formula where you'll see the...
Saffron Walden, Essex
Audley End is one of England's most magnificent stately homes. Built by Thomas Howard, Earl of Suffolk to entertain King James I.
Note: English Heritage mem...
Discover free range family fun at Barleylands. In the Farm Park get close to farmyard friends and join in daily animal activities in the indoor animal barn a...
Everyone Can Climb! Our centre offers sessions for absolute beginners through to experienced climbers on our climbing wall or bouldering area. The starting a...
The gallery houses some 2,000 works, including works by Constable.
Land based activities for children and adults. See website for details.
Brentwood Karting offers a wide range of karting formats and options. Race on your own, as part of a team, or simply turn up and drive some practice laps.
Just upstream from Flatford Mill, the restored thatched 16th century cottage houses an exhibition about John Constable. Set in an area of outstanding beauty.
15th century building.
Coalhouse Fort had links with centuries of coastal defence, the fort was in operation during the two World Wars.
East Anglia's largest sports and leasure complex. Facilities include a leisure pool with flumes, fitness pool, gym, health spa and squash.
With over 270 species set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes, more than 50 daily displays, new undercover soft play complex, 4 adventure play areas,...
Two of the world’s largest and finest Templar timber-built barns and beautiful grounds with a stunning Walled Tudor Garden.
Part of an old park, wodland, lake with ducks and gardens.
Canvey Island, Essex
The oldest of originally three (known) Dutch Cottages on Canvey Island, this one is dated 1681. It was occupied into the twentieth century until it was made ...
A working museum representing 100 years of railway. Working signal boxes, restoration shed, locomotives and more.
St Osyth, Essex
P51D Mustang on display together with other World War II exhibits.
Visitor Centre for information on and exploration of Epping Forest.
Epping Ongar Railway is Essex’s award winning longest heritage railway and the closest to London, running from Ongar to North Weald and into Epping For...
Established in 1987 and voted the number one paintball site in the UK, Force 10 Essex offers one of the best paintballing experiences available. With top of ...
Force 10 Southend Paintball houses some excellent game zones and featuring some classic paintball missions such as capture the flag. Rumour has it there is a...
At Foxburrows Farm you can see many animals including owls, rabbits, sheep, pigs and many more.
Gnome Magic is an unusual place to visit with a garden that extends into a woodland where around 500 Gnomes, Witches and other creatures dwell.
Go Bananas is a large indoor adventure play centre. As well as a large play area there is a 3 storey climbing frame, a tiny town adventure for toddlers, a cl...
Chipping Ongar, Essex
Greensted Church is the oldest wooden church in the world, dating from the 11th century.
The remains of a once almighty fortress constructed over seven centuries ago, only the barbican and two towers remain. The country park is made up of woodlan...
Ancient woodland, lake, farm, nature trail and picnic area.
100 acre woodland reserve, overlooking the reservoir, with nature trails and bird hides.
Harlow Dogs includes an upstairs restaurant and bar, and a downstairs bar whilst you watch the races.
330 acres of woodland, grassland and wetland.
A beautiful grade II listed neo-classical villa set in over 500 acres of parklands and gardens.
3 storey ex-government regional HQ, buried 80ft underground. Features include a kitchen, dorms, power, filtration, plotting floor, government administration ...
Lakeside Karting offer a wide range of karting formats and options. Race on your own, as part of a team, or simply turn up and drive some practice laps.
Tudor building with the tallest gatehouse in Britain.
We are a family run Pottery Painting and Craft Studio based on London Road, Leigh-on-Sea (Half way between Waitrose and Chalkwell Park and opposite the Tesco...
South Woodham Ferrers, Essex
All your farmyard favourites with tractor & trailer rides plus extensive indoor and outdoor play areas. There is also a restaurant, gift shop, milking de...
Since 1987, Mayhem Paintball have been entertaining fun-loving ballers from the London area and beyond - from local celebrities to Arabian royalty. With 16 p...
The Mercury Theatre in Colchester is the most active producing theatre in the East of England, and is a vital centre of excellence in the East's growing crea...
Experience incorporating Mountfitchet Castle and a Norman Village.
Note: As there are numerous animals roaming freely within the grounds, dogs are not ...
Well preserved 12th century Priory housing a museum of the Priory's history and a historic collection of radios. Set in the middle of a lovely park.
Rayleigh Karting Stadium is the longest indoor circuit in Essex with racing for between 1 and 100 Drivers. No experience necessary here and it's the nearest ...
Redwings Ada Cole is home to around 70 horses, ponies and donkeys, including handsome Gelderlander Zippy, cheeky donkey Del Boy and lovely little Shetland ma...
Waltham Abbey, Essex
300 years of secret history, combined with 175 acres of natural parkland, historic buildings and structures.
Rainham Marshes is a fantastic day out for all the family! You can explore this lovely nature reserve throughout the year, and get close to the amazing wildl...
Come close to the wonders of marine life.
13th/14th century timber-framed moated manor house with Tudor additions.
Displays of archaeology, wildlife and local history.
Southend Marine Activities Centre has a range of watersports and other outdoor activities. It also has an outdoor educational centre offering courses to both...
Southend Pier is the longest pleasure pier in the world at 1.3 miles. Since a fire struck in 2005, the end of the pier doesn't have many features but the rai...
The Original Great Maze changes each year, the maze is made of crops and stands at 8 feet (not open all year round).
The best and largest example of 17th century military engineering in England. Trace the history from Henry VIII up to World War II.
Tropical wings is a wildlife centre with a massive selection of different animals. You can see the keepers feeding the wallabies, lemurs and meerkats, an ind...
Walton on the Naze, Essex
Take a ride on the Red Baron, be thrilled on the Waltzer, release that road rage on the Dodgems or strike it lucky in the Tenpin Bowling Centre. Walton Pier ...
120 acres of meadow, woodland, ponds and marshland. There is also a motorboat museum, craft shops, children's playground, historic buildings and miniture rai...
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