Essex – Things To Do

Tiptree Jam Museum and Tea Room

Visit the old artifacts involved in jam making through the centuries. The tours show extensive collection of J S Wilkin on display and of village life back in the day. The tea room offers an extensive menu and of course includes jams and preserves.
Triptree Essex, CO5 ORF

Adventure Island Fun Park

The UK’s No 1 FREE ADMISSION Fun Park. Located on Southend-on-Sea’s seafront with over 40 rides and attractions for all the family to enjoy.
Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE

Hopefield Animal Sanctuary

A non profit organisation caring for over 500 sick, unwanted and mistreated animals. Come and see the animals including donkeys, goats, sheep, lamas, reptiles and many more. Suggested duration of visit is 1-2 hours.
Brentwood CM159BZ

Wat Tyler Country Park

With 125 acres to explore, Hawthorn Scrub, meadow, miniature railway, sculpture trail and birdwatching hideouts you can lose yourself in nature at the park. Refreshment facilities are available.
Basildon SS16 4UH

Old Macdonalds Farm

The farm has lots of rides and amusements whatever the weather with indoor and outdoor play areas, tractor rides and giant slides and with over 30 species of animals theres something for everyone.
Brentwood CM14 5AY

Pet’s Corner

Free entry into this farm yard experience with many domesticated animals and exotic pets. The farm also has a gift shop.
Harlow CM20 2QG

Hasty’s Adventure Farm

An adventure farm for kids aged 3-11 years. A fun day out with sand pits, games, go karts and lots of animals to stroke.
Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1AG

Stay and Splash

The Canvey Lido at the Paddocks is suitable for ages 0-8 years. There is a climbing frame, party room and new Kitchen offering an extensive menu.
Long Road SS8 0JA

Partyman World of Play

Hours of fun with multi-level play areas, ball pools, make a bear, comfy areas for adults and an extensive menu with freshly prepared food.
Thurrock RM20 2ZP

Audley End Miniature Railway

Travel on a steam or diesel engines through Audley End Estate Woodland. Find the bears, fairies and elves as you walk through the land. A magical day out ensures.
Saffron Walden Essex CB11 4JB