Open your eyes to a world of outdoor experiences in Essex and enjoy far-reaching vistas and nature’s sounds while breathing in the good fresh air. From golf to flying, sailing to horse-riding, there are activities across Essex to suit all abilities. Choose from over 60 golf courses across Essex or fulfil a dream and take a hot air balloon ride. Pump up the action and experience the Olympic thrills of the Lee Valley White Water Centre or slow down the pace on a dreamy narrowboat trip on the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation. Take your pick!Open your eyes to a world of outdoor experiences in Essex and enjoy far-reaching vistas and nature’s sounds while breathing in the good fresh air.
Enjoying the great outdoors.
Go wild or just relax
Reach for the skies on a champagne balloon flight, the perfect adventure for that special celebration. Experience the Olympic thrills of the Lee Valley White Water Centre with its 300 metres of adrenalin-pumping, white water action. Fly in a Tiger Moth at Stow Maries Aerodrome. Or choose from a range of exhilarating activities at Essex Outdoors Centres, from kayaking to high ropes.
After some relaxation? Wind the pace right down on a tranquil narrowboat trip on the Chelmer and Blackwater navigation, passing through traditional locks. Learn to ride a horse at High Beech Riding School or enjoy a hack along the sunlit paths of Epping Forest. Or step back in time with a gentle cruise on a historic Thames Sailing Barge. The choice is yours…
Fancy a ‘drive’ out to Essex? Choose from over 60 golf courses up and down the county. Try the demanding fairways of Royal Epping Forest, or head for Burnham-on-Crouch Golf Club with its unsurpassed river views or the championship greens at Stoke by Nayland, set in glorious Constable Country. Make a golfing weekend of it!