Join Visit Essex
- Find out more
Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UD
Free range family fun in the Farm Park with all weather activities; farmyard friends, soft play, outdoor adventures, tractor & trailer ride, miniature train and more. Plus 60+ Craft Village shops & studios to discover.
Main Rd, Dovercourt, Essex, CO12 3HJ
A small nature reserve of approx 2 acres with a small pond. Used by local groups, schools etc for educational purposes. Also by general public to view flora & fauna
Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL
One of Europe's finest zoos; with over 260 species and 50 daily displays including the chance to feed elephants and giraffes yourself!
Off Riffhams Chase, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2
Owned by the National Trust, Danbury Commons and Blakes wood encompass a large expanse of heathland, gorse and coppice, in addition to woodland.
South Green Road, Fingringhoe, Colchester, Essex, CO5 7DN
Nature reserve-125 acres of mixed habitat on the Colne Estuary. Nature trails, wheelchair access, bird hides, gift shop and visitors centre. Friendly atmosphere. Regular events for adults and children. Hot and cold drinks available.
Hawkswood Road, Downham, Billericay, Essex, CM11 1WT
A warm welcome will always greet you at Hanningfield reservoir visitor centre.The visitor centre is set in mature woodland and offers superb views over the 870 acre Hanningfield Reservoir.
The National Trust, Hatfield Forest Estate Office, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6NE
Hatfield Forest is a rare surviving example of a Medieval Royal Hunting Forest. It has wonderful ancient trees which are like magnificent living sculptures. Visit the shore of the lake & find all the facilities you need.
Barleylands Farm, Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UD
Imperial Bird of Prey Academy is the leading Bird of Prey centre in Essex offering experience days, school visits, static and flying displays.
Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF
Go wild at Lee Valley Park Farms! Meet all the animals from cuddly sheep to the loveable meerkat family. Explore the fantastic indoor and outdoor adventure play areas where the kids can go whooshing down the slopes on our toboggan run.
Marsh Farm Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM3 5WP
With 50 Acres of Magical Fun for Everyone, have a fabulous family day out at Marsh farm. Take part in many of the animal interactions and shows, including Pesky Pets Show, Pony Grooming and meet a Pet.
Northey Cottage, Northey Island, Maldon, Essex, UK
Small Island in the Blackwater Estuary with a large area of undisturbed salt marsh. Site of special scientific interest. Site of the Battle of the Maldon in AD991. Guided tours by prior arrangement.
Weald Road, South Weald, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5AY
An award winning Educational Farm Park in the Essex Countryside on the outskirts of east London with farmyard favourites and exotic animals plus indoor and outdoor leisure activities. Open all year round.
Broadlands, Broadley Common, Nazeing, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2DH
Redwings Ada Cole is home to around 70 horses, ponies and donkeys. Visitors can enjoy walking tours and horse care demonstrations, followed by hot drinks and tasty bakes from the café.
Chruch Road, Bowers Gifford, Essex, SS7 5BN
Bowers Marsh is an ancient landscape alive with the sights and sounds of wildlife. This grazing marsh has played a vital role in the lives of people and wildlife for centuries.
Little Wigborough, Essex, UK
Situated on the remote and attractive Blackwater Estuary, they are part of the Blackwater site of Special Scientific Interest. The salt marshes are rich in overwintering wildfowl and wading birds.
1 Old Hall Lane, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Maldon, Essex, CM9 8TP
An opportunity to see an abundance of coastal wetland bird species in their natural environment.