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Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

Bedfords Park, Broxhill Road, Havering-atte-Bower, Romford, Essex, RM4 1QH, Tel: 01708 748646, Email, www.essexwt.org.uk/reserves/bedfords-park

The visitor centre is in the middle of the 215 acres of Bedfords Park, open 7 days a week 9-5, 9-4 in the winter. It has a gift shop, seating area and a small cafe offering refreshments.

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  • Rail station: Harold Wood (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Brentwood Brewing Company

Calcott Hall Farm, Ongar Road, Brentwood, CM15 9HS, Tel: 01277 200483, Email, www.brentwoodbrewing.co.uk

Micro Brewery based in Brentwood, Essex. We brew traditional and craft beers and offer tours and brewery experience days. We also put on 4 beer festivals across the year.

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  • Rail station: Brentwood (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Brentwood Theatre
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8AG, Tel: 01277 200305, Email, www.brentwood-theatre.co.uk/

Brentwood Theatre is a fringe/studio theatre with a flexible seating and staging configuration.

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  • Rail station: Shenfield/Brentwood (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Copped Hall

Epping Upland, Epping, Essex, CM16 5HS, Tel: 0207 267 1679, Email, www.coppedhalltrust.org.uk

Copped Hall was the burnt-out shell of a fine Georgian mansion but now being restored. Superbly sited on a ridge overlooking its landscaped parkland. The mansion and gardens are situated on a site of ancient human habitation.

 
 
Epping Ongar Railway

Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN, Tel: 01277 365200, Email, www.eorailway.co.uk

Epping Ongar Railway is Essex's LONGEST heritage railway and the CLOSEST TO LONDON, running from Ongar to North Weald and into Epping Forest.

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  • Rail station: Epping Underground Station (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Gibberd Gallery
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1WG, Tel: 01279 446404, Email, www.gibberdgallery.co.uk

A permanent collection of 20th century British watercolours and drawings as well as a changing exhibition programme featuring the work of both local artists and artists of the world-renown.

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  • Rail station: Harlow (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Greensted church

Greensted, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9LD, Tel: 01277 363268, Email

The oldest wooden church in the world, dating from the 11th century. Picturesque building in a quiet location, with Tudor chancel and Crusaders grave. A supposed resting place for St Edmund’s body.

 
 
Harlow Museum

Muskham Road, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2LF, Tel: 01279 454959, Email, www.science-alive.co.uk

Harlow Museum is an oasis of tranquility, a centre for researchers, a family day out in the walled gardens and much more besides.

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  • Rail station: Harlow Town (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Hopefield Animal Sanctuary

Sawyer Hall Farm, Sawyer Hall Lane, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 9BZ, Tel: 01277 201110, Email, www.hopefield.org.uk

Hopefield Animal Sanctuary is a non-profit organisation that cares for over 400 sick, unwanted and mistreated animals throughout Essex.

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  • Rail station: Brentwood (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Ingatestone Hall
Historic Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Hall Lane, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 9NR, Tel: 01277 353010, Email, www.ingatestonehall.com

Tudor manor house and grounds containing furniture, pictures and memorabilia accumulated by the resident family over the centuries.

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  • Rail station: Ingatestone (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0LA, Tel: 01277 364883, Email, www.secretnuclearbunker.com/

Ex-government HQ nuclear bunker buried 80ft underground. Complete with kitchen, dormitories, power and filtration plant, plotting floor, government administration room, 120 yard long entrance tunnel, communication and scientists room.

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  • Rail station: Epping, Central Line (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Mayhem Paintball

Pryors Farm, Patch Park, Abridge, Essex, RM4 1AA, Tel: 01708 688517, Email, www.mayhem-paintball.co.uk

Mayhem Paintball, established in 1987, has 14 different playing areas ranging from the Urban with cars and hay barns, to Aeroplane Wood with a huge crashed passenger aircraft, to Tank Convoy with a T-34 Battle Tank, and 2 Saracen APCs.

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  • Rail station: Epping (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Mountnessing Windmill

Roman Road, Mountnessing, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0TZ, Tel: 0774 090 1323, Email, www.visitparks.co.uk/places/mountnessing-post-mill/

A weatherboarded post mill, restored to working order in 1983. See the huge wood and iron gears, with one pair of stones opened up for viewing. Subject to wind, guided groups may be able to see the sails turning.

 
 
 
Wild Forest Gym

Parsonage Farm, Ongar Road, Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0LA, Tel: 07970 739037, Email, www.wild-forest.co.uk

Outdoor activity centre.

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  • Rail station: Brentwood (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Old MacDonald’s Farm
VistEngland VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Weald Road, South Weald, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5AY, Tel: 01277 375177, Email, www.omdfarm.co.uk

An award-winning Educational Farm and Leisure Park in the Essex countryside - on the outskirts of East London, with farmyard favourites, rare breeds and exotic animals, plus indoor and outdoor leisure activities.

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  • Rail station: Brentwood (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Rope Runners Ltd
Essex Tourism Awards

The Secret Nuclear Bunker, Ongar Road, Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0LA, Tel: 01277 364470, Email, www.roperunners.co.uk

High Ropes adventure comes to Essex. We provide adrenaline filled activities on our new courses for anyone over 6 years old.

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  • Rail station: Brentwood (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
St Christopher’s Willingale

Brick House, Willingale, ESSEX, CM5 0SJ, Tel: 01277 896340

St Christopher’s and St. Andrew’s Willingale two historic rural Essex churches in one churchyard that straddles the Essex Way, welcomes individual, group and U3A visits.

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  • Rail station: Chelmsford (10 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Gibberd Garden

Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow, Essex, CM17 0NA, Tel: 01279 442112, Email, www.thegibberdgarden.co.uk

The Gibberd Garden is a tranquil, 7 acre garden, planned as a series of theatrical spaces, with a unique collection of sculpture – a garden to delight the senses and the mind.

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  • Rail station: Harlow Mill (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access