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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

Hornchurch Country Park, Squadron’s Approach, Hornchurch, RM12 6DF, Tel: 01708 520364, Email, www.essexwt.org.uk

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre is situated in Hornchurch Country Park and has fantastic views over the Valley which gives it its name.

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  • Rail station: Hornchurch (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
360 Play Basildon

Festival Leisure Park, Festival Way, Basildon, SS14 3WB, Tel: 01908 670160, Email, www.360play.co.uk

Somewhere to go whatever the weather and not just another indoor play centre, 360 Play is a revolution in family entertainment with indoor and outdoor rides, creative and imaginative play set around a 3 storey play frame.

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  • Rail station: Basildon (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Barleylands Farm Park and Craft Village
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Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UD, Tel: 01268 290229, www.barleylands.co.uk

Get ready for free range family fun at Barleylands Farm Park. Say hello to cuddly farmyard friends, meet birds of prey, run wild in the indoor play or jump aboard the tractor and trailer ride.

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  • Rail station: Billericay (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Belhus Woods Country Park
Green Flag Award

Romford Road, Aveley, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 4XJ, Tel: 01708 865628, Email, www.visitparks.co.uk/places/belhus-woods-country-park/

Woodland, open grassland and lakes suitable for walking, picnics and fishing. Visitor Centre with refreshments on site. Guided tours by arrangement.

 
 

54c Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9LS, Tel: 01277 500121, Email

Billericay Brewing Company is a microbrewery and beer shop based in Billericay. We make bottled conditioned craft beers that have taste and character.

 
 
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
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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
 
 
 
Chafford Gorges Nature Park

Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Drake Road, Chafford Hundred Grays, Thurrock, RM16 6RG, Tel: 01375 484016, Email

Chafford Gorges visitor centre is set in a spectacular position over looking Warren Gorge. Chafford Gorges nature park offers 200 acres of green space for numerous wildlife and recreation for the 12,500 people living in Chafford Hundred.

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  • Rail station: Chafford Hundred (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Essex Fire Museum
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Grays Fire Station, Hogg Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5QS, Tel: 01375 379167, Email, www.essex-fire.gov.uk

A history of the Essex Fire Service with items from the 18th century to today including appliances, uniforms, photos and WW2 memorabilia.

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  • Rail station: Grays (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
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.

 
 
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
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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
 
 
 
intu Lakeside

West Thurrock Way, West Thurrock, Grays, Essex, RM20 2ZP, Tel: 01708 869933

Lakeside has over 250 shops, cafes and restaurants within the shopping centre - and together with the retail park, it forms one of the largest shopping destinations in the UK.

 
 
 
Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker
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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
 
 
 
Langdon Visitor Centre

Essex Wildlife Trust, Lower Dunton Road, Basildon, Essex, SS16 6EJ, Tel: 01268 419103, Email, www.essexwt.org.uk

Set in a stunning nature reserve of 461 acres which comprises woodland, meadows, lakes and former plotland gardens. There are beautiful wildlife gardens and a museum of Plotland Life.

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  • Rail station: Laindon (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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)