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Romford Road, Aveley, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 4XJ (6 miles, 10 km)

tel: 01708 865628

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

 

Roman Road, Mountnessing, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0TZ (4 miles, 6 km)

tel: 0345 603 7624 

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.

 

Mill Lane, Stock, Essex, CM4 9RY (7 miles, 12 km)

tel: 0345 603 7624 

A medium-sized brick tower mill, c.1816. It has four patent sails, a fantail and three pairs of millstones.

 

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The Avenue, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3RZ (0 miles, 0 km)

tel: 01277 211250

Thorndon Country Park has 500 acres of tranquil woodlands and open park space perfect for exploring the great outdoors. It's also home to the famous Gruffalo Trail.

 

Weald Road, South Weald, Essex, CM14 5QS (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 01277 261343 

Enjoy over 500 acres of woodland, lakes, meadows, open grassland and spectacular views at Weald Country Park. The park is famous for its wildlife, including fallow deer, cattle, herons, mallard ducks and other water birds.

 

South Weald, Brentwood, CM14 5QS (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 01277 261 343

Visit the Stick Man Play Trail at Weald Country Park for great family fun across our seven areas of interactive themed play equipment.

 

Bedfords Park, Broxhill Road, Havering-atte-Bower, Romford, Essex, RM4 1QH (5 miles, 8 km)

tel: 01708 748646

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.

 

Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Drake Road, Chafford Hundred Grays, Thurrock, RM16 6RG (7 miles, 12 km)

tel: 01375 484016

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.

 

Hornchurch Country Park, Squadron’s Approach, Hornchurch, RM12 6DF (6 miles, 9 km)

tel: 01708 520364

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

 

West Thurrock Way, West Thurrock, Grays, Essex, RM20 2ZP (8 miles, 13 km)

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.

 

Essex Wildlife Trust, Lower Dunton Road, Basildon, Essex, SS16 6EJ (4 miles, 7 km)

tel: 01268 419103

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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Weald Road, South Weald, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5AY (4 miles, 6 km)

tel: 01277 375177

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.

 

The Old Stockyard, Cricketers Lane, Herongate, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3PZ (1 miles, 2 km)

tel: 01277 811012

One of the best ways to explore is by bike. TrailNet offers you the chance to hire bikes, tandems, trailers, child seats and tagalongs. Cycle hire at Great Notley Country Park, Thorndon Country Park and Langdon Nature Reserve in Essex.

 

54c Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9LS (5 miles, 7 km)

tel: 01277 500121

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

 

Calcott Hall Farm, Ongar Road, Brentwood, CM15 9HS (2 miles, 4 km)

tel: 01277 200483

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.

 

Kelvedon Hall Lane, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5TL (6 miles, 9 km)

tel: 07494 499379

 

Harrow Road, Bulphan, RM14 3BP (4 miles, 7 km)

tel: 01708 983590

 

Greensted, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9LD (8 miles, 13 km)

tel: 01277 363268

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.