Fun things to do in Essex
Exploring Epping Forest
A magnificent former royal hunting forest, the vast green open space is perfect for all year round activities. Whether it's cycling, walking or simply relaxing and appreciating the the fresh air and natural world, Epping Forest will not disappoint. Epping Forest’s visitor centre, “The View”, tells the Forest story and is next to the unique Tudor building, Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge dating back to 1543; both are free to enter and the beautifully restored “Butler’s Retreat” has quality refreshments. From here you can also follow two waymarked trails to explore different parts of the Forest.
There are also a wide range of events and activities taking place all year round. So why not watch the videos below, get inspired, visit the website to find out more and set off for a great day out.
Fun time in the forest
The Hunting Lodge
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Flying experience at Stow Maries Aerodrome
An exhilarating experience at the world's only remaining WWI aerodrome. Fly in a Tiger Moth for about 20 - 25 minutes and have your video taken as well. Email Russell@stowmaries.com or call 01245 326040 to find out more and book your experience.