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Lee valley Regional Park

Enjoy a picnic, hop on a bike, explore the countryside, take a boat trip along the River Lee,…

Hadleigh Castle

The impressive remains of a mighty fortress constructed over seven centuries ago; overlooking the…

Summer of Art exhibition at Jaywick Martello Tower

Built originally as a Napoleonic Fort in the early 19th century the tower now acts as a central hub…

Cressing Temple Barns

Historically the most important - and dimensionally the largest - of the Knights Templar's Essex…

Sealife Adventure aquarium

Sea Life Adventure Aquarium is the South-East’s premier aquatic attraction with over 40 unique…

Harlow Museum Walled Gardens

Learn about Harlow's history and explore three historic gardens set across two acres of lush green…

View of permanent historical exhibition at Jaywick Martello Tower

Built originally as a Napoleonic Fort in the early 19th century the tower now acts as a central hub…

Great Notley Country Park

Great Notley Country Park covers some 100 acres of open space, which is managed for the benefit of…

Princes Theatre

Situated in the picturesque town of Clacton on Sea, sit's a 820 seat 1930's theatre, the largest…

Flitch Bridge Essex

Passing through 15 miles of countryside, along the former Bishop's Stortford to Braintree railway…

Landscape of green grass, blue skies and a variety of trees.

Explore trees from across the world in Markshall's world-class Arboretum. Discover the unique…

Three Layers of purple plants: Campanula lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety', Nepeta racemosa 'Walkers Low'and Allium 'Jackpot'

Set in the heart of rural Essex, and enjoying stunning panoramic views of the surrounding…

Adventure Island

Adventure Island is the U.K's No.1 FREE ADMISSION Fun Park. Situated on Southend-on-Sea's famous…

Crouch Valley Rail Ale Trail

A 16.5 mile voyage of real ale discovery on the Essex coast. Travel along the scenic Crouch Valley…

Chappel Viaduct

Accessible by train this 4 mile / 6.4 km walk explores the rolling countryside bordering the…

Witham - River

This nice waterside stroll follows the River Brain through the Essex town of Witham.  The route…

Burnham boats and quayside

Easily accessible by rail this family friendly walk of approximately 5.5 miles guides you around…

Rochford Boatyard

An easy 8 mile circular walk across countryside and incorporating part of the sea wall, passing a…

Southend Victoria to Leigh Walk

Accessible by train, this 2.5 mile (3.9km) family friendly walk takes you along the sea front and…

Lee Valley Riding School

Lee Valley Riding Centre is British Horse Society approved and offers horse riding lessons for…

Lee Valley White Water Centre

Are you looking for an exhilarating day out filled with adventure and excitement? Discover Lee…

Mistley Towers

This is a rare example of Robert Adam's ecclesiastical work. Originally it was a parish church, St.…

Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation

This waterway runs through a largely unspoilt part of rural Essex and connects the county town of…

Riverside Sports Centre Exterior Chelmsford

Chelmsford's largest leisure centre with a superb range of facilities including an ice rink, indoor…

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