Best Things To Do & Days Out In Essex
Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 84 fun things to do in Essex for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Essex day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.
Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Essex with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.
If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.
Things to do in Essex
Colne Valley Railway, Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 3DZ
Cammas Hall Farm, Needham Green , Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, CM22 7JT
Adventure Island, Western Esplanade, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 1EE
Epping Ongar Railway, Station Approach, Chipping Ongar, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN
Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0LA
Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood, , Warley, Essex, CM13 3RZ
Weald Country Park, Weald Rd, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5QS
Old MacDonald's Farm and Fun park, Weald Rd, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5AY
Mountfitchet Castle, 12 Grove Hill, Stansted, Essex, CM24 8SP
Hastys Adventure Farm, West Rd, Clacton-on-sea, Essex, CO15 1AG
Thames Chase Forest Centre, Broadfields Farm, Pike Lane, Upminster, Essex, RM14 3NS
TeamSport Go Karting Harlow, Unit E, 26 River Way, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2DP
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, Essex, CO10 9BA
Audley End House and Gardens, Audley End Rd, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF
Audley End Rd, Audley End,, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF