Best Things To Do & Days Out In Essex
Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 83 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
National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich Peninsula, London, SE10 9NF
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Ave, Greenwich, London, SE10 8XJ
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, London, London, SE10 9HT
Hollywood Bowl Surrey Quays, Surrey Quays Leisure Park, Surrey Quays Rd, London, London, SE16 7LW
Shepreth Wildlife Park, Station Road, Shepreth, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 6PZ
All Star Lanes Brick Lane, 95 Brick Lane, London, London, E1 6QL
Hollywood Bowl Maidstone, Lockmeadow Entertainment Centre, Barker Rd, Maidestone, Kent, ME16 8SF
Chiselhurst Caves, Caveside Cl, Old Hill, Chiselhurst, Kent, BR7 5NL
Tower of London, St Katharine's & Wapping, London, London, EC3N 4AB
Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, London, London, SE1 2UP
Belmont House and Gardens, Belmont Park, Throwley Rd, Faversham, Kent, ME13 0HH
Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6AT
Flip Out Lakeside, Unit 614, The Quay at Intu Lakeside, West Thurrock, Grays, Essex, RM20 2AD
Jump Street Colchester, Cowdray Centre, 21 Mason Rd, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1BX
Jump Street Chelmsford, Dukes park Industrial Estate, 12 Richmond Rd, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6UA