If you know any other great things to do in Burnham-On-Crouch for kids not listed on DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - please get in contact - so we can add them to the site and share the fun places to go with other children - thanks a lot
Family Days Out near to Burnham-On-Crouch
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Wam Bam Boomerang (< 1 mile)
Wam Bam Boomerang Indoor play and party centre, offering dedicated toddler area and much excitement and craziness for the bigger ones.
Rollacity (5 miles)
Rollacity Great venue for a classic, healthy family zip about on quad, or inline skates. Ideal for balance and skill building, good exercise, plus they offer varying session types with differing music and games.
Fun Factory Rochford (5 miles)
Fun Factory Rochford 7m high 5 level play structure, kiddie quads track, rock climbing wall plus a synthetic ice arena with penguin skate aids.
Kids Kingdom (6 miles)
Southend On Sea
Kids Kingdom Under new management this year and boasting 8,000 square feet of play including huge vertical drop slide and crazy 14 foot JELLY MOUNTAIN as well as obstacle course style fun and other activities besides.
Southend Planetarium (7 miles)
Southend Planetarium Presents a range of talks about astronomy and the night sky. All presentations are live, suitable for ages 7 to adult, and you're allowed to ask questions!
CJs Bowling (7 miles)
CJs Bowling 12 tenpin bowling lanes with free entry kiddie soft play area also on site. Cafe plus pro shop.
Monkey Bizzness (7 miles)
Monkey Bizzness Traverse climbing wall, 4 Lane waterfall Astra slide, Canon soft ball shootout guns, 5 a side football and basketball court, separate under 5's area with mini cars, ball juggler, educational key panels etc.
Central Museum (7 miles)
Southend on Sea
Central Museum Houses the collections of local and natural history and archaeology, and tells the story of Southend’s growth as a major seaside destination. Free to explore!
Hockley Woods (7 miles)
Hockley Woods A tremendous amount of ancient trees, stunning wild flowers and local wildlife for an old fashioned family ramble. Plus playground and way marked trails.
Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf (8 miles)
Southend On Sea
Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf A long established 18 hole crazy golf course with fun structure features like the waterwheel and the lighthouse, plus loads of ramps, dips and hazards. Can you win a free game by sinking the 19th hole?!
Southend Marine Activities Centre (8 miles)
Southend On Sea
Southend Marine Activities Centre Nationally recognised watersports courses, including introductory courses in Sailing, Canoeing, Windsurfing, Powerboat Driving and Jetskiing. They also offer a wide range of beach based activities.
Sealife Adventure (8 miles)
Southend on Sea
Sealife Adventure From sharks to seahorses, starfish to stingrays, it’s all here in a family friendly environment with fascinating talks and presentations by their knowledgeable aquarists throughout the day.
Southend Pier and Train (8 miles)
Southend On Sea
Southend Pier and Train Apparently the longest pleasure pier in the world, featuring pier train and transport museum, fishing and sightseeing.
Southend Pier Museum (8 miles)
Southend On Sea
Southend Pier Museum boasts an exciting range of vintage train and tram carriages plus pictorial memorabilia, penny slot machines and period costumes.
Adventure Island (8 miles)
Southend on Sea
Adventure Island Situated on Southend Seafront on both sides of the world famous pier, the park boasts over 40 rides and attractions!
Southend Cliff Lift (8 miles)
Southend On Sea
Southend Cliff Lift Take a pleasurable journey on an iconic feature of Southend's rich heritage with fantastic views of the pier and estuary. It runs between Western Esplanade and Cliffton Terrace and will take pushchairs.
Blackwater Leisure Centre (8 miles)
Blackwater Leisure Centre - boasts a superb leisure pool, incorporating the challenging Jungle River ride, a fun flume ride, lazy river ride, a safe swimming area for children and novelty bubble pool! Plus separate Baby Pool for our youngest visitors and lane swimming provided.
Promenade Park (8 miles)
Promenade Park Formal gardens, splash park, adventure playground, sandy play area for children, picnic, play and recreation areas, maze, tennis courts, shops and cafes, a large model boating lake, skateboard park and much, much more...
Monkey Puzzle at Madison Heights (8 miles)
Monkey Puzzle at Madison Heights There is an amazing giant play frame that is over 6 meters high with a series of exciting climbing structures and educational toys and packed with slides, fun areas to explore and loads more!
Madison Lanes (8 miles)
Madison Lanes Tenpin bowling in their Air Conditioned environment with 22 fully computerised Tenpin bowling lanes, in two fun areas.
Sk8rs at Madison Heights (8 miles)
Sk8rs at Madison Heights Family friendly roller rink and skate hire, an excellent fun and healthy activity for the whole family. Other activities available on site.
Cheeky Monkeez (8 miles)
South Woodham Ferrers
Cheeky Monkeez Family run children's soft play centre for children aged 0 to 7 years, with a separate baby area for non walkers. Strong emphasis on imaginative play. We also have a cafe area for 40.
Creepy Crawlies Play Centre (8 miles)
Creepy Crawlies Play Centre We are a fun and exciting place for children under 8 to come and use up all their energy. We have a suitable soft play area for toddlers all on one level. Another softplay section on two levels for toddlers and youngters. Also a baby section with mats, baby gyms and toys.
Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park (8 miles)
South Woodham Ferrers
Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park Meet all your farmyard friends, Tractor and Trailer Rides, Indoor and Outdoor Play, Animal Interactions, Pesky Pet Show, Birds of Prey, Pet Barn, Milking Demonstrations and much more!
Made by You Pottery Painting Studio (8 miles)
Leigh On Sea
Made by You Pottery Painting Studio is a Pottery Painting and Craft Studio, where people of all ages and all abilities can paint , create and have fun, we offer parties and school holiday sessions too.
Belfairs Nature Reserve and Woodland (9 miles)
Leigh on Sea
Belfairs Nature Reserve and Woodland Get away from it all at this nature reserve and woodland centre and enjoy the wildlife and scenery. Lots of plants and animals to see, plus exhibits and displays in the woodland centre.
Rileys Sports Bar (9 miles)
Leigh on Sea
Rileys Sports Bar 10 lane family friendly tenpin bowling centre with ramps and gutter guards to give them a sporting chance!
Woodup Pool (9 miles)
Woodup Pool A very basic salt water bathing pool with an area of sand at one end. Open May to September. It should be noted they do not have lifeguards. Free to use!
Rayleigh Windmill (9 miles)
Rayleigh Windmill Try a charming little stop at an award-winning tourist and educational attraction which contains an accredited museum, an exhibition space and information about Rayleigh Mount.
Leigh on Sea Beach (9 miles)
Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea Beach Regularly voted in the Top 100 British Beaches, a lovely sandy beach which stretches for 7 miles from Leigh to Shoeburyness, excellent for swimming, windsurfing and sailing.
Leigh Heritage Centre (9 miles)
Leigh On Sea
Leigh Heritage Centre Interesting museum with local history artefacts, plus the new Leigh On Sea Heritage Trail starts nearby.
Tropical Wings World of Wildlife (9 miles)
Tropical Wings World of Wildlife All weather fun for the whole family, within acres of attractive gardens with one of the UK's finest tropical butterfly houses. Lively programme of animal encounters, animal feeds and fun activities, plus Monkey Run and Meerkat Lookout!
Rayleigh Megazone (9 miles)
Rayleigh Megazone Home of Megazone Laser Tag, MegaPlay Soft Play, Music Rooms, Theatre and S-Kape Youth Centre.
Rayleigh Mount (9 miles)
Rayleigh Mount An early medieval motte and bailey castle site great for exploration, which offers sweeping views across the Crouch Valley. Make the most of your day by visiting the adjacent windmill to explore historical exhibitions.
Megazone Laser (10 miles)
Megazone Laser Harmless but thrilling war game play in an atmospheric 2 storey arena, zapping each other with cool zero impact laser phasors! Staff marshalled and right beside an indoor play palace. Awesome!
Rayleigh Indoor Karting Stadium (10 miles)
Rayleigh Indoor Karting Stadium Suitable from age 10, the Arrive and Drive sessions provide a great introduction to karting and a chance to compete with the whole family!
Rayleigh Megaplay (10 miles)
Rayleigh Megaplay Home of awesome atmospheric Megazone Laser Tag, plus MegaPlay Soft Play, Music Rooms, Theatre and S-Kape Youth Centre! Loads!
Battlesbridge Antiques Centre (10 miles)
Battlesbridge Antiques Centre Over 80 dealers housed in a variety of old buildings and courtyards, and a vintage motorcycle museum. Great for quieter kids who'll just love all the mysterious stuff!
Hadleigh Castle (11 miles)
Hadleigh Castle Striking castle remains great for photos and sketches, overlooking some great play and picnic territory. Be warned though it's a little isolated, and there are no toilets or facilities nearby.
West Mersea Beach (11 miles)
West Mersea
West Mersea Beach A sandy pebbly beach great for crabbing, windsurfing and traditional beach days, with sandier shore at the eastern end where there's also a playground and some nature footpaths.
Castle Point Transport Museum (11 miles)
Canvey Island
Castle Point Transport Museum Home to over thirty old and rare buses and coaches alongside vintage commercials, military and emergency vehicles. Great for kids into all things 'vroom'!
Legacy XS Centre (12 miles)
Legacy XS Centre Huge facilities indoor and out, with a 6ft volcano, 90° and 45° hips, 8ft quarter pipe and loads more! Plus cool laser tag, multi use sports zone, modern dance studio with lessons.
Cudmore Grove Country Park (12 miles)
East Mersea
Cudmore Grove Country Park Tucked at the eastern tip of Mersea Island, the park includes a pleasingly sandy beach backed by a large expanse of open grassland perfect for summer games and picnics plus woodland to explore too. The information station offers maps… and parties!!
Chelmer Cruises (13 miles)
Chelmer Cruises Take a leisurely hour long cruise on Caffel, or hire a rowboat or open canoe and explore the canal yourselves! Public tours and private hire. Free for kids under 12months!
Sheerness Swimming Pool (13 miles)
Sheerness Swimming Pool Kids' inflatable fun session at the Sheerness swimming pool every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm till 3pm. Great fun for the whole family.
Bartons Point Coastal Park (13 miles)
Bartons Point Coastal Park A miniature railway, fishing and crabbing lake, model flying field, pitch and putt golf course, and a great new adventure play area too!
Layer Marney Tower (13 miles)
Layer Marney Tower A great place to visit whether you are planning to exhaust the children in the play area or enjoy the tranquility of the garden. The view from the roof shows the church, outbuildings, play area, gardens, estate and wildlife walk.
Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve (14 miles)
Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve Great for rambling, bird watching and nature photography; there's also a visitor centre. In the spring there is the unusual sight of Cormorants nesting in trees, one of the few places in Britain where they do this!
Partyman World Basildon (14 miles)
Partyman World Basildon is an indoor play centre which provides lots of fun and play for everyone on the huge themed play structures, football area, fantastic slides and the UK’s only indoor climbable volcano! There is also a specially designed toddler area for little guests who are under 3 years!
Laser Kombat Basildon (14 miles)
Laser Kombat Basildon Action packed laser tag fun for all the family. A great chance for an exciting run around with hi tech kit that keeps score of hits made and received.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Burnham-On-Crouch with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Essex can enjoy the great day out as well.

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