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Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park

  • Braintree
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Parks and Playgrounds, High Ropes Courses

Attraction Information

Finding something that’s fun for teenagers as well as toddlers can be a real challenge! More often than not, you’re pleasing one at the expense of the other however not at Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park!

This country park and play trail covers 100 acres of open space and features a 1.2km play trail with a giant seesaw, climbing forest, tyre swings, sand pits, rope climbers, slides and forts. Bigger children can fly like their favourite super hero characters on the sky ropes, while the little ones make the most of the water play area!

Make the most of the space and go explore on a bike, a horse or just your own two feet! There are lakes for fishing, fields to play football or fly a kite in and plenty of room for picnics!

Ideal for all ages to explore!

  • Open 08:00 to dusk
  • Dogs allowed
  • Car parking charges apply
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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 08:00 - dusk

Sky Ropes
Summer: Saturday to Sunday 11:00 - 16:30
Winter: Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 15:30

The Discovery Centre
Summer: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Winter: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 15:00


Free admission to Park

General Admission (Sky Ropes)
Adults: £10.00
Kids: £4.00

Travel & Contact Information


Great Notley, Braintree, Essex, CM77 7FS, England

Phone number

03330 132900



Click here to visit Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Car Park
30 minutes: £1.00
Up to 1 hour: £2.00
Up to 2 hours: £3.00
Up to 3 hours: £4.00
Over 3 hours: £5.00

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 15:00

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 16:00

Yes, Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome

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