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Best Adventure Days Out In Abridge

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Epping Forest and Visitor Centre

  • Epping
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Epping Forest is, at 6,000 acres, the largest public open space in the London area and stretches a massive 12 miles from Manor Park in East London to...

Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

  • Havering-atte-Bower
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bedfords Park Visitor Centre offers a warm welcome and a great opportunity to learn about the wildlife that can be found in the surrounding park. Thi...

Waltham Abbey Gardens

  • Waltham Abbey
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Waltham Abbey Gardens is a truly magical and award winning site steeped in history and set in the grounds of the old Abbey, founded by King Henry II...

Kidspace Romford

  • Romford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Come to a soft play that wouldn’t look out of place on Mars. This innovative and futuristic play centre will have your little one feeling like an ast...

Royal Gunpowder Mills

  • Waltham Abbey
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Immerse the children in fun exploration of science, history and nature at theRoyal Gunpowder Mills. Set in 170 acres of beautiful, unique landscape,...

Parndon Wood Nature Reserve

  • Harlow
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Recorded as a woodland for at least 900 years, the Parndon Wood Nature Reserve is a haven for flora, fungi, birds, minibeasts, small mammals and deer...

Weald Country Park

  • Brentwood
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Weald Country Park offers an idyllic day out alongside nature, and although there are no physical play facilities there are still plenty of things to...

Go Ape Cockfosters

  • Enfield
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Trade the city centre in for a family forest adventure at Go Ape Cockfosters. As the highest Go Ape course in the South East, as well as part of Lond...



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Go Ape Alexandra Palace

  • North London
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Release your inner ape on a high ropes adventure at Go Ape Alexandra Palace! Set in an iconic London spot, the site offers 4 epic treetop adventures...

Lee Valley Regional Park

  • Broxbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Whatever the kind of day out you're looking for, Lee Valley Regional Park has something for everyone, with 10,000 acres to explore and a whole host o...

River Lee Counrty Park

  • Cheshunt
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Take a deep breath in of the lovely fresh air at River Lee Country Park in Hertfordshire, a great place to spend a day with the little ones where the...

Barking Sporthouse

  • Dagenham
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

Up for an active day out? Enjoy trampolining, skating and climbing all in the same location at Barking Sporthouse in Dagenham! Unleash your wild side...

Better Extreme Barking

  • Dagenham
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

Up for an active day out? Enjoy trampolining, skating and climbing all in the same location at Barking Sporthouse in Dagenham! Unleash your wild side...

Tottenham Marshes

  • Tottenham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Discover all sorts of wildlife at Tottenham Marshes, a great place for little adventurers to connect with nature and explore.  This large park i...

Walthamstow Wetlands

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

A peaceful walk in nature by the river isn’t an activity you associate with Central London? Visit Walthamstow Wetlands and change that! This is the n...

King Georges Playing Fields

  • Brentwood
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Amongst other things the under-titled King Georges Playing Fields features a really unique garden designed for the blind, with many specially selecte...

Thorndon Country Park

  • Brentwood
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Thorndon Country Park contains rare areas of heathland which are being carefully managed and restored in the most traditional and effective manner: b...

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Previously home to the London 2012 Games, they've put the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to great use and it's now a fabulous place for active families...

Harlow Town Park

  • Harlow
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The 164 acre park is a lovely place to visit in any season. There are attractive scenic landscapes, river walks and views, plus the paddling pool (op...

The Gibberd Garden

  • Harlow
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At The Gibberd Garden the softly designed glades, pools, lawns and alleys provide settings for some eighty varying sculptures, large ceramic pots and...

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