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    Parks and Playgrounds In Essex

    1. Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park

      Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park

      Braintree

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    2. Epping Forest and Visitor Centre

      Epping Forest and Visitor Centre

      Epping

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    3. Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

      Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

      Fingringhoe

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    4. Castle Park and Gardens

      Castle Park and Gardens

      Colchester

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    5. Waltham Abbey Gardens

      Waltham Abbey Gardens

      Waltham Abbey

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    6. Cudmore Grove Country Park

      Cudmore Grove Country Park

      East Mersea

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    7. High Woods Country Park

      High Woods Country Park

      Colchester

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    8. Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve

      Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve

      Colchester

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    9. Admirals Park

      Admirals Park

      Chelmsford

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    10. Baddow Hall Park

      Baddow Hall Park

      Chelmsford

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    11. Chelmer Park

      Chelmer Park

      Chelmsford

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    12. Brook End Gardens

      Brook End Gardens

      Chelmsford

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    13. Blake House Craft Centre

      Blake House Craft Centre

      Braintree

      Arts and Crafts Arts and Crafts

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    14. Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens

      Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens

      Braintree

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    15. Thorndon Country Park

      Thorndon Country Park

      Brentwood

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    16. Weald Country Park

      Weald Country Park

      Brentwood

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    17. Hylands House and Park

      Hylands House and Park

      Chelmsford

      Stately Homes and Gardens Stately Homes and Gardens

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    18. Harlow Town Park

      Harlow Town Park

      Harlow

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    19. The Gibberd Garden

      The Gibberd Garden

      Harlow

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    20. Parndon Wood Nature Reserve

      Parndon Wood Nature Reserve

      Harlow

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor

    Find The Best Parks and Playgrounds in Essex

    We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Essex in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 32 Essex parks and playgrounds to pick from. Alternatively, why not explore some other adventure days out nearby, including national parks, high ropes courses or activity centres. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

    All the parks and playgrounds we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

    Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

    If you've visited one of these parks and playgrounds in Essex , please consider leaving a review on the attraction page to help others plan their next fun day out.

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