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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Basildon

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360 Play Basildon

  • Basildon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

For safe and stimulating play that’s also loads of fun, look no further than 360 Play Basildon. Rides and role play make it a winner with kids. Get s...

Barleylands Farm Park

  • Billericay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Barleylands Farm Park is a popular place for schools, as it knows exactly how to bring the curriculum to life with their award winning themed days. T...

Wat Tyler Country Park

  • Basildon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wat Tyler Country Park covers an area of 125 acres within the South Essex Marsh area and contains a variety of habitats and a rich diversity of speci...

The Cater Museum

  • Billericay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Cater Museum is a distinctly educational stop but a particularly fun one for imaginative kids who can get their history fix and let the daydreams...

Barnards Miniature Railway

  • West Horndon
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Barnards Miniature Railway is a brilliant family attraction set in the delightful grounds of Barnards Farm amongst sculptures, rivers and woodland. T...

Legacy XS Centre

  • South Benfleet
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Sports Centres

In short, the Legacy XS Centre is awesome!  Boasting a 4,500 sq ft indoor skate park and 5,500 sq ft outdoor park, some of the star features include...

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

  • Stanford-le-Hope
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Pull on your wellies and get the dogs in the car. Thurrock Thameside Nature Park is the perfect spot for a muddy Sunday walk. This former landfill ha...

The Wind in The Willows Sculpture Trail

  • Billericay
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

If your kids love The Wind in the Willows, take them to Hanningfield Reservoir and bring their favourite story to life with the Wind in the Willows s...



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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...

Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

  • Battlesbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Battlesbridge Antiques Centre comprises over 80 dealers housed in a variety of old buildings and courtyards, and a vintage motorcycle museum. Great f...

The Chelmsford Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Chelmsford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Salty seafarers, unite! The Chelmsford Mystery Treasure Trail is calling out for seasoned explorers to get a whiff of the scent and uncover buried lo...

Hadleigh Castle

  • Hadleigh
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

When you're preparing the kids for a stop at Hadleigh Castle, it's best to clarify for them that they are ruins: it's a very different castle experie...

Rayleigh Mount

  • Rayleigh
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The dramatic Rayleigh Mount is the atmospheric remnants of an early medieval motte and bailey castle site, built by Sweyn of Essex if you're taking n...

Rascal Bay

  • Brentwood
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

At Rascal Bay normally the focus of adventure golf is the golf, but with a place like Rascal Bay it's rather hard not to focus on the adventure! Your...

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...

Rayleigh Windmill

  • Rayleigh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Rayleigh Windmill is an award-winning tourist and educational attraction, and popular venue for weddings and civil ceremonies. It is a Grade II l...

Brentwood Karting

  • Brentwood
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

The Brentwood Karting track is perfectly suited to junior karting. For this reason, they have built up a range of formats and karts so that kids can...

Brentwood Park Ski & Snowboard Centre1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Brentwood
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

If your child is enthusiastic and wants to learn Skiing or Snowboarding, Brentwood Park Ski and Snowboard Centre is the perfect place to do it. Their...

Leisure Island Fun Park

  • Canvey Island
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Leisure Island Fun Park is a little world of fun, made especially for the youngest adventure-lovers (from 18 months to 9 years). Located on the beaut...

Coalhouse Fort

  • East Tilbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Coalhouse Fort is considered to be one of the finest examples of an armoured casemated fort in the UK and is still undergoing restoration. It's also...

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