The Best Sightseeing Days Out In Basildon | Day Out With The Kids

Best Sightseeing Days Out In Basildon

  1. Toy aeroplane at The Cater Museum in Billericay

    The Cater Museum

    Billericay

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 3.6 miles from Basildon
  2. People on mini train at Barnards Miniature Railway in West Horndon

    Barnards Miniature Railway

    West Horndon

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.2 miles from Basildon
  3. Outside view of Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

    Battlesbridge Antiques Centre

    Battlesbridge

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor, Outdoor 6.3 miles from Basildon
  4. Two kids sat on a bench doing a treasure trail A must do

    The Chelmsford Mystery Treasure Trail

    Chelmsford

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 11.3 miles from Basildon
  5. A view of Hadleigh Castle in Hadleigh

    Hadleigh Castle

    Hadleigh

    Castles and PalacesCastles 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 6.4 miles from Basildon
  6. Steps on trail to Rayleigh Mount in Essex

    Rayleigh Mount

    Rayleigh

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6.5 miles from Basildon
  7. Clear day at Rayleigh Windmill

    Rayleigh Windmill

    Rayleigh

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 6.8 miles from Basildon
  8. Sky Driver ride at Leisure Island Fun Park in Canvey Island

    Leisure Island Fun Park

    Canvey Island

    Theme Parks and FunfairsTheme 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...

    Suitable for 0-8 Outdoor 7.3 miles from Basildon
  9. Outside view of Coalhouse Fort in East Tilbury

    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury

    LandmarksLandmarks

    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 7.4 miles from Basildon
  10. Buses at Castle Point Transport Museum in Canvey Island

    Castle Point Transport Museum

    Canvey Island

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Canvey Island's vintageCastle Point Transport Museum is now home to over 35 tremendously old and rare buses, coaches, vintage commercials, military a...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 7.9 miles from Basildon
  11. Fire engines at Essex Fire Museum in Grays

    Essex Fire Museum

    Grays

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Essex Fire Museum shows you how firefighting has changed over the years as there have been advances in technology. There are a collection of differen...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 8 miles from Basildon
  12. Thurrock Museum

    Thurrock Museum

    Grays

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Thurrock Museum welcomes families to explore the history of Thurrock through it's extensive exhibits and artefacts with a rich variety of items on sh...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 8.3 miles from Basildon
  13. Leigh Heritage Centre

    Leigh Heritage Centre

    Leigh-on-Sea

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Leigh Heritage Centre is a fascinating wealth of local historical artefacts and memorabilia with educational value. Outside nearby you can also pick...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 8.8 miles from Basildon
  14. RHS Hyde Hall

    RHS Hyde Hall

    Chelmsford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    RHS Garden Hyde Hall in rural Essex is a place where you can unwind in stunning natural surroundings while your kids run around, play and explore. To...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 8.8 miles from Basildon
  15. Aerial view of Tilbury Fort

    Tilbury Fort

    Tilbury

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Tilbury Fort on the Thames estuary has protected London's seaward approach from the 16th century through to the Second World War. Henry VIII built th...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 8.8 miles from Basildon
  16. Mushrooms at Hylands House and Park in Chelmsford

    Hylands House and Park

    Chelmsford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Hylands House and Park has plenty for the family to enjoy, with 574 acres of parkland, including recreational ancient woodland, grassland, lakes, pon...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 9.7 miles from Basildon
  17. Kids petting piglet at Old MacDonalds Farm & Fun Park in Padstow

    Old MacDonalds Farm & Fun Park

    Brentwood

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Everyone’s heard the old song, ‘Old MacDonald had a Farm’. Well now he’s got a fun park and a whole raft of awards to boot, at Old MacDonalds Farm &a...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 10.1 miles from Basildon
  18. Outside view of Chelmsford Museum

    Chelmsford Museum

    Chelmsford

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Chelmsford Museum Set in a park with an adventure play area, the museum offers a nice variety of exhibits, from a fine collection of fossils, a livin...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 10.5 miles from Basildon
  19. Hour glass at Room Escape Southend

    Room Escape Southend

    Southend On Sea

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Love the thrill of live escape games? Dare to take on a truly challenging escape room experience at Room Escape Southend! There are multiple escape r...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 10.7 miles from Basildon
  20. Guy watching show at Central Museum & Planetarium in Southend on Sea

    Central Museum & Planetarium

    Southend On Sea

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The understated Southend Planetarium at the Central Museum seats only 20 people but presents a range of talks about the entire universe, through vari...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 10.7 miles from Basildon

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