The Best Things To Do Outdoors In Birch Green | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do Outdoors In Birch Green

  1. Visitors centre at Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve in Colchester

    Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve

    Colchester

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    The huge expanse of Essex and Suffolk Water's Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve is one of Europe's top wetland sites and a great trip for families ei...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 1.1 miles from Birch Green
  2. Outside view of Layer Marney Tower in Colchester

    Layer Marney Tower

    Colchester

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    The view from the roof shows the church, outbuildings, play area, gardens, estate and wildlife walk. Layer Marney Tower is a great place to visit whe...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 1.4 miles from Birch Green
  3. Red panda at Colchester Zoo

    Colchester Zoo

    Colchester

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Set in 60 acres of parkland, Colchester Zoo is the perfect place to meet your favourite animals while surrounded by beautiful scenery. Enjoy a hands...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 1.9 miles from Birch Green
  4. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

    The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail

    Colchester

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Crime is blighting the streets of Colchester and they’re calling out for answers! Can you crack The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail? A super spy is...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 4.8 miles from Birch Green
  5. Outside view of Bourne Mill in Colchester

    Bourne Mill

    Colchester

    LandmarksLandmarks

    A delightful piece of late Elizabethan playfulness. Built for banquets and converted into a mill in the 19th century. Bourne Mill is set in tranquil...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 4.9 miles from Birch Green
  6. Visitors at Colchester Castle Museum

    Colchester Castle Museum

    Colchester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    At Colchester Castle Museum follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers, Norman invaders, the Witchfinder General and the devastation of Queen Boudica!...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 5.2 miles from Birch Green
  7. Man resting in gardens at Castle Park and Gardens in Colchester

    Castle Park and Gardens

    Colchester

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Castle Park and Gardens is a town centre oasis: terrific to retreat to with the family for an afternoon, featuring loads of things to see and do with...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 5.3 miles from Birch Green
  8. Families on beach at Woodup Pool in Maldon

    Woodup Pool

    Maldon

    LidosLidos

    Woodup Pool, also known as Woodrolfe Pool is a very basic salt water bathing pool that even has its own little beach at one end! The pool can be foun...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 5.5 miles from Birch Green
  9. Sunset at West Mersea Beach

    West Mersea Beach

    West Mersea

    BeachesBeaches

    There’s nothing like the feeling you’ve discovered something new, which is exactly what you’ll get from a visit to West Mersea Beach. Set in an islan...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 5.8 miles from Birch Green
  10. Black carrion crow at High Woods Country Park in Colchester

    High Woods Country Park

    Colchester

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Covering woodland, marshland, lake and wildflower meadows, High Woods Country Park boasts a wealth of explorable terrain with intriguing nature walks...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6 miles from Birch Green
  11. Visitor centre at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

    Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

    Fingringhoe

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Out on the reserve at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve you will find a picnic area, nature trails and bird hides (some easy access) and view-points wi...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6.5 miles from Birch Green
  12. Thomas the Tank at East Anglian Railway Museum in Colchester

    East Anglian Railway Museum

    Colchester

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    East Anglian Railway Museum has a great collection of steam engines, carriages, and wagons to discover, plus a mini rail you can explore. There is pl...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 6.7 miles from Birch Green
  13. Dog on walking trail at Cudmore Grove Country Park in East Mersea

    Cudmore Grove Country Park

    East Mersea

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    You can start your trip to the Green Flag Awarded Cudmore Grove Country Park with a stop at the Information Room, where information from the Educatio...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 8 miles from Birch Green
  14. Huts at Brightlingsea Beach in Colchester

    Brightlingsea Beach

    Colchester

    BeachesBeaches

    Are you into boats and history? Make your casual day at the beach a tiny bit more exciting and choose Brightlingsea Beach near Essex. This historic b...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 8.5 miles from Birch Green
  15. People swimming at Brightlingsea Open Air Pool in Colchester

    Brightlingsea Open Air Pool

    Colchester

    LidosLidos

    Brightlingsea Open Air Pool is a vintage offering in lido terms, originally built in 1933 and comprising a 15m paddling pool and a 50m main pool. The...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 8.7 miles from Birch Green
  16. Vintage cars at The Cressing Temple Barns in Braintree

    The Cressing Temple Barns

    Braintree

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    The Cressing Temple Barns is the largest of the Knights Templar's Essex based landholdings boasts the oldest known wooden structure in the world! So,...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 9.1 miles from Birch Green
  17. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

    Maldon Treasure Hunt Trail

    Maldon

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Eye patch? Check! Parrot on shoulder? Check! You’re all ready for a jaunt on the Maldon Treasure Hunt Trail where cracking codes and solving clues wi...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 9.4 miles from Birch Green
  18. Family on splash pad at Promenade Park in Maldon

    Promenade Park

    Maldon

    National ParksNational Parks

    Promenade Park is the District's most popular park and has undergone a major refurbishment programme in recent years. Promenade Park offers the follo...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 9.6 miles from Birch Green
  19. Sunrise at St Osyth Beach in Clacton On Sea

    St Osyth Beach

    Clacton-on-Sea

    BeachesBeaches

    Enjoy a relaxing day by the seaside. Collect pebbles and enjoy the charm of unspoilt nature at St Osyth Beach near Clacton On Sea. This is a very sto...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 10.6 miles from Birch Green
  20. 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 16.2 miles from Birch Green

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