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Best Days Out In Bournes Green, Essex For Babies and Toddlers

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Kids Kingdom

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Kids Kingdom is now under new management but still has over 8,000 square feet of play including a 14 foot vertical drop slide and crazy 14 foot JELLY...

Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf

  • Southend On Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf is an 18 hole crazy golf course with fun features and amusing hazards for the whole family to play together plus you can win...

Sealife Adventure

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Aquariums

Do you love all things aquatic? Or have you got a budding marine biologist in the family? Then dive under the waters of the world at Sealife Adventur...

Southend Pier and Train5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

The visitor information centre on the pier is the place to start, being the place to book boat trips etc and having information on the immediate amen...

Adventure Island Southend-on-Sea

  • Southend On Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Rides and attractions at Adventure Island include Rage, a 75ft roller coaster with a more-than-vertical drop! Over The Hill, a new dark ride experien...

ODEON Southend

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

From the Amazon jungle to the Sahara desert, nowhere is too far for the world of film! Take a trip into your imagination at ODEON Southend. With 8 sc...

Southend Cliff Lift

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Take a pleasurable journey on an iconic feature of Southend's rich heritage with fantastic views of the pier and estuary. The lift can accommodate up...

Three Shells Beach

  • Southend On Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Beach time! Tell the kids to take all the tools they need to build a sand castle, put your swimsuit on and head out to Three Shells Beach near Southe...



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Westcliff Bay Beach

  • Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

The kids enjoy playing with pebbles and sand by the sea? If the sun's out, you should be heading to Westcliff Bay Beach near Westcliff On Sea! This l...

Fun Factory Rochford

  • Rochford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

TheFun Factory Rochford has a wicked little cluster of fun waiting for you: cool as individual options for a range of kids who don't want to do the s...

Chalkwell Beach

  • Southend On Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Kids, spades, buckets and sunscreen ready? Head out for a lovely day in the sun at Chalkwell Beach near Southend On Sea. This quiet family-friendly b...

Leigh Bell Wharf

  • Leigh-on-Sea
  • Indoor
  • Beaches

Taking the kids to the seaside is always a pleasure. Avoid the large popular beaches and find a spot at Leigh Bell Wharf near Leigh On Sea, instead....

Leigh on Sea Beach

  • Leigh-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

On the edge of Old Leigh near Southend is the picturesque Leigh on Sea Beach. Small in size but large in character with the ambience of a traditional...

Belfairs Nature Reserve and Woodland

  • Leigh-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Get interactive and learn about the ancient woodlands of south Essex at Belfairs Nature Reserve and Woodland. The 1160 acre landscape is perfect for...

Isle of Grain Beach

  • Rochester
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a great beach? Head down to Isle of Grain, where you’ll find the perfection combination of a sandy and shingled beach for the whole famil...

CJs Bowling

  • Hockley
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

CJs Bowling have 12 Ten pin bowling lanes and cater for all ages plus all the facilities for the disabled. So whatever the occasion come along and en...

Monkey Bizzness

  • Hockley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Monkey Bizzness has a traverse climbing wall and awesome 4 Lane waterfall Astra slide, Canon soft ball shootout guns, 5 a side football and basketbal...

Castle Point Transport Museum

  • Canvey Island
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums 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...

Base Jump

  • Rayleigh
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Base Jump is the largest trampoline park in the entire South East, boasting over 185 interlinked trampolines and 35,000 square feet of fun for all ag...

Wam Bam Boomerang

  • Burnham-on-Crouch
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Wam Bam Boomerang's exciting and innovative play features are set across a multi-level environment aimed at encouraging discovery and exploration. Th...

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