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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Canvey Island

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1165 fun things to do in Canvey Island for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 771 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Canvey Island day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Canvey Island with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Sky Driver ride at Leisure Island Fun Park in Canvey Island

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...

Some of the crazy golf course including some rubber ducks at Caddies

Caddies

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

If you’re looking to give your kids some wonderful memories and a hilarious day out, then head over to Caddies Crazy Golf. They take the classic game...

Buses at Castle Point Transport Museum in Canvey Island

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...

Some kids playing mini golf at Mr Mulligan's in Basildon

Mr Mulligan's Basildon

  • Basildon
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Up for a game of crazy golf with the kids? Head out to Mr Mulligans Basildon and enjoy a putterly awesome experience for the whole family. You’ll hav...

A view of Hadleigh Castle in Hadleigh

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...

Ramps at Legacy XS Centre in South Benfleet

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...

Leigh Heritage Centre

  • Leigh-on-Sea
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

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

Clear day at Leigh on Sea Beach

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...

Boat at Leigh Bell Wharf

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....

Kids Playing in the sand on the beach

AllHallows Beach

  • Rochester
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a great beach in Kent? Head over to AllHallows beach, a quiet little beach spot with a great amount of golden sand - it’s the perfect spo...

Cyclists at Belfairs Nature Reserve and Woodland in Leigh on Sea

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...

Walking path at Wat Tyler Country Park in Basildon

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...

Crownstone at Chalkwell Beach in Southend On Sea

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...

People go kart racing at Rayleigh Indoor Karting Stadium

Rayleigh Indoor Karting Stadium

  • Rayleigh
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Rayleigh Indoor Karting Stadium Arrive and Drive sessions provide a great introduction to karting, where anyone over 10 can be taught to handle their...

Kids in ball pit at The MegaCentre Rayleigh

The MegaCentre Rayleigh

  • Rayleigh
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The MegaCentre Rayleigh is the home of Megazone Lasertag, MegaPlay Soft Play, Music Rooms, Theatre and a Youth Centre. MegaPlay is a Soft Play Area s...

Boy jumping on trampoline at Base Jump in Rayleigh

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...

Steps on trail to Rayleigh Mount in Essex

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...

Clear day at Rayleigh Windmill

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...

Birthday Party at Small Monsters in Stanford-le-Hope

Small Monsters

  • Stanford-le-Hope
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Small Monsters is a family minded, welcoming and fun destination for the under 6s and their families, with a pleasing emphasis on the cleanliness of...

Hour glass at Room Escape Southend

Room Escape Southend

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor
  • Tourist 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...

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