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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Chafford Hundred, Essex

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1332 fun things to do in Chafford Hundred for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 871 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Chafford Hundred 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 Chafford Hundred 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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Flip Out Lakeside

  • Grays
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Jump into the fun at Flip Out Lakeside - the ultimate adventure park for trampoline lovers! With dozens of trampolines and lots of exciting attractio...

Essex Fire Museum

  • Grays
  • Indoor
  • Museums 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...

Grays Beach Riverside Park

  • Grays
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Tucked away by an Essex riverfront there is an ancient pirate’s bounty waiting to be unearthed by your family at Grays Beach Riverside Park. Beached...

Chafford Gorges Nature Park

  • Grays
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Chafford Gorges Nature Park has 200 acres of green space, perfect for wildlife, residents of Chafford Hundred and for visitors! Get away from the hus...

Thurrock Museum

  • Grays
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums 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...

Lakeside Karting

  • West Thurrock
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Start your engines, pop on your driving gloves, and whizz on down to Lakeside Karting. Enjoy a go-karting experience with all of the fun and none of...

Partyman World Lakeside

  • West Thurrock
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Who here loves a party? Expect one with face painting, air cannons and a whole lot more at Partyman World Lakeside. Get the party started in their mu...

Hollywood Bowl Lakeside

  • Grays
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Love a bit of competition? Bring the whole family together with a classic game of 10-pin bowling at Hollywood Bowl Lakeside and see who’s got the bes...



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Vue Thurrock

  • West Thurrock
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Escape the rain and the cold, and head off to another universe, all under one roof!Jump into movie magic at Vue Thurrock, where you’ll find all your...

Grangewater Outdoor Education Centre

  • South Ockendon
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

The Grangewater Outdoor Education Centre boasts a 25 acre watersports Lake set within a 75 location and offers bonkers quantities of challenging, cre...

Jump Giants

  • West Thurrock
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Love trampolines? Well, it’s time to get bouncing at Jump Giants Thurrock!  Experience 100s of interconnected trampolines, the world’s first 8-lane e...

Jump Giants Air Park

  • West Thurrock
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Your kids love bouncy castles? We’ll do you one better! Take the little ones to Jump Giants Air Park Thurrock -  the first inflatable theme park in E...

Madplay

  • Dartford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Madplay pride themselves on good service and top quality equipment. Your kids can enjoy a host of activities in the clean and bright facility with th...

Tilbury Fort

  • Tilbury
  • Outdoor
  • Castles 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...

Rainham Marshes

  • Purfleet
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Rainham Marshes is a must to visit for kids and families who love wildlife and being outdoors. The visitor centre has huge picture windows to give yo...

Pirate Cove Adventure Park

  • Greenhithe
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

A great day out for all the family, whether you like it high, dry or in the water! Starting with 2 excellent 18-hole mini golf courses, both with a r...

Dinotropolis

  • Dartford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

What could make your kids love soft play even more? Dinosaurs, of course! Take them to Dinotropolis, the dino-themed adventure park where you’ll play...

Showcase Cinema de Lux Bluewater

  • Greenhithe
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Enter a world of multimedia magic at Showcase Cinema de Lux Bluewater, where there's a whopping 17 screens showing all the best and latest films your...

Stubbers Adventure Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Upminster
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Family adventure starts here, from individual activities to whole days and courses, with loads of options available under the headings Land Based, Mo...

Delta Force Paintball East London

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Paintballing

Experience movie-like fun at Delta Force Paintball East London where you and your family will face thrilling war-themed challenges to become battle h...

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