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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Daws Cross

  1. 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 2.7 miles from Daws Cross
  2. Lake at Hedingham Castle

    Hedingham Castle

    Castle Hedingham

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Hedingham Castle's Norman keep, 110 feet high, was built c.1140 by Aubrey de Vere and is still owned by one of his descendants, Jason Lindsay and his...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 5.8 miles from Daws Cross
  3. Lake at Gosfield Lake Resort in Halstead

    Gosfield Lake Resort

    Halstead

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Gosfield Lake Resort is a private family run leisure park, set in the heart of rural Essex, close to Constable Country and right on the Essex Way. Th...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6.3 miles from Daws Cross
  4. Train at Colne Valley Railway in Castle Hedingham

    Colne Valley Railway

    Castle Hedingham

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Bring your family to come and sample the vintage atmosphere and take a charming hour long ride on an award winning period country Colne Valley Railwa...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 6.7 miles from Daws Cross
  5. Picnic field at Long Melford Country Park

    Long Melford Country Park

    Long Melford

    National ParksNational Parks

    Sun’s out, weather’s gorgeous and you just want to spend the day outdoor? At Melford Country Park you’ll find over 8 hectares of grassland, woodland...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 7.1 miles from Daws Cross
  6. 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 8.1 miles from Daws Cross
  7. 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 8.3 miles from Daws Cross
  8. 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 8.7 miles from Daws Cross
  9. 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 8.7 miles from Daws Cross
  10. 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 8.9 miles from Daws Cross
  11. Bench at Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens

    Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens

    Braintree

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens has 5 acres of formal public gardens incorporating some 250 trees so it's a lovely green space for a family outi...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 9.3 miles from Daws Cross
  12. Kentwell Hall and Gardens

    Kentwell Hall and Gardens

    Long Melford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Come and explore the extravagant Kentwell Hall and Gardens, explore inside the luxurious traditional mansion and discover the friendly animals at the...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 9.6 miles from Daws Cross
  13. Boy with piglets at Boydells Dairy Farm in Braintree

    Boydells Dairy Farm

    Braintree

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Boydells Dairy Farm is a small, family working farm that specialises in sheep milking. Open to the public there’s a guided tour with lots of hands-on...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 9.7 miles from Daws Cross
  14. 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 9.7 miles from Daws Cross
  15. 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 9.8 miles from Daws Cross
  16. 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 9.9 miles from Daws Cross
  17. Walking path at Clare Castle Country Park in Sudbury

    Clare Castle Country Park

    Sudbury

    National ParksNational Parks

    Situated to the south of the picturesque, historic town of Clare, just two minutes' walk from the town centre, Clare Castle Country Park is a beautif...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 10.3 miles from Daws Cross
  18. 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 10.4 miles from Daws Cross
  19. Boys on Treasure Hunt Trail

    Lavenham Treasure Hunt Trail

    Lavenham

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Pirates come in all sorts of packages, so get your band of mini marauders out on the Lavenham Treasure Hunt Trail. The hunt will be full of code bust...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 10.5 miles from Daws Cross
  20. Girl on swing in playground at Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park in Braintree

    Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park

    Braintree

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Finding something that’s fun for teenagers as well as toddlers can be a real challenge! More often than not, you’re pleasing one at the expense of th...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 11.2 miles from Daws Cross

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