Things To Do In Essex Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Things To Do & Days Out In Essex

  1. West Park Pitch Putt & Crazy Golf

    West Park Pitch Putt & Crazy Golf

    Chelmsford

    Crazy GolfCrazy Golf

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  2. Baddow Hall Park

    Baddow Hall Park

    Chelmsford

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  3. Wacky Warehouse Queen B

    Wacky Warehouse Queen B

    Chelmsford

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  4. Chelmsford Museum

    Chelmsford Museum

    Chelmsford

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  5. Ceramics on the Hop

    Ceramics on the Hop

    Writtle

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  6. Chelmer Park

    Chelmer Park

    Chelmsford

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  7. Hylands House and Park

    Hylands House and Park

    Chelmsford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  8. Coggeshall Grange Barn

    Coggeshall Grange Barn

    Coggeshall

    Arts and CraftsArts and Crafts

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor
  9. White Elm Petting Farm

    White Elm Petting Farm

    Bicknacre

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  10. Maldon Treasure Hunt Trail

    Maldon Treasure Hunt Trail

    Maldon

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  11. Madison Heights

    Madison Heights

    Maldon

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor
  12. Promenade Park

    Promenade Park

    Maldon

    National ParksNational Parks

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  13. Blackwater Leisure Centre

    Blackwater Leisure Centre

    Maldon

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  14. Monkey Puzzle at Madison Heights

    Monkey Puzzle at Madison Heights

    Maldon

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  15. Gosfield Lake Resort

    Gosfield Lake Resort

    Halstead

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  16. Essex Pottery Studio

    Essex Pottery Studio

    Halstead

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  17. Boydells Dairy Farm

    Boydells Dairy Farm

    Braintree

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  18. Flip Out Lakeside Top Pick

    Flip Out Lakeside

    Grays

    Trampoline ParksTrampoline Parks

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  19. RHS Hyde Hall

    RHS Hyde Hall

    Chelmsford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  20. Creepy Crawlies Play Centre

    Creepy Crawlies Play Centre

    Chelmsford

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor

Find Family Days Out In Essex

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1134 fun things to do in Essex for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Southend On Sea, Billericay, Loughton and Brentwood. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 772 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Essex 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 Essex 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!