Half Term Activities in Essex


It’s a special long Jubilee weekend and half term this year! Please be aware many events will be running on reduced visitor numbers and may well be advance tickets only, and tickets for timed entries.

And if you want more inspiration, check out our Castles and Historic Buildings, Museums and Art Galleries, Country Parks, Zoos and Petting Farms listings.

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Kids Rule! at Half Term and Audley End
Audley End House and Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 4JF
Saturday 28th May 2022 to Sunday 5th June 2022, 10am – 5pm
“Celebrate the jubilee half term week by joining our Victorian Fairy Hunters on a very Victorian pastime.”
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A Royal Half Term at Barleylands
Barleylands Farm Park, Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD
Saturday 28th May 2022 to Sunday 5th June 2022
“Join us for Princess Meet & Greets, Magic Shows with Skittleman, fun themed crafts, animal activities, and more!”
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Summer Pond Patrol and Painting
The Beth Chatto Gardens, Clacton Rd, Elmstead, Colchester CO7 7DB
Wednesday 1st June 2022, 10.00am – 12.00pm
“Enjoy a summer morning delving into the busy life of amazing pond creatures, then bring your catches to life with some large scale outdoor painting!”
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