Half Term Activities in Essex


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Explorer Quest
Audley End House and Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 4JF
Saturday 12th February 2021 to Sunday 20th February 2022
“Track down the clues and solve the puzzles as you follow the family trail through the gardens of Audley End, and enjoy a brilliant day out in history.”
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A Magical Half Term
Old MacDonald’s Farm and Fun Park, Weald Road, Brentwood CM14 5AY
Saturday 12th February 2022 to Sunday 20th February 2022
“A magical half term at the farm with Miraiker and The Singing Princesses.”
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Fairies and Dragons
Marsh Farm Adventure Park, Marsh Farm Rd, South Woodham Ferrers CM3 5WP
Saturday 12th February 2022 to Sunday 20th February 2022
“Come along to Marsh Farm of magic and mystical fun for the whole family featuring fairies, dragons and fairytale frolics.”
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Winter Woodland Explorers
The Beth Chatto Gardens, Clacton Rd, Elmstead, Colchester CO7 7DB
Wednesday 16th February 2022, 10am to midday
“Come along and join us for an active outdoor morning in the Wild Garden! Keep warm building dens, trying some woodcraft, fire lighting and cooking over a fire, creating some land art or just exploring the outdoors in your own way.”
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Explore and Discover at the Museum of Power
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon CM9 6QA
Wednesday 16th February 2022 to Sunday 20th February 2022
Bug hunt, arts and crafts, model aeroplane building.
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