There are lots of country parks dotted across the country – check our listing.
Sky Ropes at Great Notley Country Park offers high rope adventure courses to suit the whole family from tiny tots of two years to big kids and adults. And why not make a day of it – tuck into lunch at Lily’s at Notley Cafe and explore the county’s longest adventure play trail.
And check out the diary of events at the Essex CC owned parks, which are generally suited for younger children.
seaside and coast | steam trains | castles | country parks | country houses | museums and libraries | wildlife | OK technically not in Essex