Things to do in Essex

Essex, a place of fun and adventure, a county to explore for a day out to remember. What do you, your family and friends enjoy? Attractions, activities and events? VisitRevisit has everything you need to plan a perfect day out. Start to build your day out today, search for things to do, add the things you will enjoy to your itinerary and when you’re ready, enjoy your day out.

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Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve
Attraction
Free

Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

Set in a spectacular position overlooking the Colne Estuary the visitor centre provides stunning views even on the dullest days.

Grangewaters Outdoor Centre
Activity

Grangewaters Outdoor Centre

Covering more than 70 acres, we have natural woodland, open grassland, 2 lakes, activity areas and accommodation.

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park
Attraction
Free

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

Footpaths and cycle ways in 120 acres of nature park, which will expand to 845 acres. Great birdwatching - and ship watching.

Axe Throwing
Activity
From £15

Axe Throwing

AXE THROWING IS AN EXCITING, SAFE & FUN ACTIVITYLocated outdoors underneath a canopy of trees is our 3 lane, multi target axe throwing range.

2K Obstacle Run
Activity
From £23

2K Obstacle Run

RUN | JOG | WALK 2K & CLIMB 15 OBSTACLESAT THE AWARD WINNING NUCLEAR RACES OBSTACLE COURSELOVEMUD MUDDY FEET GUARANTEED

Nuclear Wild Forest
Activity

Nuclear Wild Forest

Set in 20 acres of mature woodlands Award Winning Nuclear Wild Forest offers the perfect location for everyone.

Colchester Zoo
Attraction
Adults £26.99

Colchester Zoo

A wild adventures awaits you at Colchester Zoo.

Attraction
Free

Belfairs Woodland Centre

The Woodland Centre provides a space for schools, groups and families to learn about south Essexs fantastic ancient woodlands in an interactive way.

Attraction
Free

Chafford Gorges Nature Park

Chafford Gorges nature park and visitors centre offers 200 acres of green space for numerous wildlife and recreation.

Mr Mulligans Basildon
Activity
Adults £8.50

Mr Mulligans Basildon

The next level crazy golf venue is now open. 2 x 12 hole crazy golf courses offer an adventure you'll never forget.

Essex Police Museum
Attraction
Free

Essex Police Museum

The museum tells the story of the history of the police in Essex from the Victorians to modern day.

TopGolf Surrey
Activity
Adults from £5

TopGolf Surrey

The premier entertainment venue in Addlestone with fun point-scoring golf games for all skill levels, upscale bar food and drinks, music and more!

Chelmsford Museum
Attraction
Free

Chelmsford Museum

Chelmsford Museum focuses on areas of local history and interests.