Things to See & Do

things you must see whilst your here

360 Play Chelmsford!


Somewhere to visit whatever the weather is like and not just another indoor play area attached to the pub!, 360 Play is a revolution in family fun with indoor and outdoor rides, creative and imaginative play set around a three storey play frame. All the facilities are included in your entrance price with nothing extra

Things To Do on Mersea Island


Mersea Museum They are an independent, volunteer-run museum which does give visitors a unique taste of Mersea’s special island heritage. Permanent and mobile exhibitions show the islands history and life from pre-Roman times right up to date. There is particular interest in the maritime days including fishing and oystering, boat construction and sail manufacturing. Things

Visit Chelmsford


Chelmsford’s heritage goes back to Neolithic times. It wasn not til the arrival of the Romans in 60 AD that a little town began to get bigger. Chelmsford was then named Caesaromagus, giving it the great honour of having the name of Caesar which was the only place in the UK to do so. After

Visit Dedham Vale & Stour Valley


Known for vast spaces and big ever lovely skies the Essex countryside is perfect for a walk or a sit-down picnic. The Dedham Vale and Stour Valley shows one of our most beautiful landscapes. Quaint villages, rolling fields, brooks, meadows, old woodlands and a vast variety of local wildlife come together to create what many

Visiting Layer Marney Tower Near Colchester


The Layer Marney Tower gives a great fun day out in Essex. Although it is the tallest Tudor Gatehouse in the county, Layer Marney Tower doesn’t overwhelm the skyline until you are nearly at it. However, take a trip up the River Blackwater as a pretend invader and you couldn’t fail to be blown away

The Colchester Visitor Centre, Walks & Bike Rides around Colchester


The Colchester Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is the tourist office for Colchester, found in the heart of Colchester’s historic bustling centre, within minutes of award winning museums, superb shopping and a wide variety of places to wine and dine. Contact them before you visit for the best advice on where to go, what to do

Rainy Days Out With your children


If you’ve got your children why not try something active like: –    ten pin bowling –    leisurely swimming –    Ice or Roller skating and maybe Quasar in Colchester Don’t forget the Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker which is obviously out of the rain on account if it being under the Essex Land!

Rainy Days out in Essex – Without children


If you’re willing to brave a little bit of rain then for adults, then get in the car and do some antique shopping. How about going to Battlesbridge – it’s right in the centre of the county of Essex and easy to get to. There are several different areas for antique searchers and ample parking.

Martello Beach

Martello Beach in Clacton


Overlooking the wide expanse of Blue Flag-awarded Martello Beach in Clacton

chelmsford theatre

Chelmsford Theatre

Entertainment, Tour

The famous Chelmsford Theatre has some fantastic shows for you and your family to enjoy