Things To Do in Essex

Looking for fun activities to do in Essex? Use this page to find a wide range of fun and exciting things to do.

Essex is a county in the southeast of England, known for its picturesque countryside, historic landmarks, and coastal towns.

We showcase a wide range of activities, attractions, and places to visit in Essex, from arts and culture to nature and wildlife. You can find family-friendly activities, history and heritage sites, shopping, spas and wellbeing, and even free things to do.

Browse all of the attractions that can be found in Essex below.

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Finding The Best Things To Do in Essex

Whatever your interests are, there are all sorts of attractions in Essex that you will enjoy visiting.

Interested in history? There are stately homes, heritage sites, and museums to choose from. Fans of the arts can choose from galleries, craft centres, and theatres.

If you enjoy exploring nature and spotting wildlife, why not spend the day visiting a nature reserve, wildlife park, or zoo? Do you fancy doing something action packed and fast paced? Why not try go-karting, a high ropes course, or solving the puzzles in an escape room?

You can also narrow your search results by selecting the filters to the left of the listings, so if you require wheelchair access, or you are looking for something to do on a rainy day, you can tailor your search to show just the results that are relevant to you.

Each individual listing contains information to help you plan your day, including the address of the attraction, a location map, contact details, and information about any upcoming events or special offers. If you need more ideas for places to visit in Essex, you can read through the Essex guides for more inspiration.

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