Quick Glance!



Most attractions have both indoor and outdoor picnic facilities. You can make a day out extra special by creating an exciting food hamper for you and your family. Picnics offer a great opportunity for children to try new foods and recipes. Click here to get five food and drink suggestions you can try along with some health tips to help you and the environment.


River Lee Country Park 

1,000 acre park with miles of traffic free trails

Clare Castle Country Park 

Castle ruin, adventure playground in picturesque setting

Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre 

Coastal Nature Reserve, shingle beach, Heath and Forest

Fitzwilliam Museum 

Antiquities, Applied Arts, Paintings from respected Artists

Hadleigh Castle Country Park 

Nature Reserve with birds, butterflies and local Fortress ruin

Milton Country Park 

95-acre containing woodland and wetland areas

Needham Lake and Nature Reserve

Nature Reserve with play area for young and old

Pleasure Beach 

15 miles of beach with nearby Historical Landmarks

Natural History Museum 

The Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum

Weald Country Park 

Largest is Essex 700-year-old, 500 acre Country Park