Lot’s of ideas for days out with the kids in the Harlow, Essex and surrounding areas. Including museums, parks, gardens, boating, farms, swimming, play areas, skating, bowling and more.

Redwings Horse Sanctuary
Ada Cole Visitor Centre
Broadley Common,
Visitor Helpline: 0870 040 0033
Email: info@redwings.co.uk
Website: www.redwings.org.uk

Harlow Town Park
Mandela Avenue Harlow CM20 2HW
Tel: 01279 446655

The Gibberd Garden
Marsh Lane Gilden Way Harlow CM17 0NA
Tel: 01279 442112

RSPB Rye Meads Nature Reserve
Rye Road, Stanstead Abbotts Essex SG12 8JS
Tel: 01992 708383 Website

A fantastic day out for all the family! Come and explore this wetland beside the River Lee.It is a favourite with walkers, birdwatchers and photographersGet close to fantastic wildlife, borrow children’s explorer backpacks or bird bingo sheets, or come to one of our fabulous family events.


Adventure Island Play Barn
Parsonage Lane Sawbridgeworth Hertfordshire CM21 0NG
Tel: 01279 600 907

The Henry Moore Foundation
Dane Tree House Perry Green Much Hadham Hertfordshire SG10 4EE
Tel: 01279 843 333 Website

 Lee Valley Boat Centre
Old Nazeing Road Broxbourne HertfordshireEN10 6LX
Tel:01992 462 085 Website

Waltham Abbey Gardens
Abbey View, Waltham Abbey Essex EN9 1XD
Tel: 08456 770 600 Website

Paradise Wildlife Park
White Stubbs Lane Broxbourne Hertfordshire EN10 7QA
Tel: 01992 470490

1st Bowl Bishops Stortford
4 Anchor Street Bishops Stortford Hertfordshire CM23 3BP
Tel: 0843 538 3017

Lee Valley White Water Centre
Station Road Waltham Cross Hertfordshire EN9 1AB
Tel: 08456 770 606 Website

Celtic Harmony Camp
Brickendon Lane Near Hertford Brickendon Hertfordshire SG13 8NY
Tel: 01438 718543 Website

Hertford Museum
18 Bull Plain Hertford Hertfordshire SG14 1DT
Tel: 01992 582686 Website

Hartham Pool and Gym
Hartham Lane Hertford Hertfordshire SG14 1QR
Tel: 01992 584000 Website

Cheeky Monkeys Jungle Adventure
Fairley House Andrews Lane Cheshunt Hertfordshire EN7 6LA
Tel: 01992 628422

Laser Mayhem
Priors Farm Patch Park Abridge Essex RM4 1AA
Tel: 01708 688517 Website

Epping Ongar Railway Ongar
North Weald Epping, Essex CM5 9AB
Tel: 01277 365200

Epping Ongar Railway is Essex’s longest heritage railway and the closest to London, running from Ongar to North Weald and into Epping Forest.

Play Space
Unit 3 Birchanger Ind Est Stansted Road Bishops Stortford Hertfordshire CM23 2TH
Tel:01279 656646 Website

Hatfield Forest
Bishops Stortford Essex CM22 6NE
Tel: 01279 874040 Website

 Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker Off A128 Chipping Ongar Kelvedon Hatch Essex
Tel: 01277 364 883 Website

Essex Outdoor Activities Ongar Road Kelvedon Hatch Chelmsford Essex CM15 0LA
Tel: 01245 223216 Website