What's new at Essex Country Parks?

Stick Man play trail opens at Weald Country Park

24 October 2015

Our new Stick Man play trail at Weald Country Park is now open. This playground encourages creative play, using natural wood that blends with its surroundings.

Be a #CountryParkExplorer

12 May 2015

Share a picture of your great trip to an Essex Country Park on social media, and you could win a prize.

Great Notley Country Park named Essex's best

06 February 2015

Primary Times readers have crowned Great Notley Country Park best park in Essex.

Conservation volunteers needed at Danbury Country Park

27 January 2014

Danbury Country Park is seeking people with a passion for the countryside to help maintain a diverse habitat. Volunteers will gain skills, learn about the area and meet new people.

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    14 October to 10 March 2017

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