Come and explore the hidden gems of Essex

Welcome to Explore Essex, helping you to discover the incredible green spaces and places on your doorstep and beyond

What's on

Discover an exciting programme of events and activities at your county parks and heritage places

Places to go

Explore and enjoy the incredible range of country parks and heritage places on your doorstep

Sky Ropes

Swing, swoop and soar on our specially designed Kid’s Play and Sky Ropes

Shop, eat & drink

Browse, shop, eat and drink at our destinations

Explore Essex

Search our parks and places to plan your perfect day out

Or explore events and activities