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Days Out

Best picnic spots at the Essex Country Parks – Happy International Picnic Day

Picnics have been a popular tradition since the middle ages and as its International Picnic Day there’s no better reason to go for a picnic! We’ve put together a list of our favourite picnic spots across the Essex Country Parks – perfect for reconnecting with friends, catching up with family and eating your favourite food alfresco. Enjoy time spent outdoors in nature with the people you love this summer.

Posted on 17th June 2021

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Wildlife Watch

Get busy and make a bee hotel

It's the perfect time to help the bee population thrive in your garden. Bees are essential to our ecosystem as they help flowers and fruit pollinate. Building a bee hotel will help your garden look blooming beautiful whilst helping maintain a healthy bee population.

Posted on 20th May 2021

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Walks

Bluebell Bliss - Best Bluebell walks in Essex

In the months of April and May Bluebells bloom and huge swathes of woodland come alive with carpets of beautiful blue flowers. We’ve pulled together the best spots to enjoy these vibrant splashes of colour in the Essex Country Parks, from Brentwood and Belhus to Danbury.

Posted on 14th April 2021

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