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Take a walk on the wild side this summer and discover the wonderful wildflowers which inhabit the Essex Country Parks. With flora and fauna flourishing there’s no better time to visit. Our rangers suggest walks to enjoy the best of the grassland meadows.
Posted on 27th July 2021Read article
Picnics have been a popular tradition since the middle ages and as its the summer holidays, 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 2021Read article
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 2021Read article
Unfortunately, due to Coronavirus, we are unable to open or welcome visitors to our mills for National Mills Weekend. However, we are celebrating our five Essex-based mills – and their history and heritage – online this year instead! Read on to find out more.
Posted on 7th May 2021Read article
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 2021Read article