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Check out activities taking place in our Country Parks and Heritage Places in the listings below. From Forest School to parkrun and 22 things to do in 2022, we've got something for you.

Looking for a new walking route? Whilst every Essex Country Park offers the perfect place to walk your fluffy friends, we’ve picked some of our top dog walks for you to enjoy. We’ve also put together a list of our favourite Winter Walks – perfect for reconnecting with friends, catching up with family safely.

Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife when visiting our parks and follow the tips from Belhus Woods Rangers, Laura Howles and Tom Heenan, discover how you can make your garden into a hedgehog haven.

Read on to plan your perfect day out in Essex, or dip into our magazine, Essex Explorer for more inspiration. Discover our garden bird spotter guide, top tips for helping winter wildlife, a spotlight on Belhus Woods Country Park and so much more.

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Home education sessions at Danbury Country Park

Aimed at home educated children, this series of six sessions at Danbury Country Park includes nature activities, forest crafts, imagination, physical play and building things.

  • Dates:
    • January 24, 2022
    • January 31, 2022
    • February 7, 2022
    • February 21, 2022
    • February 28, 2022
    • (continued …)
  • Venue: Danbury Country Park
  • Times: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Primary School aged children
  • Price:
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Family Forest School at Danbury Country Park

Don’t let the children have all the fun, connecting with nature is beneficial for everyone. Come and join us at our Family Forest School sessions.

  • Dates:
    • February 5, 2022
    • March 12, 2022
    • April 23, 2022
    • May 14, 2022
    • June 11, 2022
    • (continued …)
  • Venue: Danbury Country Park
  • Times: 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • For the whole family
  • Price: £0-£8

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