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Check out activities taking place in our Essex 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 and your family.

Read on to plan your perfect day out in Essex, or dip into our magazine, Essex Explorer for more inspiration. Explore our wildflower spotter guide, the new Marconi walking trail, a spotlight on Great Notley and Danbury Country Parks and so much more.

Or check out out guide to the Essex Summer of Culture 2022, which has lots of family friendly listings, and so much more.

As part of the Essex Summer of Culture, discover the Essex Cultural Diversity Project series of satellite events at the Essex Country Parks running during May half-term, culminating in the colourful Global Village festival at Hadleigh on 3 July. Browse the listings below to find out more.

Or read our blog to find out more about the filming of The Essex Serpent at Cudmore Grove Country park, and plan your visit to the iconic settings.

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Home education Forest School 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:
    • June 6, 2022
    • June 13, 2022
    • June 20, 2022
    • June 27, 2022
    • July 4, 2022
    • (continued …)
  • Venue: Danbury Country Park
  • Times: 12:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Primary School aged children
  • Price:

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